Mexico, May 9 (Notimex) .- Indigenous from Hidalgo of the Hñahñu Supreme Council asked President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to attend to delays, revert and rectify on policies that have disappeared support programs for indigenous peoples, the countryside, health, tourism and child care centers.
In an open letter sent yesterday to the president in the framework of his tour of that entity, they exposed "we are not happy with the environment of division that the country is fomenting", for that reason they exhorted him to be "a factor and source of unity and not of breakdown".
They demanded to the federal government "their solidarity and efficiency in the policies to achieve the well-being of the indigenes", because "it is urgent to correct actions that complicate subsistence and cause uncertainty".
The letter signed by the moral leader of said council, Roberto Pedraza Martínez and by the current president, Anayeli Mejía Reséndiz, highlighted the need to return to the scheme of child stays, since the working and indigenous mothers of that region require those places, which they cannot be substituted with economic support.
They also explained the difficulties that indigenous people have suffered in health matters in the face of the disappearance of Seguro Popular, which has become expensive the access to consultations, operations, and medicines.
The hñahñu population in Hidalgo is more than 300 thousand indigenes living in 24 municipalities, all of them are highly marginalized, which have also had serious economic difficulties due to the closure of farm support, in addition to the guarantee prices on products such as beans, corn and milk are not fulfilled, they stressed.
In addition, they noted that before the null action of the Tourist Promotion Council, the state of Hidalgo, especially the magical towns and the corridor of seaside resorts and thermal waters, have had a decrease in the influx of visitors, which affects the economy of thousands of indigenous families that work in that sector.
The indigenous people represented by the Hñahñu Supreme Council also asked President López Obrador to include to his state in the Sembrando Vida reforestation program.