Thursday, February 9, 2023

2023: Seven pending for AMLO in its fifth year in government

Solve the whereabouts of the Ayotzinapa normalistas

The whereabouts of 43 Ayotzinpa students are still pending. Of the 100 commitments made by the President on December 1, 2018, 89 stated that “the truth will be known and those responsible will be punished.”

Four years after that commitment, progress has been made, such as new lines of investigation and arrest warrants, however, the whereabouts of the young people remain unknown.

2022 was a busy year for research. A few weeks before the eighth anniversary of the youths’ disappearance, Undersecretary Alejandro Encinas presented a report in which he disclosed that there were no signs that the youths were alive and made public screenshots of purported conversations between gang members. The crime, in which a description of what happened was given.

83 arrest warrants were also issued against those allegedly involved in the case, including 20 against military commanders and military personnel of the 27th and 41st Battalions in the city of Iguala. A few days later it was revealed that at the request of the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) he had been requested to withdraw 21, 16 of whom were accused of organized crime against the military.

One of the orders to be implemented was against former Attorney General of the Republic Jesús Murillo Karam, who is still in prison.

reduce violence

Although the year is expected to end with a decrease in intentional killings, violence remains a challenge for President López Obrador, as his six-year term is projected to be the most violent in recent years.

In the middle of the year, the number of violent deaths had surpassed 120,463 during the six-year term of PAN member Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, when the so-called war on drug trafficking began.

Between December 1, 2018, and November 30, 2022, 137,895 intentional homicides and femicides were recorded.

This administration is 18,105 homicides away from reaching the 156,000 violent deaths registered during the entire administration of Enrique Peña Nieto.

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