Montaner Matched with Lucio Gutierrez
- Submitted by: manso
- 10 / 07 / 2010
Strange pair that appeared on NTN 24, the right-wing TV channel of Colombia aligned with the US FOX: a few hours after the coup d’état attempt in Quito, CIA operative Carlos Alberto Montaner, fugitive from Cuban justice for terrorism, joined one of the leaders of the failed complot in Ecuador, former military officer Lucio Gutiérrez, to attack President Rafael Correa.
Montaner opened the show denigrating the head of state with fallacies, in his own way: “If he (President Correa) were killed at that time (...) that could have caused a bloodbath in the country, why did he do that?, he should never do that. That is not a presidential behavior –the fact of having ripped off his tie and to challenge the police officers”, he said.
Describing the head of state as “bad-tempered man” and a “person who finds it hard to control himself”, Montaner –known just because of these characteristics–accused him of having gone to meet the revolting police officers to provoke them. “He went there neither to find a consensus nor to talk, but to defeat”, he stressed.
Calling removed head of state Lucio Gutiérrez with an unusual deference, “Mr. ex-president”, Montaner asked him with a beautiful incredulity: Did you really intend to overthrow Rafael Correa?”
And the coup conspirator answered him with a lot of solemnity: “Greetings to the entire democratic world…, I refute President Correa’s assertions that there had been a coup d’état attempt in Ecuador. It had only been a protest by private police officers, a protest by the police troop”.
Regardless of his media shows, Montaner is known because of his fanatical support to the most extremists of the Cuban-American mafia. Last year, he became, after the coup d’état against Honduran President Manuel Zelaya on June 28, frenzied apologist of dictator Roberto Micheletti, along with US member of Congress Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and another Cuban-American CIA terrorist collaborator, Armando Valladares.
Montaner repeatedly appeared in Tegucigalpa to “defend human rights”, as he applauded when the Honduran fascist regime launched its police against the protests of the Resistance.
Graduate from the Inter-American Defense College (IADC) in Washington, Lucio Gutiérrez participated in the coup d’état against constitutional President on January 21, 2000. He was elected to the presidency in 2002. A popular protest overthrew him from power on April 20, 2005 amid a strong suppression that caused the death of a journalist, Chilean photographer Julio García, and injuries to hundreds of people.
Nuestra Tele Noticias 24 Horas (NTN24) is a right-wing news channel owned by Colombian RCN TV chain that broadcasts from its studios in Bogota, Colombia.
Cubasi Translation Staff