FGR and SRE agree to open investigation into death of migrants in Texas


As announced by the president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador this morning, the foreign secretary, Marcelo Ebrardreported that the General Prosecutor of the Republic (FGR) will open an investigation into possible crimes committed in Mexico that led to 50 migrants, including 22 Mexicans, suffocating to death inside a trailer box in San Antonio, Texas.

“I had a call with the Attorney General of the Republic, Alejandro Gertz Manero, who has arranged to open an investigation folder regarding the tragedy in San Antonio Texas due to events related to our territory. He shares with me, the team flies to Texas for that weekend, ”said the foreign minister on his Twitter account.



Due to this fact, President López Obrador meets today Wednesday at the National Palace with the United States ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar.

Previously, during his morning conference at the National Palace, AMLO also announced that the immigration issue will be one of the most important issues that he will address next July 12 in a meeting he will hold with the president of the United States, Joe Biden.

“We are supporting since yesterday. our consul, there are also immigration officials from Mexico and we are going to be attentive to support the families of the victims, the transfer of the bodies, and to carry out the investigation in what corresponds to us, because these unfortunate events, which of course They have to do with the situation of poverty, of desperation of Central American brothers, of Mexicans, they happen because there is also human trafficking, and lack of controls in this case on the border between Mexico and the United States and inside the United States, “he said. Lopez Obrador.



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