Mazatlan tour guides request support from the Ministry of Tourism during COVID shutdown


“We have more than 30 days without receiving income”, they exclaim in a document that was sent to Óscar Pérez Barros

Mazatlán, Sinaloa .- Tour guides and the like Rafael Buelna from Mazatlán sent a letter on Tuesday to the Secretary of State Tourism, Óscar Pérez Barros, requesting support in these times of contingency.

“We are providers of many families, which due to the situation, we have not fulfilled our commitments, since to date we already have more than 30 days without receiving income,” the document explains.

The help that tourism workers request is economic support and a monthly pantry, which can be subsidized from some extraordinary item or from the Lodging Tax.

Last Friday, the union had already demonstrated in front of the Ministry of Tourism, and this day they decided to insist through other channels.

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Hours before such a petition was socialized, Reacción Informativa interviewed Óscar Pérez Barros to ask him about the support that is being planned and designed for this sector, to which he replied that he is working on promoting to reactivate the activity when this virus Allow and through credits so that employers can keep their workers on the payroll.


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