President Andrés Manuel López Obrador confirmed yes greeted María Consuelo Loera Pérez, mother of the former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán.
In this regard, the president said that “the conservatives made a scandal” by the greeting.
López Obrador assured that yesterday he greeted María Consuelo Loera, mother of Joaquin El Chapo Guzmán, for a humanitarian issue and described as hypocrisy by conservatives who criticize him when the Felipe Calderón administration negotiated with the lady’s son.
“It is the hypocrisy of conservatism, a conservative government that negotiated with the lady’s son, And they say nothing? They are truly hypocritical, that is the true doctrine of conservatism, hypocrisy. “
In his press conference at the National Palace, he said that his government does not establish complicit relations with anyone.
“They told me it was there and that he wanted to greet me, I got out of the truck, it’s a 92-year-old woman, and I went to greet her.”
“And I already said the baneful plague is corruption, not an older adult, who deserves all my respect, regardless of who his son is, and I will continue to do so.”
The president pointed out that for his work “I have to shake hands with white-collar criminals, who have not even lost their respectability, so since I am not going to give it to a lady, as I am going to leave my hand out, they It hurts me to do that. “
President López Obrador said that the mother of the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel gave him a letter asking him to help him obtain a visa so that he could visit Guzman Loera, whom he has not seen for five years.
Genero Garcia Luna, former security secretary of former President Felipe Calderón, is detained in the United States for his alleged links to the Sinaloa Cartel.
Greetings to the mother of “El Chapo”
Yesterday, on his visit to the municipality of Badiraguato, the President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Greetings to María Consuelo Loera Pérez, mother of the former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán, to whom he assured that he had already received his letter.
Sources from the Presidency of the Republic and the state of Sinaloa confirmed to EL UNIVERSAL the veracity of a video where, at the end of the supervision of the progress of the construction of the Badiraguato-Guadalupe y Calvo highway, the President is seen approaching a van white in which the mother of Guzmán Loera and López Obrador is on board maintains a brief dialogue with her.
Accompanied by his assistants team, the Head of the Federal Executive descended to the stony ground to greet the lady, who lives in that municipality, located in an area known as the Golden Triangle, bastion of the Sinaloa Cartel.
“I greet you, do not get off, do not get off (…) I already received your letter,” says the President, shaking hands with the boss’s mother, who is inside a Wolf. In the video, broadcast on social networks, you can see how López Obrador greets Loera Pérez.
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At the time of the meeting between the Head of State and the mother of El ChapoThe woman is accompanied by José Luis González Meza, a lawyer not recognized by Joaquín Guzmán Loera, who in turn holds the President by the left arm to try to speak to him.
Yesterday March 29th was the birthday of Ovidio Guzmán López, El Chapo’s son, and who was apprehended in October 2019 in Culiacán, but was released after a small war between the Army and hired killers.
On February 22 of that year, López Obrador published on Twitter a letter that María Consuelo Loera Pérez sent him days before to plead for his son.
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“They asked me about the letter from Mrs. María Consuelo Loera, mother of Joaquín Guzmán. I said that the first part of the petition will be attended by the Ministry of the Interior. I omitted that the management of humanitarian visas before the United States for her daughters includes her, “the President wrote that day.
After leaving Sinaloa and arriving in Mexico City, the President was asked about the meeting; He declined to comment and invited reporters to his morning conference today.