Funides estimates fall between -7 to -11%, Copades projects -20%. Construction, agriculture, commerce, tourism and financials.
The government “has not even wanted to discuss the issues” at the negotiating table. “It has not given a signal to be optimistic,” says Jose Pallais.
Only the good can work to keep evil from triumphing, [but] we who are good are equally guilty if we don’t do anything to combat what is wrong.
Pallais: We’re proposing an independent Truth Commission; they (executive) say that it must be the Truth Commission already authorized by the Assembly.
They burst into and fired on his home, detained him with his wife, fractured his leg with kicks and while he was in jail his brother committed suicide.
Paradoxically, this crisis presents the broad Blue and White Alliance with an opportunity to modify the balance of power with international support.