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Sheinbaum will defend the sovereignty of Mexico

It will be governed by the principles of non-intervention in internal affairs

The newly elected president of Mexico, Claudia Sheinbaum, assured that they will continue to make that nation “a more just, democratic, free and sovereign country.”

In a speech given to her followers as soon as the results were known in the capital's Zócalo, the new president exclaimed: “Yes it was possible, we reached close to 35 million votes and we also won the head of Government of Mexico City ( which she herself exercised between 2018 and 2023)!”

“We will never have an authoritarian or repressive government,” he guaranteed and expressed his feeling “excited and grateful for the recognition they have given to the fourth transformation of public life in Mexico”, committing to not disappoint the people.

“We come from far away. This triumph is not from now, we owe it to many and many who have fought for our country, for freedoms and justice; to men and women who have given their lives for our country, to social movements, workers, students, doctors, teachers, farmers and women" and stressed that "I am clear that we are going to preserve the legacy of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador ”.

When referring to the future of relations with the Government of the neighboring country, the United States, Claudia Sheinbaum assured that she is “convinced that we will continue to collaborate for the benefit of our people and our nations, as neighbors, partners and friends that we are, with the respect that we They deserve our sovereignties.”


On Sunday morning, when asked by a journalist about what her relationship with Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba would be like, Claudia Sheinbaum responded that she would respect the constitutional principles of non-intervention and respect for the sovereignty of other peoples.


As soon as her victory was made official, the first woman to be elected president of Mexico received the congratulations from numerous world leaders, including the Venezuelan head of state, Nicolás Maduro, who said that his is a “great victory for the Great Homeland,” also celebrating the civility with which the electoral process was developed.

The president of Brazil, Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, said he was “happy” for the triumph of Claudia Sheinbaum, “for being a progressive woman at the head of the Presidency of Mexico, a victory for democracy and also for my great colleague Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who had an extraordinary government.”

Lula announced that this year he will travel to the Aztec nation to "strengthen" trade relations, since "we are the two largest economies in Latin America."

In turn, the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, in his account on X, said that he will work with the Mexican president “to see Latin America united and progressing.”

He added that “Mexico elected a progressive as the first president in its history. “It is a triumph for the Mexican people and their democracy.”

The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz Canel, expressed, for his part, also in his account on

Daniel Ortega, from Nicaragua, and Vice President Rosario Murillo, referred to the “historic victory” and said they were “sure that his seriousness, firmness and love for Mexico” will be decisive for success.

López Obrador: Mission Accomplished

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, upon learning the results of Sunday's elections in which Claudia Sheinbaum was elected to succeed him in office, said that “I feel very happy because we are finishing our mandate. I am going to retire with great satisfaction. I will be able to say when I give him the presidential sash: mission accomplished.” The president added: “imagine what it is like to hand over the presidency to a woman after 200 years of only men ruling. “She is the candidate with the most votes in the history of Mexico.” She recalled that she already served as head of Government of Mexico City and she is a prepared, intelligent and, above all, honest woman.

A leftist with environmental training

61 years old, Claudia Sheinbaum, the newly elected president of Mexico, has a degree in Physics from the Faculty of Sciences of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Unam); She is the first female mayor of Mexico City (2018-2023) and now successor to Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

She has a doctorate in Environmental Engineering and in 2007 she was one of the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize for her contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of experts that, within the framework of the United Nations (UN). ), provides information about climate change and its effects.

His candidacy was a product of the internal elections in the ruling party, National Regeneration Movement (Morena), led since 2000 by the now outgoing president and whom Sheinbaum accompanied as Secretary of the Environment during his tenure at the head of the Head of Government of Mexico City (2000-2006).

She is the second daughter of the marriage of Carlos Sheinbaum Yoselevitz, whose family came to Mexico from Lithuania in the 1920s. Meanwhile, her mother, Annie Pardo Cemo, comes from a Sephardic family from the city of Sofia in Bulgaria, and came to Mexico in the 40s fleeing the Holocaust.

The parents of the first woman to become president of Mexico were fervent followers of the Mexican left and became involved in political activism in the 60s. Despite being Jewish, Claudia Sheinbaum's education was in conventional schools, which led him to complete his Physics studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Sheinbaum's proposals

The electoral platform of the newly elected includes the continuation of the current economic program, which she defined as “humanist” and which includes the increase in the minimum wage until reaching an annual rate of 11% and the social programs policy of the Morena administration. which, according to Sheinbaum, managed to contribute to the reduction of poverty.

In her economic program, prepared by the deputy governor of the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) during López Obrador's administration, Gerardo Esquivel, Claudia Sheinbaum proposes an average annual growth of 3% of the gross domestic product (GDP) between 2024 and 2030. It talks about “preserving a reasonable balance of debt” and making “responsible and transparent” use of this instrument to increase the country's infrastructure and emphasizes the independence of Banxico.

Environmentalist, he proposed the transition from the use of fossil fuels to renewable energies through the replacement of internal combustion vehicles with hybrid cars.
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