AL DÍA: ¿Qué opinan? Firmas del día: 10/29/12

Each morning, we will bring you an assortment of op-ed pieces from major Mexican dailies. Enjoy!

La Jornada

Clase Política, Miguel Ángel Rivera,”Transparencia gubernamental”: Coordinator of the PRI senators Emilio Gamboa Patron stated that in advancing government transparency, PRI senators are not going to take a step back and spare no effort, because it is a demand of Mexican society and President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto has committed to it; In inaugurating the 62nd Assembly of the Federation of Private Mexican Institutions of Higher Education, the Secretary of Public Education José Ángel Córdova Villalobos called for public and private institutions and the government to continue building the best higher education system to ensure families that their children have the quality they deserve; the Senate is analyzing a reform presented by Arturo Zamora Jiménez, to punish up to six years in prison holders of cartridge magazines for firearms used exclusively by armed forces.


Jorge Fernández Menéndez, “Los aviones de Marisela, el affaire Biz Jet”: Last week was concentrated on all workers and officials involved in PGR air fleet team, over 600 people, because of the discovery of serious irregularities ranging from the lack of operational manuals to theft and trafficking or certain parts, the aberration of flight logs and maintenance reports and even the suspicion that some aircrafts have been used to transport drugs. Of the 80 aircrafts available to the PGR only five would be able to fly safely. The investigation began when on a flight from South America the place of the Attorney General had to make an emergency landing because one of the aircrafts windshields was about to blow up due to faulty maintenance.



Trascendió: Coordinator of PRD senators, Miguel Barbosa, declared that Manlio Fabio Beltrones wants to disintegrate the PRD, Beltrones in return stated that for that to be done he is not needed, PRD just disintegrates; Former President Miguel de la Madrid’s residence on Francisco Sosa street in Coyoacan is on sale; The cultural topic continues to cause problems and worries for the president-elects team, once again they have canceled the meeting with artists and intellectuals that was scheduled for today.



Templo Mayor: This week will be crucial for transparency and access to public information, in the senate they are negotiating a reform proposed by Enrique Peña Nieto and what’s causing anxiety is the fundamental issue for accountability: the money trail, the PRI want transparency but not so transparent, political parties and unions must be safeguarded; Although the sun shines in Cancún, it is still raining on Mayor Julián Ricalde for his rumors regarding the disqualification of former mayor Greg Sanchez; For almost four months PAN representative Abelardo Lara has not set foot in the Jalisco’s Legislative Palace, some argue that the deputy is sick and others say that’s a lie.


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