Yes you can, United Left Canaria and Podemos Canary Islands have agreed to establish for the municipal elections May 28 in Candelaria a joint coalition municipal bid United Yes We Can. The list is headed by Lourdes Mondejarwho is currently the spokesperson for the Sí se puede group at the City Council.
The coalition arrives at the local elections of 2023 with a clear conviction of unitary work to share the forces and capacities of each organization with the objective of offer the citizens of Candelaria a proposal capable of guaranteeing the defense of their interests. “The municipality has been entrenched by decades of government of the PSOE, subjected to a paralysis that does not allow us to develop transformation projects. From Candelaria we observe other municipalities of Tenerife become pioneers of truly transformative policies, in keeping with the times, to a new way of directing public administrations and of relating to citizens, while in Candelaria we are anchored in the past, in a continuity of the old that does not offer the population no alternative to solve the enormous number and diversity of problems that affect us”, says Lourdes Mondéjar.
“With this unitary proposal, our objective is encourage participation and mobilization at the polls, so as to reinforce the conviction of the people of Candelaria in the transforming value of their own initiatives. Only with the activation of each person who wants a profound change in our municipality will we be able to open a space in the City Council that allows us to follow the transformative path of other municipalities on the island, as they did in 2019 La Laguna, Buenavista, Tacoronte, Puerto de la Cruz, Tegueste and El Rosario”, points out the United Yes We Can candidate.
Originally from Tangier and a neighbor of Araya, Lourdes Mondéjar Rondón has been part of Sí se puede since it was founded in 2007. Mondéjar is Degree in Philosophy and Education SciencesPsychology Section, by the University of Barcelona and degree in Information Sciences from the University of La Laguna. She has also been recognized with the title of Master in Women’s Studies by the Metropolitan Autonomous University, (UAM-Xochimilco) of Mexico City. She has developed her working life as secondary school teacher, specializing in Social Sciences. Since February 2021, she is the spokesperson for the Sí se puede group in the Candelaria City Council.
The candidacy of United Sí Podemos in Candelaria also has the participation of the following people, among the first eight positions, in this order: José Fierros Sierra, resident of Punta Larga, graduate in Anglo-Germanic Philology, retired English teacher, carried out his work teacher in his last eight years of working life at IES Santa Ana; Toni Delgado, from Barranco Hondo, an electrician and photovoltaic installation technician employed in a service and maintenance company; He has a long history as a trade unionist, a job that he carries out as a vocation of service to society and the collective of workers, he is a councilor for the Sí se puede group in Candelaria in this mandate.
In fourth place, Carmen Soto Barrera, a resident of Santa Ana, has been a professional fisherman for 12 years, a fishing patron, and a student of marine tourism and pesca-tourism. She is followed by Violeta López, a resident of Punta Larga, an agronomist, an official at the Ministry of Agriculture, with experience in managing sustainable gardening. Sixthly, Alberto Manuel Rodríguez Martín, a resident of Igueste, is a section manager at a company in the food sector and a sports monitor. The candidacy continues with Manuela Cabrera Coello, also a resident of Igueste, followed by Mayca Coello González, a resident of Punta Larga, a sociologist and civil servant who carries out her work as a technical manager for Sustainable Development and the Fight against Climate Change. She was a spokesperson for Sí se puede in the corporation from 2011 to 2021.