Rumors that director of the Institute of Culture, Tourism, and Arts of Mazatlan was dismissed


Óscar Blancarte denies departure from the Institute of Culture

The director of the agency, in charge of the organization of the International Carnival of Mazatlan, clarified the rumor of his supposed dismissal

Mazatlan, Sinaloa .- Close to three in the afternoon of this Wednesday, February 13 in a radio program of the port the owner of the broadcast said that apparently had been dismissed from his post Óscar Blancarte Pimentel , the foregoing despite the renowned filmmaker from Sinaloa, head of the Institute of Culture and Tourism Arts of Mazatlan, was presented in the morning at the event of Cara al pueblo, held in the Hall of the Municipal Council, where he spoke about the cost of the puppets used in this Carnival.                                                                                                                      

In the afternoon, after the announcer’s comment arguing that Blancarte Pimentel had been separated from his post, several media outlets began to question Culture press staff about whether the information released was true, however there was no response. 

The Newspaper contacted the director to clarify the situation to which he replied: “They are rumors. It would be very irresponsible on my part at this point to leave the Institute of Culture . ”

On the reason for the emergence of such information highlights that it is because of the culture of rumor that exists. 

“We are used to Mazatlan, unfortunately to the rumor culture. I have a very good relationship with the Chemist (referring to the municipal president Luis Guillermo Benítez), I have an excellent record as an artist and official and I have shown results and that is what matters “.                      

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For the latter, he was asked if he could confirm that he is still in the Institute of Culture and in front of the International Carnival of Mazatlan 2019, to which he referred the following. 

“Of course, even the day after tomorrow we will receive the national jury of the Mazatlan Literature Prize, next Tuesday who will be sworn in for the Isaura Clemency Award, I’ll even go to the CUM (Multiple Use Center) to see how we organize ourselves with the election event of queens, “he concluded.

Source: El Debate

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