By defending the delivery of mega-projects to the Armed Forces, the President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stated that it is so that they do not end up in the hands of “vultures”.
We are not going to be working, investing, so that later the buzzards come to take what is the people of Mexico. That is over, we no longer want neoliberal or neo-Porfirist politics, Mexico belongs to the Mexicans,” said the President during his visit to this Veracruz port.
Lopez Obrador supervised the remodeling works that are part of the mega-project of the Interoceanic Corridora crossing point from Veracruz to the Pacific Ocean, with rehabilitated ports and trains and centers of development, and repeated what was said yesterday in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, his order that everything be left in the hands of the Secretary of the Navy.
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The transition is already taking place so that this project as a whole, the railways, from Palenque to Coatzacoalcos, from Coatzacoalcos to Salina Cruz; from Ixtepec to Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas, on the border with Guatemala, everything is a horseshoe; we are talking about more than a thousand kilometers of railways; the ports of Dos Bocas, the port of Coatzacoalcos, the port of Salina Cruz, Puerto Chiapas. The 10 industrial parks, all (are) managed by a company from the Secretary of the Navy,” he said.
“Because we don’t want to, I touch plastic, as if it were wood, we don’t want this public investment, this money from the people to later go to private companies. We don’t want privatizations.”
In the case of mayan train, the airports of Tulum, Palenque, Chetumal and Felipe Ángeles will be for another company, this one from the Secretary of Defense, he explained.
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The Tabasco politician maintained that the Armed Forces, which depend on the Executive Power, will defend the works, although he did not say how.
Who can take care of all this patrimony of the Mexicans, who can be trusted to defend these ports, defend the railroad? To the marines of Mexico,” he assured.
Accompanied by the Governor of Veracruz, Cuitláhuac García, and the heads of Pemex, the Energy Secretariat, the CFE, and the Civil Service, the President closed here a tour that began last Thursday in Oaxaca, where he visited victims of Hurricane “Agatha “.
At the event led by Lopez Obrador Some residents who came to thank works carried out in their localities were allowed to pass.
In his speech, the President also presumed that if what was done had not been done, the impact of inflation would have been greater.
(With information from Reforma Agency)