Catalonia region president Pele Aragones arrived in Chile last Saturday as part of a tour of Central and South America. He wants to meet with former President Michelle Bachelet and Gabriel Boric’s cabinet, visit technology companies supported by Generalitat, and meet with the mayor of Santiago. He also visited the Victor Jara Stadium, which was converted into a concentration camp and torture center during the Pinochet dictatorship. The tour also included visits to Colombia, Uruguay and Argentina.
Catalan President Pele Aragones arrived in Chile this Saturday and is due to meet with Gabriel Boric’s government ministers on Monday, including former President Michel Bachelet and Finance Minister Mario Marcel. Economics, Nicholas Grau.
Aragones, who will undertake a tour of Latin America for the first time, yesterday visited a company in Reytat Chile, a technology transfer center for industry supported by Generalitat, and will meet with Santiago Mayor Iraj Hassler in the afternoon. . (computer).
He then visited the Victor Jara Stadium, which was converted into a detention and torture center during the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship (1973-1990). This stadium was where a Chilean composer was murdered by the regime, accompanied by the musician’s daughter and president Amanda Jara. Victor Jara Foundation.
Meanwhile, this Sunday’s agenda includes a visit to the Museum of Remembrance and Human Rights, which coincides with the 50th anniversary of the coup. and a meeting with the family of the famous Catalan painter Rother Bull, who defected to Chile on the ship Winnipeg in 1939.
The Catalan president will end his tour of Latin America on Monday after also passing through Colombia, Uruguay and Argentina for nine days.
Among the activities of the trip is a meeting with former Uruguayan President Pepe Mujica. Signing of cooperation agreement with Buenos Aires provincial government. and the inauguration of a new delegation of the Catalan regional government of South Corn.
The purpose of the tour is to “enhance political, economic and cultural ties” with the Latin American region, explained regional executive Patricia Playa’s spokeswoman at a press conference before the trip.