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Violence in Chiapas and Tulum/ 2021 Report

By Sofía Hanna | Tue, 03/30/2021 - 11:14

COVID-19. The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, announced that Mexico has already been down in infections for six weeks. He also mentioned that since Dec. 23, 7 million 150 thousand people had been vaccinated in the country.

 

Military in Chiapas. The head of the Ministry of National Defense (Sedena), Luis Cresencio Sandoval, addressed the death of a Guatemalan man at an Army checkpoint in Chiapas confirmed that there was never a direct attack against them, but the uniformed men did fire. "There is an erroneous reaction on the part of the military personnel because there was no aggression, but one of our elements fires a shot where he wounds one of the civilians who were in that vehicle; There were three people," said Sandoval.

 

Murder in Tulum. Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard assured that AMLO does not know if Nayib Bukele, the president of El Salvador, has additional information about the murder of Victoria Esperanza Salazar in Tulum. This is because the Salvadoran president indicated that there are more aggressors, "yesterday the prosecution released its report and that is what we know, so far we have no additional information," mentioned Ebrard.

 

2021 report. López Obrador stated that his cabinet would only go to this report, as prevention against COVID-19, "we are going to inform the people, as we do every three months and we are going to make known what is happening and how we are doing in general so that people have elements and a criterion of what our government is can be formed."

 

Romero Deschamps. AMLO announced that the Financial Intelligence Unit (UIF) showed that there are complaints before the prosecution against Carlos Romero Deschamps for deposits of MX$ 309 million (US$ 14.9 million).

 

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Gobierno de México
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Sofía Hanna Sofía Hanna Junior Journalist and Industry Analyst