Federico Gutierrez, presidential candidate The street is where the votes are won. More, Federico Gutierrez is only 32 days away from the first presidential election. He has promised to challenge Gustavo Petro (his main rival) for the House of Narino quota.
Gutierrez began his day early this Saturday morning to Boyaca, a religious department in accordance with tradition. It was also the place that, Petro visited this Friday. Former Mayor of Medellin was now a candidate to the center-right. He went to Tunja and met with farmers, academics, peasants and businessmen.
The main Fico’s meeting took place at Tunja Convention Center. There, he met with a large group of citizens who backed Fico at the polls on May 29, 2009.
http://b3.zcubes.com/v.aspx?mid=8301116 posted an Twitter video with ruana with hundreds colombians behind his candidacy for the Team for Colombia. Federico said that: “We’re Going to Win. We all, we Go for President to Transform and Unify Colombia.” This was done while recording the support of a group without a break.
“Happy at home in Boyaca! Through closeness, and being the president of the nation, we will achieve the country that is in order and filled with opportunities, a country where dreams are fulfilled,” he wrote.
On the way, the second polling pointer, reached the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Chiquinquira, a strategic place where dozens of faithful and followers from various parts of the country come together on weekends. The center-right leader kneeled before the Virgin, and was surrounded by his faithful and followers waiting for the early morning Eucharist.
“I requested wisdom from the Virgin. He explained that he asked for his help in my family, as well as for all families in Colombia.
The presidential candidate was captured on video at this place. Prior to his entry, he had a meeting with several inhabitants of the area who embraced him. He also donned the uniform of the Colombian municipality.
Gutierrez was at the church carrying the traditional Boyacan and Virgin of Chiquinquira ruanas on his chest. This was a symbol of his religious zeal, which he has displayed throughout his campaign for the presidency. Remember that just three weeks ago, the Antioquian visited Jericho, Antioquia, and attended the birthplace of Mother Laura, the only Colombian saint recently canonized by Pope Francis.
The candidate for Chiquinquira used the occasion to visit the community and make announcements for those who would be arriving at the palace of the president. “Key issues for Chiquinquira: guaranteeing drinking water for all people, construction and maintenance of roads (especially the Ruta de los Comuneros and the Ubate-Chiquinquira section) and tourism that will create employment and sustainable development.” Mining and employment were other major issues addressed by the paisa leader.
Fico Gutierrez was speaking about the work. He indicated that Tunja has the second highest rate of unemployment in the country. So, in his government plan, he aims to create “about 2,000 jobs with at least 300 new Boyaca companies”.
However He also stated that sustainable mobility must be a priority for the department. He also shared his opinion that the Strategic Public Transport System’s structure should be prioritised in pursuit of these goals. He indicated together that the government will continue to work on the construction of roads and cycle routes.
Gutierrez also sent a message of support to the producers and farmers of potatoes. His latest tweet read: “Peasants in Boyaca: We’ll work harder to create more income and more opportunities for you, and to reshape the potato industry.” Gutierrez will continue to reach out to Colombians and sharing the plan of his government. Gutierrez would like to make a mark at the next elections on May 29.