The PT candidate for Mayor of Atoyac de Álvarez is murdered in Guerrero


Alfredo González Díaz, a candidate of the Labor Party (PT), for the mayor’s office of Atoyac de Álvarez, in Guerrero, was shot dead, the Guerrero State Prosecutor’s Office reported Sunday, March 3, 2024.

The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Guerrero reports that it initiated an investigation against those responsible for the crime of homicide in the offense of Alfredo GD, a candidate of the PT for a position of popular election. The events occurred in the municipality of Atoyac de Álvarez, the Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement.

Agents of the Investigating Police, Ministerial and Expert Services personnel of the Prosecutor’s Office went to the scene on the scene in Juan N Boulevard. Álvarez to carry out the complementary investigative acts, which will allow the necessary evidence to be obtained to clarify the illicit.

In Michoacán, last Tuesday there were two murders of candidates for a political office that, together with those registered in January, add to 11 homicides of candidates, pre-candidates, and former candidates documented by Public Data since the second half of 2023, when the current electoral process that culminates in the elections of June 2 began.

On Thursday, representatives of the Inter-American Union of Electoral Organizations (Uniore) pointed out that the political-electoral violence surrounding the current electoral process in Mexico, whose campaign stage began on Friday, is the main concern of parties, political organizations, and electoral authorities towards the June 2 elections.

In Mexico, during January, at least five candidates or candidates for a popular election post were killed, according to reports from the civil organization Data Cívica.

The number of homicides related to political-electoral violence rises to 21 if public officials and relatives of politicians are also taken into account, according to the report “Vote between bullets” published in January.

Mexico holds the largest elections in its history on June 2, when more than 97 million people are called to renew 20, 375 federal positions, including the Presidency of the Republic, the 500 seats in the Chamber of Deputies, and 128 of the Senate, as well as nine state governments.

Source: Nmás

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