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López Obrador visits Cancun, addresses public at Las Palapas Park

Cancun, Q.R. — Mexico’s president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, landed in Cancun Thursday for a day of private meetings and public announcements.

Upon his landing at the Cancun International Airport, López Obrador was met by state governor Carlos Joaquín, with whom he had private meetings on topics of upcoming projects including the promotion of national tourism.

At mid-afternoon, the president-elect made himself available in the city’s Las Palapas Park where he addressed the local people. “The transformation has already begun,” he said before a large crowd.

He thanked the people for receiving him with such warmth, noting the state is recognized for receiving people from all over the country who are in search of better opportunities. He reaffirmed his promise that states in the south and southeast will experience economic growth.

Andrés Manuel López Obrador also affirmed that his government intends to ensure confidence with investors.

Before the crowd, he stressed that it’s not only public investments that are necessary, but also private resources, which provide the confidence and stability necessary for investment, employment, well-being and growth.