López Obrador Announced Military Naval Base in Dos Bocas to Combat Piracy Last Month

November 14: In response to piracy in the Gulf of Mexico, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced the construction of a military naval base in the port of Dos Bocas to combat piracy and other illegal activities.

“In Dos Bocas, there is going to be a naval military base of the Secretary of the Navy to serve the entire gulf, that entire region, the coastlines of Mexico. It is a plan of the Secretariat of the Navy that will include the control of the ports, of all the ports, ”López Obrador said in his morning press conference.

The president acknowledged the existence of piracy in the gulf and the Caribbean, but said his government addresses this problem as well as others such as the dismantling of platforms of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in shallow waters. “We are already attending to that,” said the Tabasco.

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