Thursday, 01 March 2012 17:30
Rightist leader Ossandón criticizes La Moneda.
Puente Alto Mayor Manuel Josè Ossandón has joined in a chorus of politicians objecting to the government’s heavy handed response to the Aysén Social Movement. But Ossandón's crticism is especially telling, since he is a leading figure in President Sebastian Piñera's own Renovacion National, a center-right political party.
“It is a political blunder. I do not blame the Energy Minister, but it is not right the way in which they went about opposing the social movement,” Ossandón told El Mostrador
. Community members in Coyhaique protested on Thursday yet again as part of the Aysén Social Movement. (Photo by Rick Helm/The Santiago Times)Login to read more.