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Fernando Burlando explained why he is campaigning with one of the murderers of José Luis Cabezas


The media lawyer and pre-candidate for Buenos Aires governor appears in his first campaign spot with José Luis Auge.

Fernando Burlando appears in his first campaign spot for the Buenos Aires governorship with

 José Luis Auge, a member of the "Banda de Los Hornos" and one of the murderers of José Luis Cabezas,

whom he defended as a lawyer in 2000 during the trial for the crime of the photojournalist for Noticias magazine.

The now candidate recognized him in an interview, after the scandal that generated his first electoral campaign video in a tour of the Los Hornos neighborhood, where he appears

hugged and talking with one of Cabezas' murderers

, assuring that "there is no doubt about the decency of all the people who have come" to greet him.

"There are many people with criminal records.

I'm not the one to cancel anyone

," Burlando said this Friday in dialogue with Radio Perfil.

And he added: "I don't want to cancel a neighborhood or people because there has been an episode of these characteristics.

That delays. All this leads us to hatred and permanent punishment."

Despite the fact that the journalists from Radio Perfil insisted that he carry out a self-criticism for appearing in that video with one of Cabezas' assassins, Burlando

first denied that Auge was in his campaign spot

, then said that he was not hugging him, that he was not he regretted having "defended" the murderers of Cabezas and finally ended the conversation by saying that "even so, they are not going to change my ideas or my convictions."

"The scandalous thing is that now Fernando Burlando, who says that it is time to defend the province of Buenos Aires, with a heavy-handed speech,

uses a convicted murderer,

who is released today because of how badly the Argentine Justice works, to Talk about security.

It's the fox guarding the chicken coop

," journalist Gabriel Michi, Cabezas' partner in the investigation of Alfredo Yabrán in Pinamar, assured on C5N when the businessman ordered his assassination in the summer of 1997.

"He uses a proven murderer of a colleague of ours, such as José Luis Cabezas, for his publicity spot as a candidate for governor, saying that he is going to guarantee security. With assassins who are going to support him, it is difficult," added the journalist

Michi , author of the book Cabezas, a journalist, a crime, a country.

At the same time, Michi

denied that the lawyer Burlando had been a "friend" of Cabezas's parents

, as the candidate for governor of Buenos Aires assured in the interview with Radio Perfil.

"We just talked about it with

Gladys Cabezas, José Luis's sister, who is broken, hurt and outraged

. Burlando is using the name of the parents to try to look good. The parents died from the pain caused by the murder of their son and apart from the pain of the early release of the murderers, in which Fernando Burlando was a participant so that this can be achieved, so that they can be released earlier," said Michi.

In fact, on her Instagram account, Gladys Cabezas posted this Friday the photo in which she is seen talking to Burlando with Auge and said that "

this is the murderer of my brother. And the other is the one who defended him and wants to be governor

"Campaign Spotify".

The scandal multiplied on social networks,

with dozens of people repudiating the political use of a murderer as part of the decoration of his electoral campaign spot.

Eduardo Feinmann exclaimed on his Twitter account:

"A shame! With one of the murderers of José Luis Cabezas #NoSeOlvidenDeCabezas"

, the journalist claimed.

The media lawyer made his first electoral campaign video dressed in a white tank top, shorts and flip-flops, to

try to blend in

with the residents of the Los Hornos neighborhood of La Plata. 

"The worst thing is not Fernando Burlando's poor disguise.

The worst thing is to hug one of the murderers of José Luis Cabezas,

whom he defended in court after the crime," said journalist Pablo Sirvén. 

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Source: clarin

All news articles on 2023-03-24

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