Forum held on humanitarian crisis in Mexico

Different activists met yesterday to announce their position on several issues of importance at the national, state and municipal levels, related to the protection of the ecosystem, the disappearance of people and access to basic services by the poorest sector of Saltillo .

Led by the Bishop of Saltillo, the problems of insecurity, the toxic dump and access to services were analyzed.
Led by the Bishop of Saltillo, the problems of insecurity, the toxic dump and access to services were analyzed.

During the event, the various specialists, researchers and peasants called on the authorities and society to become aware of issues such as fracking, enforced disappearance, women's human rights, access to water, and the situation of women. toxic waste in General Cepeda.

In his speech, Bishop Raúl Vera, in addition to questioning the logic of neoliberalism manifested at the local level, such as the "new" city in Derramadero, called the organization to lose fear as they have done the mothers and relatives of the victims of disappeared.

On the lack of gender alert, after the murder and rape of the 15-year-old girl in Ramos Arizpe, he recommended carrying out the gender alert and dismissed as the main driver of the situation, the precariousness of working life offered by companies in Coahuila .

"You have to give a gender alert. It is unfortunate. According to the media, a minor is involved. This is the result of their parents not being at home.

He cited the testimony of how a young man involved in drug trafficking told the Bishop that he had known drug traffickers since he was six years old, while his parents were working days of up to 12 hours.

"That is the drama that society has today. They take them out of their house 12 hours in a row to earn little. The salary is not even enough to pay a nanny. "

In the previous situation he called it "a new slave trade", in which private investment and the State are enriched at the expense of the deterioration of workers' lives.