Mexico.-the leading left-wing Andrés Manuel López Obrador was inducted today President of Mexico in a ceremony at the Mexican Congress where it was embraced by the highest representation foreign in a takeover in the history of the country, made up of a dozen of Heads of State and Gobierno.La Adviser to the White House Ivanka Trump, daughter of Donald Trump US President, was one of the main protagonists of the day when sitting during the ceremony along with the spouse of Lopez Obrador, Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller.» I want to emphasize that from the day of my election (on July 1) I received a respectful treatment of the President Donald Trump, whom I thank for that plan of friendship you have sent to this ceremony to his daughter Ivanka,»Lopez Obrador said in his first speech as President.
Philip VI, Maduro and Ivanka, protagonists in a change of Government. Photo: EFE after these words, Ivanka Trump, who wore an elegant white two-piece suit, stood smiling, greeted by hand and made a shy gesture with your shoulders while part of the Chamber applauded it. The daughter of the American leader attended the ceremony without their spouse Jared Kushner, who was honored on Friday by the Mexican Government in acknowledgement of her work during renegotiations of the Treaty of free commerce of America the Norte.Previamente, Lopez Obrador had celebrated attending his inauguration of the US Vice President Mike Pence and of his spouse, Karen Pence, who also were on the stage of the Chamber of Diputados.Quien authorities did not time the Legislative Palace was the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, who went directly to the National Palace, where López Obrador led a private meeting with foreign leaders after being invested. That did not prevent that from the base of the right-wing National Action Party (PAN) would deploy during the takeover a large banner with the face of the Venezuelan President and the phrase «Mature, are not welcome». When Lopez Obrador thanked during his speech of Maduro, gesture that made with all the heads of State and Government, the PAN legislators shouted repeatedly «Dictator, dictator».
Ivanka was present at the opening ceremony. Photo: EFE in contrast, King Felipe VI, who attended the inauguration of a President in Latin America for the first time since he came to the throne in 2014, was one of the dignitaries who garnered more applause by legislators.
I also thank, by the bonds of history and culture that bind us together, the presence of Felipe VI, King of Spain, said Lopez Obrador on the monarch, sat in a central part of the stage of authorities.
Most heads of State of Latin America attended the ceremony, as the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, Lopez Obrador greeted who as a «friend» and received a standing ovation by indigenous lawmakers. The Presidents of Colombia, Iván Duque; also witnessed the takeover in Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel; Lenín Moreno, Ecuador and Peru, Martín Vizcarra.De made, Lopez Obrador recalled in his speech the legacy both of the Liberator Simón Bolívar and Cuban independence leader José Martí, considered parents of different Latin American countries.
The monarchy also attended the event. Photo: EFE but not all those attending the ceremony were foreign authorities. They also clothed López Obrador outstanding figures such as magnate Carlos Slim, the Cuban singer-songwriter Silvio Rodríguez and writer Elena Poniatowska, among others. New Mexican President from the rostrum of the Chamber told Miguel Angel Revilla, personal friend and President of the Spanish autonomous community of Cantabria, homeland of the grandfather of López Obrador.De made, Revilla has spent recent days hosted in the Ranch of López Obrador in the jungle of the southern state of Chiapas with Silvio Rodríguez and the leader of the British Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, who also attended the ceremony. At a time marked by the crossing of thousands of Central American migrants crossing Mexico destined to United States, attended the investiture the Presidents of Guatemala, Jimmy Morales; of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez, and El Salvador, Salvador Sanchez.
Shen Yueyue, Vice President of the people’s Congress of China, and Kim Yong Nam, President of the Assembly Supreme of the people of Korea North, also clothed López Obrador in the inauguration in which he became the first left-wing President of Mexico from Lázaro Cárdenas (1934-1940). Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa; the Governor general of Canada, Julie Payette, and Vice-Presidents of Argentina and Uruguay, Gabriela Michetti, and Lucía Topolonsky, were also part of the long list of foreign representatives.
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