The highlights of “La Mañanera”


In his morning press conference, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pointed out that the leaders of the political parties “are not the heads of the legislators, the legislator is a representative of the people, a legislator does not represent a party”, in the face of the so-called constitutional moratorium.

He added that the national opposition leaders who make up the coalition It goes through Mexico, they seem promoters of the Fourth Transformation.

“He does not want us to do well, nothing more than that they have very bad advisory leaders, for example that they are not going to legislate or that they are not going to approve anything that the Executive sends to Congress, then what is the Legislative Power for? ?, its function is to legislate”, he referred

If I acted in bad faith, I would even say that they keep the same leaders of these parties there, because they help us, they seem promoters of transformation. It’s like saying that the leaders of the leaders of the opposition bloc, for Mexico, ‘hold on, hold on, the people rise up,’” he added.

  • The president reiterated that he will not change his security strategy, despite the clashes that took place yesterday in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas and Texcaltitlán, State of Mexico.

He added that the coordinated work with state and municipal authorities will continue and, above all, attention to the causes of insecurity through the Welfare Programs.

“It is very unfortunate that these acts of violence continue to occur; they are being attended to. In the case of San Cristóbal (de las Casas), there are two groups that are disputing the control of a market. (…) We are going to continue acting, applying the law and there will be no impunity”, he stressed.

“We think that the causes must be addressed. Of course, everything we do helps, which had not been done before, working every day for safety”, he asserted.

The chief executive specified that the events related to crime are focused on Michoacán, Guanajuato, the State of Mexico, Baja California, Jalisco and Sonora, states that concentrate 49 percent of the homicides in the country.

  • The Olmeca refinery in Dos Bocas, which will be inaugurated on July 2, will have a test phase that will allow all the machinery to be harmonized, said President López Obrador.

“We are going to inaugurate the refinery, but knowing that a process of some plants is starting. It is a monumental, enormous thing; we are talking about hundreds of plants, of equipment to obtain the fuel”, he explained.

The new complex in Paraíso, Tabasco, will produce at full capacity in 2023, about 340,000 barrels per day, and will be operated by refining specialists, the president explained in a morning conference.

With the rehabilitation of the six refineries in the country, up to 1,200,000 barrels will be processed, so the commitment to be self-sufficient in fuels from next year and not buy them abroad will be fulfilled.

  • The president of Mexico pointed out that the containers stolen a few days ago in the port of Manzanillo, Colima, “are appearing or are being collected” and it will be the Secretary of the Navy who will present all the information in this regard.

“The containers from Colima are already appearing or are being collected. All information is going to be presented about what the containers of merchandise had, they talked about gold, silver, diamonds…, and a report is going to be presented to the Secretary of the Navy, ”he explained.

He affirmed that said robbery does not affect the image of Mexico at an international level and launched himself against the media for spreading false information about the case.

“Not because, of course, slander is clarified as it is handled in the underworld of journalism, slander when it does not stain smut, it always affects, they always do,” stressed the head of the Mexican federal executive.


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