Buenos Aires, Oct 27 – Politicians from Latin America praised the victory of President Dilma Rousseff for a second term in Brazil, something that confirms the trend of integration underway in the region.
Through social networks, leaders from Central and South America congratulated the Workers Party leader, who defeated almost by four points socialdemocrat Aecio Neves.
“It is a great victory of the social inclusion and regional integration”, wrote Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, in her Twitter account, while Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said: “Wonderful victory of Dilma in Brazil. Our giant continues with the Workers Party. Congratulations Dilma, Lula, Brazil!!!”
On his side, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro highlited: “Victory of Dilma in Brazil. Victory of the People Victory of Lula and his legacy. Victory of the peoples from Latin America and the Caribbean”.
From El Salvador, its President Salvador Sanchez wrote: “Party day in Brazil and Latin America: Our peoples have decided to continue building their well-being and happiness”.
Tabare Vazquez, presidential candidate from the party Frente Amplio in Uruguay, running for elections in his country, wrote “Good news from Brazil, comrades! Victory for Dilma!”. Sergio Urribari, governor of the Entre Rios province in Argentina and candidate from the ruling party for elections in 2015, wrote “Great delight for this victory of @dilmabr. Congratulations for her, Lula, WP and Brazil for continue progressing”, while former senator and incumbent secretary for Affairs related to the Malvinas, Daniel Filmus, wrote “Great Dilma, Lula and WP: We continue transforming Latin America”.
Argentine ambassador to OAS, Nilda Garre, wrote “this victory is a very good piece of news for the continuity of the Latin American people’s effort” while parliamentarian Carlos Heller said that it is a victory “to consolidate Latin American unity”.
As response to the numerous friendly expressions and congratulations Rousseff replied in @dilmabr: “Muito obrigada”.
Source: Prensa Latina