Despite pandemic, Super Party is organized in Tierra Colorada, Oaxaca

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Santiago Amoltepec, Sola de Vega, Oaxaca

In the midst of the pandemic, municipal authorities of Santiago Amoltepec, Sola de Vega, Oaxaca, authorized a super party in the town of Tierra Colorada.

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, this weekend the municipal authorities of Santiago Amoltepec, Sola de Vega, organized a Super Bailein Tierra Colorada.

The public complaint was made through social networks, in a video where you can see the attendees enjoying the event without any face masks and with absolutely no healthy distance at all.

In the Sierra Sur Unidos Facebook profile, they accuse the municipal president of Santiago Amoltepec, Abel García, of being manipulated by the federal representative for Morena, Daniel Gutiérrez Gutiérrez, who is seeking the re-election in this electoral process.

“Zero masks, zero healthy distance, zero surveillance by authorities, of course, this could result in massive infections. This is how it is when the irresponsible puppet of Daniel Gutiérrez Gutiérrez; Mr. Abel García, the man does not even know why he is municipal president ”, this was posted on the Sierra Sur Unidos Facebook profile.

Santiago Amoltepec, Sola de Vega, Oaxaca

On the social network, there are various comments, some in favor and others against the event, some point out, “Sierra Sur Unidos everyone is responsible for their health, no one is forced to attend, where are you from? Because you should know that it is in accordance with our uses and customs, the people rule and if we want to party we do it”.

The dance was enlivened by the musical group “Virgilio Díaz y su Extinción Felina” who also posted a video of their participation in Tierra Colorada, Santiago Amoltepec Gran Baile, the video can be seen on their YouTube channel.

In the community of San Francisco Cozoaltepec, Santa María Tonameca, on the Oaxacan coast, after an act of ordination of priests and then a popular dance, on January 21, where sanitary measures and healthy distance were not properly observed, there was an outbreak of Covid-19, where a medical brigade from the Oaxaca Health Services arrived to attend to the emergency of those affected as well as take samples and send people to hospital centers for their care.

In that same month in the first days, a similar situation occurred in San Juan del Río, belonging to the municipality of Santiago Choapam (also in Oaxaca), where there was a massive outbreak of Covid-19, infecting a third of a total of 1,200 inhabitants, a situation that resulted in the death of at least a dozen people.

Santiago Amoltepec Sola de Vega Oaxaca

However, protected by the Uses and Customs regime, Oaxacan communities continue to ignore the indications of federal and state authorities and continue to carry out various social and religious festivities. 

On March 2nd, the Health Services of Oaxaca reported that in Santiago Amoltepec there are 9 confirmed cases of Covid-19, 8 negatives, 0 suspects, 0 deaths, 6 recovered, and 0 active; let’s see what happens 15 days from now.

Source: Diario 24 Horas

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