Around 11:30 in the morning, the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, arrived in Tapachula, who announced that they would provide economic support to Guatemala. Furthermore, the fight against corruption within the National Institute of Migration ( INM).
Asked if it will be invested in Honduras and Guatemala, the Federal Executive responded: “Yes, there is a fund for that purpose, and we will help just as it is being done with El Salvador, we will do it in Guatemala and Honduras.”
He added: “the amounts are going to be similar that I am giving support to El Salvador.” Regarding deportations, he maintained that migrants are protected so that “they are not victims of human trafficking, because there are people who are dedicated to profiting from migration, and also protecting migrants from criminal gangs.”
Lopez Obrador, said that migrants will be protected, “what we want is that they do not suffer, that they do not suffer, do not lose their lives, they are being treated humanely, especially in Mexico, because those who migrate do not do it for pleasure. , he does it out of necessity. “
He asserted that Mexico will maintain a humanitarian policy of attention to migrants, in addition to ordering the migratory flow, respecting their human rights, “we are doing something that had never been done in Mexico, or in any other part of the world, work options for migrants with the purpose that migration is optional, not forced, that had never been done, anywhere in the world, always thought about coercive measures, and now what is being done is that it is investing in the south-southeast of Mexico and it is being supported so that there are investments, productive activities, jobs in Honduras, in El Salvador, in Guatemala, so that people have work and are not forced to migrate “.
On corruption in the INM said that it will end these practices.
Finally, he said that next Monday the criteria and reasons for giving or not visa to Cuban migrants seeking to transit through Mexico will be informed.
It is worth mentioning that the president arrived accompanied by the governor of Chiapas, Rutilio Escandón Cadenas to the international airport of Tapachula, from where they left for Mapastepec where he will begin his work tour through Chiapas, and dialogue with the community of the Rural Hospital of Mapastepec.
Source: el sol de mexico
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