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Katta Alonso, founder of the Quintero-Puchuncaví Movement for Women in Sacrifice Zones in Resistencia, thanked the possibility of sharing with the president-elect and indicated that the future president has a commitment to the sacrifice zones. “We can’t go on like this and he’s very clear about it,” she said.

Friday March 11, 2022 10:30 a.m.

Gabriel Boric (command photo)

After 8:30 a.m., the president-elect, Gabriel Boric, participated in a citizen breakfast with neighborhood leaders from Viña del Mar.

The activity, which took place in the Cerro Castillo Presidential Palacesummoned women linked to feminist, territorial and water defense organizations.

The mayor of Viña del Mar, Macarena Ripamonti, He indicated that the meeting was emotional and close. “There was a woman: Margarita. She is 84 years old and is part of one of the self-managed populations in Latin America and she is in defense because a few years ago a highway was going to pass and it was going to tear down and expropriate all the elderly people who, after leaving the factories, they were going to build their houses,” he said.

“That woman, an elderly person, who is at the end of her life, never thought that she would be able to share breakfast with a President of the Republic and sit with him in a normal way, in a humble relationship. A person who does not take pride in his position. I think that is very exciting and shows a style of governance that I think our country is sorely lacking,” added the municipal authority.

For its part, Kata Alonsofounder of the Quintero-Puchuncaví Women’s Movement in Sacrifice Zones in Resistance, thanked the possibility of sharing with the president-elect and indicated that the future president has a commitment to the sacrifice zones. “We cannot continue like this and he is very clear about it,” he said.

“It is a great hope that this government starts with civil society,” he said.

After this activity, At 10:30 the official photograph of the President Elect with his ministerial cabinet is scheduled. Minutes later, the future president will take a photo with the governors.

At 11:15 am, the transfer of the future president will begin from the Palacio de Cerro Castillo to the National Congress. After that, the presidential change of command ceremony and the swearing-in of the new minister will begin.

At 6:40 p.m., the president-elect would arrive in Santiago at the Palacio de la Moneda, from where he would issue a presidential message.