Mazatlan citizens condemn consultation for Carnival


Citizens assure that the authorities must cancel all the events of the maximum Mazatlan party

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- The realization of the Mazatlán International Carnival 2021 will be subject to what the Mazatlecos decide through a popular consultation that will take place this Sunday, November 29, according to the mayor of Mazatlán, Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres, without However, the Mazatlan people assure that it is not yet the time to hold a party of this magnitude, since there may be a resurgence of Covid-19 infections and that it will be very difficult to contain the crowd that may gather.

In a survey conducted by El Sol de Mazatlán, citizens assured that Carnival 2021 should not be carried out and they disapprove of the public vote that municipal authorities want to carry out.

There are still many cases of coronavirus, for example in Chihuahua, Durango, Mexico City, which are the states that come to visit us the most and someone can bring the virus, well it is better if there is no Carnival. In the end, if they decide that there is Well, whoever wants to be infected, the young people are the ones who do want it, it’s that we are partiers in Sinaloa, they say that there will be citizen consultation, but the government handles it at will, “Lino said.

For his part, Armando believes that the Carnival has to be postponed, although there are many economic interests involved that lead the City Council not to do so.

“I say that it does have to be postponed, because with the many people who attend there may be a re-outbreak of coronavirus, but since there are interests, it is convenient for the City Council if there is, due to the economic spill,” he considered.

Juan mentions that it is not a feasible decision to carry out the festival, because people, even if they are told that they have to follow the recommendations, they do not.

“I would say that it is not feasible to do the Carnival, because of the crowds of people that usually occur in these events and people, no matter how much you tell them to keep their distance or use the mask, they do not,” he says.

Mr. Juan Diego says it is best to postpone it until the situation improves, as it will be difficult to contain the crowd.

“I understand that it is the maximum festival of the town, I am not saying that it is definitively canceled, but that it is postponed, it is difficult to contain the crowd, in addition, we still have to see how we get out of the December and end of the year parties”.

For his part, José Ángel indicates that it is not yet time to hold an event of this magnitude in the city, so the government should save on investment and also avoid health problems.

“That it does not take place, that it be canceled, it is not yet the time for a party of this magnitude. They had said that they were going to do it virtually, it will not be the same, it better not be done and they save money and health problems. “


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