“PA anachronism” |: The opponent
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Government resistance Lula Criticizing dictators goes against even other leftist parties in neighboring countries, he says Crusoe.
“This obstacle to moving forward is partly because many of the PA cadres have close and personal relationships with these dictators. the new one Jose DirceuFor example, he was exiled in Cuba during the military dictatorship in 1969-1975. Lula himself has been friends with Ortega since 1980, when he visited Nicaragua to attend the first anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution. During a televised debate during the presidential campaign last year, he excitedly recalled the moments he spent in the Central American country.
“I was very proud to participate in the commemoration of the anniversary of the Sandinista revolution on July 19, 1980, in which a 30-year-old dictator named Somoza was overthrown,” Lula said. In the same decade, PA members identified with what was happening in Nicaragua, mainly because many Catholic priests took up arms during the revolution, which brought them closer to preaching liberation theology in Brazil. PT members have also traveled to the country to participate in literacy campaigns and health drives.”