Mexico City Tourism Secretary resigns after making it known he traveled on a private flight to Guatemala
Mexico City Tourism Secretariat chief Paola Félix Díaz resigned on Saturday after announcing she had traveled on a private flight to Guatemala to attend a social event, which is believed to be the wedding of important figures of the federal government. government, they report the local media.
The government of Mexico said the resignation was accepted by the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum. “The principles of Republican austerity are fundamental for the government of the capital, it therefore reaffirms its commitment to honesty and transparency”, concludes the notice.
The resignation comes after journalist Darío Celis reported on Saturday that the former official had been detained on November 5th trying to enter illegally $ 25,000 in cash in Guatemala. He also pointed out that she arrived on a private flight in the company of a theater producer, who was directly awarded a millionaire contract to organize the Day of the Dead parade.
@ LaraPaola1 He arrived on a private flight in an aircraft registered as XA-MHA, he was leaving with the theater producer @alex_gou to whom he gave by direct assignment the contract for the performance of #desfilediademuertos for over 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 proclaims his innocence. “I am in Guatemala for a social event to which I have been invited. I traveled on a private flight, it is wrong that I was detained and it is wrong that the flight was paid for by a provider, I did not commit any illegal activity, but I decided to return available my resignation, ”he wrote.
Likewise, he demanded that the journalist reconsider or present evidence to support his charges, warning that if he does not do so, he will take legal action. moral prejudice “, sharp in another post.
“In fact, I have proof of what I said. Thank you for your express permission to distribute it when I consider it ”, answered Celis in front of the request made by the former official.
The dates of Felix’s trip to the Central American country coincide with the wedding of the head of the Financial Intelligence Unit, Santiago Nieto, and electoral adviser Carla Humphrey, who were married in a ceremony held in a church in the city of Antigua in the company of Mexican political leaders.
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