The pozole smells closer and closer. It’s the last Monday in July, so we’re only a few days away from the start of the home stretch of the year. With this will come the end of summer, national holidays, autumn, Day of the Dead and Christmas. However, there are still important news and here we tell you. In Mexico, President AMLO blamed conservatives for a negative campaign against the AICM; In addition to the Mayan Train suffered another setback. Meanwhile, around the world, the Pope apologized to the Indigenous peoples of Canada for genocide and colonization. This is the most relevant news for today, July 25.
3:38 p.m. Shooting in Langley, Canada kills 3; the police kill the attacker
A shooting in the town of Langley, Canada, left at least three people dead, including the alleged attacker, and two others seriously injured.
According to what was reported by the Royal Mounted Police, the attack occurred in the aforementioned town, located 45 kilometers southeast of Vancouver, in the province of British Columbia.
All of the victims were homeless, so authorities believe it was a planned attack.
2:00 p.m. Pope Francis apologizes to Indigenous peoples of Canada for genocide and colonialism
Pope Francis on Monday asked forgiveness “for the harm that so many Christians did to indigenous peoples” during colonization and for the “cooperation” and “indifference” of the Catholic Church, during his visit to the city of Maskwacis, where we were the largest boarding schools in which the Canadian state organized the processes of “assimilation” of the children of the indigenous peoples.
“To tell you, with all my heart, that I am deeply hurt: I apologize for the way in which, unfortunately, many Christians have adopted the colonialist mentality of the powers that oppressed the indigenous peoples,” Francis said, seated among representatives of the chiefs of indigenous peoples and in front of more than 2,000 people, including many victims of these boarding schools.
1:38 p.m. Jorge Winckler is arrested: Former Veracruz prosecutor with Yunes is charged with kidnapping
This Monday, the arrest of former Veracruz prosecutor Jorge Winckler Ortiz was confirmed in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, whom the authorities were looking for for crimes such as torture.
It was the lawyer Jorge Reyes Peralta who reported that the person in charge under the government of the member of the PAN Miguel Ángel Yunes Linares, and who remained for three years “at short notice”, was finally apprehended.
“As far as we know, that we are media, we have been in this forum for 47 years, we have complete certainty, they have confirmed that Jorge Winckler has been arrested, the one who was a prosecutor and who fled and been fired from the prosecutor’s office,” Reyes told Peralta.
10:53 a.m. New setback for the Maya Train: the judge maintains the suspension and orders the work to be stopped on section 5 South
The Yucatan-based First District Judge decided to maintain the suspension of work on Section 5 South of the Mayan Train, which connects Playa del Carmen to Tulum, despite the fact that there is already an environmental impact statement (MIA) authorized for the work, and urged the responsible authorities to stop construction, which resumed on July 14.
In a statement, the organization Defense of the Right to a Healthy Environment (DMAS), which advises a group of divers who promoted an injunction against the works of Section 5 South, explained that the judge ordered that the permanent suspension of the works continues.
“The judge has decided: MAINTAIN THE DEFINITIVE SUSPENSION!”, Says the message. He explains that the decision was based on the fact that this document should have been presented before the start of the work.
9:23 a.m. Mayan train sends Larrea “flying”: 4T confirms it has withdrawn Grupo México contract
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) revealed that Grupo México would no longer be involved in the construction of Section 5 South of the Mayan Train, since the mega-work is already a national security project.
During his “morning” press conference, the Mexican president explained that the decision had already been taken to leave out Grupo México, whose owner is Germán Larrea Mota-Velasco, but indicated that the remuneration of the company had not been quantified.
“Will Grupo México continue the work?” asked a journalist. “No, now it’s a national security issue and work is in progress,” AMLO replied.
8:00 a.m. The AICM ‘crater’: AMLO’s flight suffered it… and accuses of having exaggerated it
After the closure of a runway at Mexico City International Airport (AICM) after carrying out repair work due to fallen gravel due to rains, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) said that during his trip back in the capital, a pilot “exaggerated” and called the pile of stones a “crater”.
“We were arriving, the plane was already about to take the runway and suddenly it diverted and left to make a turn; we descend but before the pilot says by the noise: ‘we apologize but there is only one runway, the other runway is closed because they inform us that they have found a crater’, verbatim “, said the president.
In this sense, the Chief Executive referred to subsidence at the Benito Juárez Airport, in addition to this he reproached that the land was not sufficient for the airport complex to be established. “She doesn’t have a bra on, she sags,” she said.
7:53 a.m. Mayan train is ‘ecocide’ that reflects AMLO’s authoritarianism: Anaya
Once again, the former national leader of the PAN, Ricardo Anaya, launched himself against two of the emblematic works of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador: the Maya Train and the Dos Bocas refinery; this time he accuses her of causing “ecocide”, as he points out that they are making the situation of climate change worse.
“It is really difficult for López Obrador to continue being a fool with works that make the situation worse,” the PAN member says in his new weekly video, after recounting the effects of climate change in Mexico such as the lack of water in Nuevo León, floods in Tabasco, torrential rains in the Valley of Mexico and “hellish heat” in the north of the country.
He insisted that the AMLO government was increasing the effects of climate change, as he accused the construction of the Dos Bocas refinery of being “absurd”, due to the destruction of 230 hectares of mangroves, coupled with the fuel oil combustion in thermoelectric power plants. .of the CFE and the leak of polluting gases from Pemex.
7:42 The 4T exposes “soldazos”: Córdova wins more than AMLO… but also Zaldívar and Gertz
The head of the Office of the Federal Consumer Prosecutor (Profeco), Ricardo Sheffield, announced the civil servants who have a monthly salary higher than what President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) earns.
During the morning press conference, Sheffield revealed that some organizations are protected and therefore do not respect Article 6 of the Mexican Constitution, which states that they must not earn more than President AMLO.
“There are institutions that are protected and with that they apologize for not respecting the Constitution of Mexico,” said the lawyer.
In the list that announced that the minister president, Arturo Zaldívar; the attorney general, Alejandro Gertz Manero; the councilor president of the INE, Lorenzo Córdova, is among those who earn more than the chief executive, that is, they earn more than 136 thousand 700 pesos per month.
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