After an official consultation with AmericaThe government issued a statement this Wednesday denying an alleged summons to the former head of second floor advisors, lucia damart testify first FBI, the main investigative agency of the US State Department,
On 15 September, the same day that the sociologist submitted his resignation to the executive, media outlet Interferencia published a report in which he reported that the federal police had requested Demert’s testimony, in the framework of a drug trafficking investigation. Gennaro Garcia LunaFormer Secretary of Public Security of Mexico during the Presidential Government Felipe Calderone (2006–2012) and who was arrested in 2019 for collaborating with the Sinaloa Cartel.
After this information was revealed, he told La Moneda that he “through official channelsAbout “A Question for the North American Country”Truth“Regarding the events described in the publication, which points to a possible summons from the FBI. In the end, the information was denied.
“After receiving the response to the above request, The Chilean government confirms that the above information is false and that Lucía Demart has not been called to testify in any investigation or judicial process conducted in the United States.”, reads the statement sent by the Presidency in the midst of the President’s visit President Gabriel Borik in New York.
A few hours after the publication of the report, on the same 15 September, Demert himself issued a statement refuting the information, stating that the facts described are “is openly false and which I have a duty to mention that undermines my professional and personal quality,
in the document –Shared via your social networks– specified that “between late 2007 and early 2008 I was part of a team of consultants that worked for an organization analyzing police reform processes being implemented in Mexico at various levels of state , but I have never personally advised the former Secretary of Public Security of Mexico”.
Along these lines, he assured that he “was unaware of the existence of the legal and investigative process mentioned in the note, Surprised from what I have read it indicates that I have been notified by a national or foreign entity, It is also a lie that I have agreed on a date to testify, as I have not received any summons.
“I deeply regret the duration and form of this publication. This is not a mistake, but a malicious way of spreading lies and raising doubts about the honor and professionalism of an individual. Being a direct attack, I reserve the right to seek legal aid”, sentenced the sociologist on that occasion.
This Wednesday, following the government’s communication, Damert speaks again and announces legal action,
“In recent times I have been the victim of a propaganda launched by a digital medium, which has questioned my moral quality and professional responsibility,” wrote the sociologist. through your twitter account,
In the same social network, he assured that “the media was said to have published a note spinning a set of lies, all of which were cited by sources including the FBI, Foreign Minister (Antonia) Urrejola and Ambassador (Paula) Narvaz.” has been rejected”.
“The evidence is enough to confirm that I have been the object of one” incomprehensible and intentional personal attack, I am deeply sorry for this disinformation campaign and the opportunistic expansion given by various public actors, despite its immediate denials,” he said.
Along these lines, he alleged that “he publicly denounced me on the basis of a text full of lies and” I hold them all responsible for the threats I received through various means. The amount of personal and business damage is enormous, which is why I have decided to take the necessary legal action to uncover its intent., I want to thank those who supported me during this difficult time.”
Finally, he called for “reflection on how corrosive such incidents are to life in society”. “We cannot continue down the path of lies and threats that limit the capacity for dialogue and debate in our country and progressively undermine democratic coexistence,” he said.