“The idea is that in this time of uncertainty, Mazatlan citizens support Mazatlan businesses through consumption and thus generate a benefit in the economy,” said David González Torrentera.
Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- With the firm purpose of reactivating the local economy, supporting family businesses and Mazatlecos, the government, through the Municipality’s Secretariat of Economic Development, Tourism, and Fisheries, is promoting a “Consume Local” campaign before the health contingency of the COVID-19 virus, declared David González Torrentera.
The campaign is made public through some radio broadcasting companies and digital platform, a list of local businesses that continue to offer their services to consume there; And not only that, a video campaign has also just been launched to encourage the population because we have always risen in the face of adversity, said the official.
“The idea is that in this time of uncertainty, the Mazatlecos will support the Mazatlecos through consumption and thus generate a benefit in the economy,”
“… It is not the economic benefits that we expected for these summer vacation season, but it is a economic benefit that might help these businesses survive
The head of Sedectur in the municipality specified that all this is to help small businesses and local restaurants so that the money stays in Mazatlán to generate economic trigger during these days of quarantine due to the coronavirus.
“There are many businesses that are family businesses, that are Mazatlecos businesses, small businesses that are currently operating and that continue to support many Mazatlan families, and the intention, that is; hey, if you are going to buy some food product that they sell you at the corner store, then buy it locally so that you can help the local economy ”he said.
Lastly, González Torrentera stressed that also as Secretary of Economic Development, Tourism, and Fisheries, they undertook the task of raising a census of the people who were fired from their jobs due to the closure of the hotels, and support them with a food basket and a little cash.
The Mazatlan Post