The head of the Secretariat of Tourism of Mexico City, Paola Félix Díaz, resigned this Saturday after making it known that she traveled on a private flight to Guatemala to attend a social event, which is presumed to be the wedding of important figures of the federal government, they report local media.
The Government of Mexico City indicated that the resignation was accepted by the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum. “The principles of Republican Austerity are fundamental for the government of the capital, so it reaffirms its commitment to honesty and transparency”, concludes the notice.
The resignation comes after journalist Darío Celis reported this Saturday that the former official had been detained on November 5 when trying to enter illegally $ 25,000 in cash to Guatemala. He also pointed out that she arrived on a private flight in the company of a theater producer, who was directly assigned a millionaire contract to organize the Day of the Dead parade.
@LaraPaola1 He arrived on a private flight on a plane with XA-MHA registration, he was going with the theatrical producer @alex_gou to whom he gave by direct assignment the contract to carry out the #desfilediademuertos for more than 15 million pesos last week.
– Darío Celis (@dariocelise) November 6, 2021
These accusations were denied by Félix Díaz through a message published on Twitter, in which he maintains his innocence. “I am in Guatemala at a social event to which I was invited. I traveled on a private flight, it is false that I was detained and it is false that the flight was paid for by a provider, I have not committed any illegal activity, but I have decided to make available my resignation, “he wrote.
In the same way, he demanded that the journalist retract or present evidence to support his accusations, warning that if he does not do so, he will take legal measures. moral damage”, pointed in another post.
“In fact I have proof of what I have made known. I thank you for your express authorization to disseminate it when I consider it”, answered Celis before the demand made by the former government employee.
The dates of Félix’s trip to the Central American country coincide with the wedding of the head of the Financial Intelligence Unit, Santiago Nieto, and the electoral counselor Carla Humphrey, who were married in a ceremony held in a church in the city of Antigua in the company of the Mexican political leadership.
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