The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, announced this Friday that the armed forces will now deal with customs and port management to step up the fight against drug trafficking.
López Obrador informed the daily press conference that he had analyzed the customs and port situation with his security cabinet and that, according to the Mexican newspaper, it had been decided that they would be under the control of the Defense and Marine Secretariats (SEDENA). “The Universal”.
“We made the decision, I just announced that land and sea customs will be responsible for elements of SEDENA and the Navy, and the same applies to them
Cases of the country’s ports so that there is certainty that the introduction of drugs will be avoided, “he said.
AMLO, as the local press baptized it, used “mismanagement” and “corruption” as reasons that led to “smuggling”. “This explains the attacks, the murders in Colima and in the rest of the country, so we’ll clean up the ports and customs,” he said.