The Buenos Aires Government will challenge Judge Roberto Gallardo who summoned two ministers to decide on the start of classes

The City Government will refuse to judge Roberto Gallardo on Wednesday morning for his “manifests partiality” Y “his clear political intentions that their failures have historically brought about “, as confirmed by official sources.

The decision was made after the Buenos Aires magistrate will summon the ministers to an audience Soledad Acuña, of Education, and Fernan Quirós, of health, to know the planned protocols on the return from face-to-face classes before him coronavirus.

The measure was evaluated in a meeting held in the afternoon by the Buenos Aires head of government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, and his chief of staff, Felipe Miguel, among other officials who worked on Tuesday night to polish the presentation.

The judge summoned the Buenos Aires ministers within the framework of an amparo filed by a union leader and set a date for February 10.

He also required that he be informed if the City plans to “carry out periodic tests” or any other measure aimed at preventing infections in schools, both among students and teachers.

In this way, questioned the beginning of face-to-face classes on February 17, as scheduled in the City.

“The start of classes is a priority and an objective for the whole society, for which governments, unions, teachers and families are working cooperatively and collaboratively to arrive in the most careful way possible“, they explained to Clarion Buenos Aires government sources, whose authorities point against Gallardo for his long history of confrontation with the policies of macrismo in the City.

Soledad Acuña and Fernán Quirós, ministers of Education and Health of the City, respectively. Both were summoned by Judge Gallardo.

That rivalry goes back to the time of Mauricio Macri at the head of the City and it lasts with Rodríguez Larreta.

In macroism they consider it a “militant judge”, close to Kirchnerism and they tend to lower the price for their “noisy” decisions that later have no correlation in higher judicial instances.

The list of rulings that generated tension includes a ban on parties and bowling after the Time Warp tragedy in 2016; the stoppage of works, in Saavedra, of the viaduct plan for the Miter railway; the suspension and blocking of delivery companies by cell phone applications, and the provision that allowed subway passengers to travel free in stations where escalators will not work, in 2019.

Also, Gallardo stopped the regulation for the use of firearms that the former minister had approved at the national level Patricia bullrich for the security forces.

In the educational field, the judge had made a highly disputed decision in mid-2020 when tried to force the Buenos Aires government to distribute computers with Internet for all students in the context of the pandemic, a measure that was unauthorized by a higher judicial instance.

The summons to the Buenos Aires ministers was set a week before the date set by Rodríguez Larreta for the beginning of classes, February 17. Sources of the City trust that the new judicial round with Gallardo will not modify your plans starting the school year.



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