Monday, June 17, 2024

Driving on the beach is OK; ‘my daughter is mayor’

Driving on the beach is not an offense if your daughter is the mayor of Hermosillo, Sonora.

The father of Morena party Mayor Célida López Cárdenas was stopped by agents belonging to the federal office of maritime land zones (Zofemat) while driving on the beach in Puerto Peñasco, an activity that is prohibited. 

During the encounter, which was filmed and uploaded to YouTube on the weekend, Amadeo López Inzunza dropped his daughter’s name and explained he was driving on the beach because he hadn’t been there for a “shitload” of time.

A man in the backseat of the extended cab pickup appeared to be intoxicated as he drank from a can of beer and said, erroneously, that Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich was López’s daughter.

López, who was driving, clarified that Célida was his daughter and told the agent he would say hello to her on the agent’s behalf. 

“Yes, tell her. She knows me, she knows me very well,” the agent replied.

López then asked the agent to put on a mask so that she wouldn’t contaminate them and continued on his way, despite being asked not to drive on the beach. 

The López family is from Puerto Peñasco. 

Mayor López has not commented on the incident.

Source: El Universal (sp)

Have something to say? Paid Subscribers get all access to make & read comments.
A group of mostly Black migrants, some of whom maybe be undocumented foreigners, walks down a Mexican highway under a bright sun.

Nearly 1.4 million undocumented migrants detected in Mexico so far this year

0
The National Immigration Institute (INM) data on encounters from January to May is almost double the number for all of 2023.
NOAA satellite imagery of low pressure system in Gulf of Mexico

Meteorologists monitor possible tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico

0
A low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico could become a tropical storm by midweek, as torrential rains hit the Yucatán peninsula.
Two damaged SUVs after a car accident.

President-elect Sheinbaum unharmed after a deadly accident involving her motorcade

0
The crash killed an elderly woman and injured another person. No injuries were reported among Sheinbaum and her team.