We bring you the list of the most important news of today, January 4 in Mexico: journalist Guillermo Sheridan asked for protection from different authorities and organizations after the attacks of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. On the other hand, Damar Hamlin, the NFL athlete who had a cardiac arrest after a tackle in a game that occurred last Monday, has improved but will continue in intensive care.
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Sheridan asks for protection after AMLO’s attacks: ‘I committed the crime of thinking, says
After the statements and accusations made by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) during his morning conference against journalist Guillermo Sheridan, the writer and researcher also asked for protection from different authorities and organizations.
It was through his Twitter account, that the academic of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) said that the president found him guilty “of committing the crime of thinking and writing in freedom.”
Edomex Elections 2023: Delfina ‘smoothes rough edges’ and adds former Morena rivals to his pre-campaign
Delfina Gómez, officially recognized as Morena’s sole pre-candidate for the election of the State of Mexico (Edomex) in 2023, presented her former adversaries for the nomination Horacio Duarte and Senator Higinio Martínez as the figures for her work team towards the pre-campaign in that entity.
“I have decided to appoint Horacio Duarte as coordinator of the pre-campaign and will also be the coordinator of the formal campaign. We need a lot of support and who more than Higinio Martínez, whom I asked to allow me to appoint as a special delegate for what the electoral process is,” he said.
A la Pablo Escobar: crime surpassed the Juárez prison and made it VIP with a jacuzzi and other luxuries
The millionaire luxuries such as jacuzzi and televisions that the inmates of the Social Rehabilitation Center (Cereso) No. 3 of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua had in different cells are not an easy task for the authorities to combat, acknowledged the state attorney general, Roberto Javier Fierro Duarte.
In an interview for “Por la Mañana” in Grupo Fórmula, the official acknowledged that the power that a criminal group has acquired inside and outside that prison makes it difficult for the authorities to confiscate or even limit their luxuries since there is a great risk to the safety of citizens.
Bebidas alcohólicas, jacuzzis y hasta una caja fuerte con 1.7 millones de pesos fue lo que encontraron en las celdas VIP que había dentro del Cereso número 3 en Ciudad Juárez, de donde se fugaron 30 reos. El director de este penal ya fue cesado de su cargo. pic.twitter.com/U2UiOt97PO
— Ciro Gómez Leyva (@CiroGomezL) January 4, 2023
Another ‘spoiler’ of AMLO: reveals secret vote of the Court for the presidency
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) gave another ‘spoiler’: he revealed the secret ballot that was conceived in the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) for the presidency.
“In the end, the president of the Court, Arturo Zaldívar, voted for Ortiz Mena, Loretta voted – they ignored me – (…) the vote of Minister Margarita. The vote of the former president of the Court, Aguilar; plus the candidate’s vote. There are five,” the president said.
“And for Ms. Piña three lawyers, help me Jesus (Cuevas),” he asked: “Laynez, Pardo, Dayán and González Alcántara, four; and Yasmin, five; and the vote of Ms. Piña, six. So it was: 6-5. Why don’t they say it in the media? Doesn’t that seem strange to you? Why don’t they report and make known only what suits them?” he said.
Tirado brothers case: Jesus “N”, sixth implicated in the murder of the Roma neighborhood
Elements of the Investigative Police arrested this Wednesday in Iztapalapa José de Jesús “N”, indicated as one of the material authors of the homicide of the brothers Andrés and Jorge Tirado, as well as their uncle José Luis González.
At a press conference, the spokesman for the Attorney General’s Office of Mexico City (FGJCDMX), Ulises Lara, reported that José de Jesús “N” was arrested in the El Sifón neighborhood in the Iztapalapa mayor’s office with drugs and firearm cartridges.
Yasmín Esquivel case, in suspense: CDMX Prosecutor’s Office never concluded that there was no plagiarism, clarifies
The spokesman of the Prosecutor’s Office of the CDMX, Ulises Lara, clarified the misunderstanding that caused the publication of a document that supposedly concluded that Minister Yasmín Esquivel had not committed plagiarism in her bachelor’s thesis and maintained that this was not validated by that agency.
According to the official, the document only concludes that no criminal action will be taken against whoever is responsible for the possible plagiarism since the probable crime expired after the passage of more than 35 years since the facts when the time of validity is about 3 years and 15 days.
Carambola in Santa Fe: truck runs out of brakes and impacts 9 cars (VIDEO)
This morning there was a carom of 9 vehicles on the Mexico-Toluca highway because a personnel transport truck ran out of brakes and hit several light poles.
The accident happened in the side lanes of the highway, heading to Mexico City, just at the height of Roberto Medellín Street in the Santa Fe area.
Unidades paramédicas de la alcaldía Álvaro Obregón llegan a la México-Toluca para atender a los lesionados por un choque múltiple. #ExpresoDeLaMañana con @estarc62 | #SiempreEnVivo | #SiempreContigo | Sigue la señal en vivo por https://t.co/R0rtaHzYOM pic.twitter.com/NOpB3vEo8i
— Foro_TV (@Foro_TV) January 4, 2023
Damar Hamlin is improving, but still in intensive care
Damar Hamlin, the NFL athlete who went into cardiac arrest after a tackle at a game on Monday, is improving but will remain in intensive care.
This was expressed by the Buffalo Bills, the team to which the 24-year-old who is originally from Pennsylvania belongs, in a brief statement released via Twitter.
Chaos in US Congress: Republican Fight Postpones President Vote Again
The House of Representatives of the United States finally decided to postpone (again) until noon on Thursday the seventh vote of its new president.
This, after Republican Kevin McCarthy, failed again three times on Wednesday in his attempt to take office.