World Regional Elections in Mexico: A candidate launches his campaign lying in a coffin
Mexican election candidate launches campaign from coffin
A Mexican congressional candidate launched his election campaign in a coffin Tuesday to highlight the country's many thousands of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic and cartel-related violence. Carlos Mayorga, a lower house candidate for the Encuentro Solidario party in the northern state of Chihuahua, said he was sending a message to politicians that people were dying "because of their indifference." Mayorga arrived inside a gold-colored casket at a campaign rally on a bridge between the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, Texas.
a candidate for one Mexican regional parliaments launched its election campaign in a coffin to highlight the thousands of deaths caused by the coronavirus pandemic and cartel violence.
Carlos Mayorga, candidate in the state of Chihuahua (North), Tuesday explained to have "decided to launch this political campaign inside a coffin to send a message to politicians: they have a dead people, a city, a city, A community, a city, a dead state because of their indifference ".
Historic battlefields you should visit
Battlefields serve as a permanent reminder of some of history's bloodiest military engagements. The bucolic landscapes we see today were once stained with the blood of hundreds, sometimes thousands, felled in the throes of mortal combat. Preserved for posterity, these conflict locations remain hallowed turf, historical landmarks of past campaigns and encounters, many of which influenced the outcome of world wars. Click through and tread the fields of history's bloodiest battles.
Mr. Mayorga arrived in a gilded color coffin during a Electoral meeting organized on a bridge between the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, American Texas.
It was accompanied by assistants dressed in combinations of organic protection and bearing flower bouquets to draw attention to the balance sheet of more than 200,000 deaths from COVID-19 to Mexico, the third highest in the world.
The politicians "have silent the high levels of organized crime. They kept silent on the Chaotic situation of Covid," he said after got away from the coffin where he was resting.
Since the end of 2006, when the government has launched a military offensive against drug cartels, some 300,000 people have been murdered in Mexico, one of the most violent countries in the world.
The campaign for elections in the 32 states of Mexico started Sunday was preceded by the assassination of 16 candidates.
Some 94.4 million Mexicans are called upon to vote on 6 June to elect 500 representatives of regional parliaments, including 15 of the 32 governors.
STR / YUG / DR / LAB
With Assignment to Take on Root Causes of Border Influx, Harris Uses Immigration Qualifications .
The vice president has been asked by President Joe Biden to oversee the diplomatic efforts to engage Mexico and Central American countries to address root causes of migration and oversee the flow and use of U.S. aid. It's a role the White House and Harris allies stress does not mean she's in charge of addressing the influx of children at the border, a job shared by multiple agencies within the administration, but one in which her experience related to immigration will be key, they said.