non-government organization, Mexicans against corruption and impunity ,MCCI) issued a statement in which it shows its position presidential decree By Andres Manuel López Obrador (Amlo), with which it seeks to “shield” government functions andNational Security,
The organization believes that the agreement issued by the Mexican President, in which it is declared public interest and national security Represents the completion of projects and tasks under the responsibility of the Government of Mexico a A blow to transparency and accountability, except for opening spaces for Corruption and corruption in the country.
In this context, it is considered unconstitutional by the MCCI, as it violates the laws that govern activities in all areas of economic activity, namely: Communications, telecommunications, customs, border, hydraulic, water, environment, tourist, health, railway, railway In all its modalities, energy, ports, airports, etc.
“This puts the public servants in a serious dilemma: agreement obeying and violating existing rules or the order of their hierarchical superior. The President asks his subordinates to violate the law because an agreement can never be above the legal norm”
On the other hand, the organization explained that such a settlement is another example of “arbitrary and abuse in the exercise of power“, as it effectively voids it. right to protection and Right to Information, to Environment protection, for the competition through tenders guaranteeing optimum contract of public resource To protect potentially affected communities, among others, through tenders.
“This agreement calls on citizens to speak out for it, but prevents us from affirming that the way they use our tax money under the unfounded pretext that it is a matter of national security— “
For mother. amparo casaro, President of Mexico Against Corruption and Impunity, “President’s Decree” This is one of the biggest blows to the accountability system in Mexico, leaving civil society without the tools to carry on with the task of overseeing government affairs; Corruption is fought with more information, Not less”.
In the end, MCCI concluded that agreements of this nature Violation of the division of powers, increase in the discretionary exercise of power and Increase in the level of corruption and impunity, so it asks agreement is withdrawn Since the executive power “conducts itself according to the rule of law.”
federal administration led by the president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador ,Amlo) stated that Megaprojects and other works infrastructure will be considered public interest and national security, this is due to its importance to the Promote the Nation project of Q4.
through a publication made in Federation’s official journal ,the dof), López Obrador reported an agreement confirming the news. It also states that it is done in accordance with the faculty conferred by Political Constitution of the United Mexican States ,CPEUM) in article 89, section I.
With regard to the rationale for substantiating the need for the provisions of this agreement, the head of the federal executive highlighted that Mexico requires Persistence, dynamism, competitiveness, sustainability and equity for the growth of the economy and political, social and cultural democratization.
He also emphasized that it “Public Interest and National Security” Developing and developing the infrastructure in charge of the agencies and institutions of the Federal Public Administration to translate this into collective benefits for Mexican society.