Maribel Barajas Cortés
The Green Party of the United States National Women’s Caucus strongly condemned the murder of Partido Verde Ecologista de Mexico (PVEM) Candidate Maribel Barajas Cortés.
“The Green Party's National Women’s Caucus would like to express our sincerest condolences to Maribel's family, friends, and also Partido Verde Ecologista de Mexico during these difficult times. We were shocked and in disbelief upon learning of her tragic and untimely death. Maribel was only 25 years old, but her bravery, leadership, and her accomplishments will remain a lasting legacy for many years to come,” said National Women’s Caucus co-chair Joy Davis.
Maribel Barajas Cortés, Partido Verde Ecologista de Mexico (PVEM) local deputy candidate for District XXII of Múgica, was discovered murdered Wednesday and identified through various credentials located in an automobile at Las Flores ranch in Morelia, Michoacán.
The PVEM in Michoacán reiterated its call to the authorities and the State Government, to strengthen the protections and security mechanisms of those who contend for public office.
Ernesto Núñez Aguilar, state leader of the PVEM and current local deputy, demanded that the government of Michoacán conduct a thorough investigation and reach the ultimate consequences.
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