Fishermen protest in front of ammonia plant facilities in Topolobampo

Dozens of fishermen demonstrated on board their boats, with tarpaulins in their pangas demanding to stop and the construction of this plant.

Topolobampo, Ahome.- Dozens of fishermen from the fishing cooperatives of Topolobampo, Paredones, and Lázaro Cárdenas, demonstrated peacefully from 10 am on Sunday against the construction of the fertilizer plant in the port of Topolobampo.

The protest was made in front of the construction of the plant aboard the pangas in which they wore tarps with slogans such as:

“Not here, not here.” 

“Of the damage that there is in the fishing, in the production of shrimp and the uses that generate this type of companies for these communities”.

“Help us please, help us remove this ammonia plant and let our people continue to live on these waters.”

The protest was made in front of the construction of the plant on board the pangas in which they carried tarps with slogans such as: “All against the ammonia plant. Live the life “ , they even sang the national anthem in the indigenous language of the region and in Spanish claiming that they are at war, a peaceful war until the construction of the ammonia plant.

Gerardo Peña Avilés from the collective “Aquí no” said that the demonstrations are not going to stop until they get to avoid construction.

 “Until we avoid this, it will end when they leave, more and more we are the people who do not want it, more and more we are the people who are aware of what they are doing and more and more their entanglement is more evident. illegality. “

The protesters proclaimed the total height of the construction works of this plant because they say, puts in environmental risk the ecosystem in addition to the health of the inhabitants, with their boats crossed the bay and the Malecon of Topolobampo making patent their nonconformity.

The protesters proclaim the total height of the construction works of this plant because they say, puts the ecosystem at environmental risk as well as the health of the inhabitants.

It is worth mentioning that it is not the first manifestation that is made to ask for a halt to the construction of the work because they consider it a risk to the environment.

After the emotional interpretation of the Mexican National Anthem in the indigenous language of the region, May Yoreme by one of the protesters, this woman asked for help to stop this plant and to continue living and working of what the sea provides to the indigenous peoples fishing in the region and avoid an ecological tragedy that is what they fear.

 

SOURCE: linea directa
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