After the arrival of Constanza Schönhaut at La Moneda, Minister Giorgio Jackson assured that “the standards of transparency and conflict of interest in the hiring of relatives and close ones” are being met. This, since she had a relationship with the ex-conventional, which generated some criticism. “I can confirm that these instructions are being fully complied with. (…) To the best of my knowledge, few words,” said the Secretary of State.
The deputy and psychiatrist, Mary Louise Cordero charged that the current Minister of Social Development, Giorgio Jackson, paid criminals during 2006 to destroy demonstrations.
In detail, the parliamentarian made this complaint during her participation in the internet program, Things as they are, during a conversation with the communicator Alexis Maldonado and the former conventional Theresa Marinovic.
What did the deputy say?
“I worked in 2006 in Paternitythis foundation that takes care of criminals and it turns out that one day one of my delinquent patients arrived late and I told him why you were late for the consultation‘no doctor because Jackson paid me seven lucas to break traffic lights’“, Deputy Cordero pointed out to start her story.
“I tell this, not to beat Jackson, but for people to get out of the naivety they have”he added.
Along these lines, María Luisa Cordero stated: “This -Giorgio- Jackson who seems so rational, that here, that there, that he donated his salary, a lie, he donates money to generate things for his party”.
“He paid these drug addicts, criminals, who stole cell phones to break traffic lights during protests. People have to know that this is a political organization, all this that happens is not accidental, this is the leg in the street that the Communist Party has “added the congresswoman.
To the above, the former constituent Marinovic added: “That’s right, I do not know, I have no idea if it was Jackson himself or another, but what is clear, because it has come to me from many sources, is that there were payments to go to cause destruction on Friday afternoons.
“I work with a person who went once and all his friends went to this once a week, it was like the reel and paid in addition”, continued the executive director of Fundación Nueva Mente.
– Alexis Maldonado (@alexistvsur) September 14, 2022
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Although his party (RD) requested it, Jackson said that “it is not the subject of my concerns today.”
Annoyance generated in the Democratic Revolution by the departure of Miguel Crispi de la Subdere, who was replaced by the communist Nicolás Cataldo. According to the helmsman of the conglomerate, Juan Ignacio Latorre, they asked President Boric to incorporate Minister Jackson back into the political committee.
The senator and president of the Democratic Revolution, Juan Ignacio Latorre, recognized annoyance after the departure of Miguel Crispi from the Undersecretary of Regional Development, which remained in the hands of the Communist Party.
This is a controversy that was generated after the change of cabinet, where the Broad Front party ended up as one of the most affected.
This, both because of Crispi’s departure from Subdere, and because of the change of Giorgio Jackson, which passed from the Segpres, to the Ministry of Social Development.
And incidentally, he left the political committee, considered the heart of the Executive.
In this regard, Senator Latorre recognized that “there was indeed annoyance in the militancy, they did not understand the signals and the changes that harmed the RD and favored the PC, there was some annoyance.”
in conversation with Radio Concert, the ampista front helmsman assured that the subject was discussed personally with President Boric in a reserved meeting in La Moneda.
“It was a frank meeting where the president explains to us, he does not account for us, because here it is not that we come to demand things from the president, but rather we wanted to talk so that he could explain to us what the design was,” he revealed.
“The president assured us that for him the Democratic Revolution is an important government party, there will be a direct line with the national leadership. And Giorgio Jackson, regardless of not sitting in the Monday meeting, still has a direct line to the President,” he added.
“Miguel Crispi now assumes a very important role on the second floor. Boric told us that he wants Miguel Crispi nearby to reinforce the second floor and his political cabinet in the Presidency, ”he pointed out.
RD asks to reinstate Jackson to the political committee
In this sense, Latorre insisted that, for the Government, democratic revolution It’s still an important game.
For the same reason, they asked President Boric to reinstate Minister Jackson to the political committee.
“We present him with the possibility that he evaluates, not necessarily now, later, the incorporation of Giorgio Jackson as Minister of Social Development, to the political committee”, he sentenced.
“That was left to be evaluated, there is no requirement, there is nothing concrete”, clarified the RD helmsman.
In any case, Senator Latorre asked to turn the page after the cabinet change.
“We are just starting, we have only been here for six months, let’s not stay in a small fight, especially in this, of the disputes of the plots of power, of the State as loot”, he asked.
Chile: President Gabriel Boric carries out a profound reform that affects the core of his Government | Izkia Siches | George Jackson | NMR | WORLD
The President of Chile, Gabriel Boric, undertook this Tuesday a profound remodeling of his cabinet that affected relevant figures, including the Ministers of the Interior, Izkia Siches; of the presidency, Giorgio Jackson, and the political committee, the nucleus in which the decisions of depth in the Palace of La Moneda.
The restructuring of the cabinet, which turns towards the center left, is the first in its almost six months in office, it comes two days after the overwhelming triumph of rejection in the plebiscite to change the Constitution and takes place amid pressure from the opposition and tensions within the left-wing coalition on which the president relies.
Boric appointed as the new Minister of the Interior Carolina Toha, daughter of Jose Toha, Prime Minister of the Interior in the government of the ousted president Salvador Allende and one of the men who was retaliated against and imprisoned by the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990) and member of the Center Party for Democracy (PPD).
As minister of the presidency, the president chose Ana Lya Uriarte, a woman from the Socialist party with a broad career and political experience.
Jackson, one of the men closest to the president, a partner in the student protests, remains in the Government as the new Minister of Social Development and Family, while the new Minister of Health joins the epidemiologist Ximena Aguilera.
He also joins the Executive Diego Pardowmember of Social Convergence, the same party as the president, as Minister of Energy, and Silvia Diazan independent close to the PPD, who becomes the first Minister of Science in the history of Chile.
Controversy in the undersecretary
The announcement of the changes and the swearing-in ceremony were delayed for more than an hour, apparently due to the controversy sparked by the appointment of the former student leader and member of the communist party as Undersecretary of the Interior, Nicholas Cataldowho became the shortest deputy secretary in Chilean history.
Shortly after the news was known, members of the opposition and the local newspaper “La Tercera” rescued from social networks, mainly Twitter, messages from Cataldo in 2011 in which harshly criticized the military and accused them of infiltrating the protests, torturing and overstepping its attributions.
One of the most critical of the appointment was the former Minister of Education, Marcela Cubilloswho assured that “if that is true, the Government has decided to laugh in the face of the victims of violence and of the southern macrozone”, in relation to the conflict in Araucanía.
Cataldo was going to replace in the position to Manuel Monsalve, A prominent member of the PPD who sounded like the new minister of the presidency, and who after the dismissal of Cataldo – whose appointment had been made official by the Presidency – remained in office.
During this day, President Gabriel Boric made various changes in his cabinet, modifications that come after the defeat of the Approve option in the exit plebiscite.
One of those who left his post was the Minister Secretary General of the Presidency and the president’s right-hand man, Giorgio Jackson, who has now assumed command of the Social Development portfolio. At Sepgres, Ana Lya Uriarte was appointed as minister.
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Two would have been the main reasons that caused his departure from Segpres. The first of these is his management in the relationship between the Executive and the Legislativewhich has been harshly criticized by various political sectors.
Secondly, the former Secretary of State was accused by many in the opposition -and also in sectors of the ruling party- of being one of those responsible for the triumph of Rejection in the exit plebiscite this Sunday.
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in conversation with CNN Chile, the general secretary of the UDI, Mary Joseph Hoffmanstated that “if Minister Jackson had intervened in the Constitutional Convention and would have moderated the multinational, given certainty that the house would not only be decent, but also own, would have given guarantees that the funds would be inheritable, we would have had another result”.
Also, after knowing the results of the elections, the socialist senator fidel espinoza He sent him a harsh message through his social networks: “Hopefully Giorgio Jackson, who was the main person responsible for this debacle, already has your resignation on the table. The damage you have caused is enormous. You were the ideologue of many of the constitutional norms that the citizenry rejected”.
I wish @GiorgioJackson that you were the main person responsible for this debacle and you already have your resignation on the table. The damage you have caused is enormous. You were the ideologue of many of the constitutional norms that the citizenry rejected.
— Fidel Espinoza Sandoval (@fidelsenador) September 4, 2022