MEXICO CITY. In the opinion of the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador only three reforms to the Constitution to completely reverse the changes that made possible the looting and robbery of the country during the neoliberal era.
Specifically, López Obrador reaffirmed that a new energy reform is needed to better position the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) and guarantee the low price of fuels.
In addition to economize National Electoral Institute (INE) and reducing the prerogatives of political parties, as well as incorporating the National Guard into the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena) so that it does not “spoil” like the federal police or “rot”.
According to the President, if these modifications to the Constitution are carried out, “it would be very difficult for his adversaries to reverse the transformation of the country that his administration has driven up to this moment in the middle of the six-year term.
(With these reforms) very solid foundations would already be maintained to protect all the changes and that they cannot easily reverse what has been achieved, that it is difficult for them to retrograde, because now that the elections have passed, what they wanted was to win a majority in Congress to have the Chamber of Deputies and not approve our budget and remove welfare programs, “said López Obrador.
The federal president said that it is an advance that people request the presence of the National Guard and that the last electoral contest there has not been a “state election.”
He considered that if the National Guard it goes to Sedena “it is a guarantee that it will not rot.”
PRESIDENT WILL CONTINUE WITH TOURS, WITHOUT PUBLIC
Due to the ban that implies in all levels of government the citizen consultation of August 1, in which it will be asked whether or not to investigate the political actors of the past, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will continue his tours of the country, but in a closed way, without an audience.
In addition, he promised not to touch on the issue of whether or not the former presidents should be prosecuted, since the federal Constitution establishes that from the call until the consultation is held, no type of propaganda may be disseminated in the media. governmental.
We are not going to do open tours until the consultation is carried out, because it is not easy to separate what is informative from what can be interpreted as a political issue, in any case we are going to be respectful, we are not going to talk about it during all this time and we decided not to hold open meetings, “he said.
However, he pointed out that he will continue traveling because his routes serve to collect the feelings of the people, that they do not feel abandoned and fulfill the offer that the government of the republic has an itinerant character and not only the national palace is its headquarters.
2.2 MILLION SENIOR ADULTS WILL BE ADDED TO PENSIONS
Despite the ban imposed by the citizen consultation of August 1, which obliges all levels of government not to disseminate government propaganda these days, the government of the Republic reported the details of how it will incorporate more than two million of adults aged 65 years and over to agree to collect their pension for the elderly.
The announcement was made from the port of Acapulco, Guerrero, during the morning conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and it was announced that the strategy of incorporation into the social program will give special treatment to the poorest municipalities in the country, with the purpose that From this date until the March-April two-month period of 2022, the entire population of 65 years and older receives their money in full.
According to the Undersecretary of Welfare, Ariadna Montiel Reyes, 2.2 million Mexicans will be registered in the national registry of the third age of the secretariat.
Every two months we will incorporate 450 thousand older adults and the next two months those 450 thousand who already receive, plus another 450 thousand and we will do so until March April 2022, the incorporation of all adults over 65 years of age. We are going to start with the poorest population, the poorest municipalities and the poorest neighborhoods of urban cities (…) The first two months will be incorporated 1,182 municipalities and we are going to pay them 100% of the population of these municipalities ”, Explained the undersecretary.
The entities where there are more older adults are Edomex, CDMX, Veracruz, Jalisco and Puebla.
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