AMLO in Tabasco: “A constitutional electoral reform is needed”
AMLO explained that Lazaro Cardenas Batel he will leave his position as coordinator of advisors in the Presidency to dedicate himself and perform within the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac).
“Lázaro is going to work in the celac”.
With the subject of social decomposition, the president referred to the use of drugs such as fentanyl and assured that before using resources to deal with the consequences (which is also necessary, according to what he said) the causes must be addressed. He exemplified what was said with the case of the United States.
“They should be allocating funds to attend to the causes and also in diffusion about the damage caused by drugs. (…) The first and fundamental thing here, in the United States and anywhere, is that the causes are addressed, that people are happy and that they do not need to resort to any drug”.
“With neoliberalism, family disintegration grew a lot.”
Bullying in Mexico
Behind the death of Norma Lizbethvictim of bullyingafter a fight in the State of Mexico and the case of a young man who denounced sexual abuse during a rookie At UANL, the president affirmed that values must be rescued to face this type of social problems.
“I believe that the most important thing is strengthen cultural, moral and spiritual values, and that Mexico has a large reserve of values. It is very important that families do not break up and that we do not abandon our traditions.
Development of southeastern Mexico
The president highlighted the southern states paper in the country for the development of the country for decades and assured that it is time to give back a little of what they have given. He highlighted the wealth of the entities in relation to the natural resources and forecast the growth of the region in the coming years.
“What we are contemplating is that Tabasco, Chiapas, Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatan they can live off their natural resources, of ecology, because the tropical forest, the flora, the fauna of the southeast is unique. We are talking about the second most important natural reserve in the world after the Amazon”.
When recalling the elevation of the pension for the elderly At the constitutional level, AMLO launched:
“Let it be known, that the most rancid conservative party voted against of this reform, so they are not even dreaming that they are going to return under their jurisdiction ”.
Given the express question of a reporter about whether a electoral reformLópez Obrador replied: “Yes, a constitutional reform is needed”.
“It won’t last long, the budget is for the people, for the people.”
Millionaire departure of Lorenzo Córdova from INE
federal deputy Mario Llergo assured that Lorenzo Córdova, president counselor of the National Electoral Institute (INE), will receive around 9 million pesos at the end of his position (April 3) for various concepts such as commission completion compensation, Christmas bonus amounts, vacation premium and individualized separation insurance.
In this regard, AMLO commented:
“They are one of the things that must be corrected going forward. We tried, even all those very high salaries, the benefits of high officials that are onerous and that offend the majority of Mexicans, are no longer present in the Executive Power.
“We made the decision to reduce salaries, remove all those benefits and privileges. However, in the Judiciary and in these supposedly autonomous bodies they continued to maintain themselves because they they took shelter.
“What does this money mean that the president of the INE is going to take? It means they have a special savings bank.”
From December 2018 to March 2023, the authorities have assured 669 kilos of marijuanathousand 878 kilos of cocaine112 kilos of methamphetamine8 aircraft, 18 ships, 67 boats, 1,850 land vehicles, 398 firearms, 23,879 cartridges, 426 chargers, 32 grenades, 2.2 million pesos, 1.7 million dollars and 1,271 people have been arrested.
Safety in Tabasco
Luis Cresencio SandovalSecretary of National Defense, presented the report of state security.
He highlighted that Tabasco is the 22nd place nationwide in incidence of intentional homicides (since December 2018) with a cumulative number of 1,816 cases, below the national average of 3,673.
By every 100 thousand inhabitantsthe entity is located in the site 15 with an average of 76 cases, the national average is 102.
Carlos Manuel Merino Camposgovernor of Tabascowelcomed President López Obrador and the cabinet that accompanies him.
“We are very pleased that today you are in our state and we are at your service. Welcome Mr. President and secretaries”.
The conference began from Tabasco.