the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador will travel this weekend to Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Hometown of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, Former leader of the Pacific Cartel, And who is being held in a U.S. prison.
The Office of the Presidency reported on Monday that the federal executive is expected to travel this Friday morning to this municipality to oversee the construction of the Badiraguato-Guadalupe and Calvo road, in the Golden Triangle, an area known for the plantations of nerves , such as marijuana and poppy.
Last year, the March 29, 2020, Supervising this same road, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador waved to the mother of “El Chapo”, Maria Consuelo Loera Pérez.
“I greet you, don’t get down, don’t get down, I already received your letter,” the president said as he greeted the mother of the Mexican drug trafficker, who was inside a van in a video that went go viral on social media.
At the brief meeting, Maria Consuelo Loera Pérez handed him a letter requesting her intervention so that she could travel to the United States and see her son.
It emphasized that that Sunday, 29 of March, was birthday of Ovidi Guzmán Lopez, son of “Chapo”. In October 2019, the government failed in its attempt to stop an operation in Culiacán, Sinaloa.
A day later, in his press conference, the president justified the greeting by pointing out that Chapo’s mother was a 92-year-old lady who deserved his respect and that if she shook hands with criminals of white collar “how am I not going to give it to a lady.”
“She’s a 92-year-old lady and I said, the fatal plague is corruption, not an older adult who deserves all my respect, no matter who your child is.
“I was told she was there, she wanted to greet me, I got out of the van and greeted her. If I shake hands with white-collar criminals, how can I not give it to a lady!” He said.
Will supervise ROADS IN DURANGO AND NAYARIT, THE DAY OF THE POPULAR CONSULTATION
For this Saturday, July 31, President López Obrador is expected to lead the supervision of the San Ignasi-Tayoltita road in San Ignacio, Sinaloa.
For Sunday, August 1, the day of the popular consultation, in Nayarit, President López Obrador will head the supervision of the federal roads La Yesca and Les Varas-Compostela.
For Monday, August 2, President López Obrador will hold a meeting of the Security Cabinet in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, where he will also hold his traditional press conference and after that, return to Mexico City.
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