This morning the death of the municipal president of Tultepec, in the State of Mexico, Armando Portuguez Fuentes, who perished from natural causes.
According to the first reports, Portuguez Fuentes, 54, faded as he ran. He was still transferred alive to the General Hospital of Tultitlán, where he died shortly after a heart att ack.
The Tultepec Constitutional City Council mourned the death and expressed its condolences to his family and friends.
Through social networks, he confirmed the death of the mayor, in addition to expressing his "prayers for the eternal rest of his soul."
For his part, Elena García, The municipal president of Tultitlán also regretted the news and asked her family members for their resignation at the loss.
"This morning I received with deep sadness the news of the death of my friend Armando, Municipal President of Tultepec. I hope your relatives and the people of Tultepec, of those who were three times mayor, find comfort and resignation in the face of such a painful loss ”.
While, Ruth Olvera Nieto, Mayor of Atizapán, also sent her condolences to the family of Portuguez Fuentes: "A lot of strength and my sincere condolences to all his family and the people of Tulsa," said Ruth.
Notably Armando Portuguez He was reelected in the last elections of the State of Mexico, as municipal president for the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD).
The municipal president sought reelection in 2018 and won for the 2019-2021 period. He also served as mayor in the periods of 2003-2006 and 2009-2012.
In addition, he worked as a local deputy in the Congress of the State of Mexico on two occasions by the PRD.
During his last days, he focused on his fight against the coronavirus and offered support to those most in need.
In early May, he led the delivery of 600 pantries for pyrotechnic artisans that have been affected by the lack of work, due to the economic and health crisis that COVID-19 has unleashed in the country.
Municipal authorities revealed that the majority of workers pyrotechnicians have reduced their working hours or they were rested in the production workshops, in addition to having to stay at home without receiving any salary, since there is no demand for their products.
Given this, the City Council that presided Armando Portuguez Fuentes, ordered a few days ago to carry out a census in the production workshops of La Saucera, where the delivery of support was carried out and in order to mitigate the problem of the economy.
"The municipal government will not leave them alone and will make an extra effort so that these pantries can be delivered with their own resources, at least every month for the duration of the pandemic," he reiterated.
Gabriel Hernández, first Regidor and president of the Pyrotechnics Commission and Juventino Luna Rodríguez, director of Development of the municipal Pyrotechnics, also participated in the aid process.
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