“#AbrirOMorir” is the slogan of the different groups that decided to open their doors on Monday 11th January.
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Today the employees of the catering trade are the Mexico City (CDMX) and State of Mexico (Edomex) made a “Cacerolazo” with the aim that the authorities recognize them as essential companies.
“”#AbrirOMorir ” is the slogan of the various groups that decided to open their doors on Monday 11th January even though the units are in red light from infections of COVID-19.
“Due to the difficult situation we are facing as individuals and as a union, the Sonora Grill Group has made the decision to open up,” read a tweet from the group with a brief statement attached.
Due to the difficult situation that we are facing as individuals and as a union, Sonora Grill Group has made the decision to open up.
Dear guests, we cannot give up. We say to our leaders: We cannot let ourselves die.#OpenOpen pic.twitter.com/o4PVIz5cpr
– Sonora Grill Group (@SonoraGGroup) January 11, 2021
Grupo Fishers México also joined this call.
Today we need your support more than ever. #AbriroMorir pic.twitter.com/V2Ay4GLGYl
– Fishing group (@FishersMexico) January 11, 2021
By letter to Claudia Sheinbaum and Alfredo del Mazo, The restaurateurs urged both heads of state to reconsider them as essential activities in the economy of the Valley of Mexico.
“Although restaurants are an integral part of the Mexican economy, they are in danger of disappearing,” reads the beginning of the letter.
The document, signed by more than 500 restaurateurs, shows that they have used up their savings and are facing the end of their creditors’ grace period, adding the cost of adapting their premises to comply with appropriate hygiene measures.
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The Confederation of Chambers of Industry (Concamin) In a statement, he expressed concern about the restaurants in the area, which “cannot be sustained without at least one specific and safe date for them to reopen”.
According to Concamin, the industry stated that after closing doors for such a long time while maintaining payment of their wage, labor and tax obligations, as well as paying rents and banks, the situation was no longer sustainable.
in the #Edomex, #Puebla and #CDMX, the gastronomy stagnates: #CONCAMIN@canirac pic.twitter.com/chQPzuOPjh
– CONCAMIN (@CONCAMIN) January 10, 2021