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Sheinbaum asks deputies to stop “discrediting” incidents on the subway

head of government of Mexico City, claudia sheinbaumare called the federal representatives of Morena To form a defense front against “notoriety” surrounding recent incidents that have occurred within the mass transport system Metro,

Participating in Murray’s plenary meeting inside the San Lazaro legislative complex, Sheinbaum said “a comrade who is condemned, a comrade who is to be defended.”

“We want to talk a little bit about the Mexico City Metro so that they help us to spread and stop all the slander, by the way, a comrade who is condemned, a comrade who has to be defended, because he is the entity, And I’m not saying it for myself, I’m saying it for everyone, all of us here together, because the criticism they make is the criticism of the project, not the person”, he declared.

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Sheinbaum highlights investment in Metro

The presidential candidate for Morena said that it is “false” that they are not investing in the metro.

“We decided to make a comprehensive investment in the metro, not just a patch, but a comprehensive investment. So that they have information, the investment we are making in the metro is practically 40 billion pesos,” he told his party. Explained to the legislators.

sheinbaum He informed that Line 1 is being completely revamped, which will inter alia include track, ballast and acquisition of 29 new trains.

“It is a lie that we are not investing in Metro. Of course, if more is needed, we will be there, and we will work, but we have made a historic investment for the benefit of the 3.5 million people who use the metro mass transit system every day,” he said. .

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At the event, the head of government also highlighted the implementation of model programs that have been functional in the nation’s capital, including the universal scholarship for children.

“At CDMX we decided to give scholarship to all boys and girls from preschool to high school, because when we came to the government there was a scholarship called Niños Talento which only applies to children with an average of 9 and 10, but we follow meritocracy So instead of banishing that scholarship which increased inequalities, we decided to universalise it”, he said.

He created welfare universities; from the University of Health to study medicine and nursing; Expansion of works in Metrobus, Trolebus and Cablebus along with a new section in Bosque de Chapultepec.

“We say in the city: ‘the best transport for those who have less’, and if you look closely it is the same as saying ‘for the good of all, the poor first’; they are mobility projects, but above all Social justice”, he declared.

Sheinbaum highlights a new program called “Aggressor Leaves Home,” which allows women and children to stay in their home even if the husband, being the aggressor, is the owner.

*** With inputs from Victor Gamboa


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