Two cases without any apparent connection move public opinion. In Hermosillo, Sonora, 47 children have died and another twenty remain hospitalized, as a consequence of a fire in a warehouse illegally used as an IMSS day-care center. In the Iztapalapa delegation of Mexico City, Andrés Manuel López Obrador works to carry the Workers Party candidate to victory, Señor Rafael Acosta (Juanito), so that after winning the election he resigns illegaly, and the mayor of Mexico City, Marcelo Ebrard, proposes Señora Clara Brugada to the Legislative Assembly for the delegate post.
What is the connection between the death of 47 infants in the North and the strategy of AMLO in the center of the country? In both cases the complete absence of the rule of law is clearly revealed.
Saturday, June 27, 2009
Emilio Rabasa sees two recent events as being connected by Mexico's lack of fidelity to the law: