The phrase that Panera always repeats is that which Pedro de Valdivia wrote to the Spanish king, telling him that "he saw a majestic mountain range from which a swift river that quickly descended to the sea descended."
In fact, he was so sure about his origins that he caused part of the newspaper Mercury, where they unmask false news.
After an exhaustive investigation involving three national historians, it was established that Pedro de Valdivia had never written that phrase to the King of Spain in any of his 11 letters and a report attributed to the conqueror.
Mario Orelana, a national history award and recognized as one of the largest experts in letter letters, confirmed that the quote "does not appear anywhere in the letters of Pedro de Valdivia (…). Reading all the letters, there is no similar phrase, nor one. "
From the presidency claimed that Pingera took these words "from a column written by architect Christian Bozza, taken out of a critical comment on the work" The Foundation of Santiago de Pedro Lira ".
This text was published in April 2016, but the president used this appointment at least since 2001 in various speeches, interviews and letters to the director.
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