AMLO reacts to the public appearance of Emilio Lozoya in a luxury restaurant

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador described as legal, but immoral, an imprudence and a provocation the public appearance of Emilio Lozoya Austin, former director of Pemex and accused in the Odebrecht case, this Saturday at the luxurious Hunan restaurant, located in the Lomas de Chapultepec.

In a morning press conference, the head of the Executive trusted that the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) report on this matter and reiterated his confidence in the prosecutor Alejandro Gertz Manero so that before 2024, before the end of his six-year term, there will be justice on this case.

“I believe that it is legal, but it is immoral, that these things occur, is an impudence to say the least, an act of provocation, because this man was a director of Pemex and is a protected witness – he is called in another way, But these are people who are receiving special treatment – because they decided to publicize all the corruption that occurred in the previous six-year term, even from Calderón.

“Hopefully and the prosecution will report on this matter. I have confidence in the prosecutor Alejandro Gertz Manero and I hope that the time will reach and justice is done as all Mexicans require by law. There must be prompt, expeditious justice, but I hope that it will Prosecutor report how the trial is going, “he said.

In the National Palace, The federal president stated that, although it is legal, this appearance of the former head of Pemex causes outrage in the population that Lozoya Austin was caught eating at this restaurant because “he is a witness to acts of corruption that damaged Mexico.”

This Saturday, the journalist Lourdes Mendoza published on social networks a series of photographs of Emilio Lozoya, former director of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and who is currently prosecuting the crime of operations with resources of illicit origin.


According to Mendoza’s version, the former president’s collaborator Enrique Peña Nieto thus appears at a dinner at a luxurious restaurant in Las Lomas named Hunan, located on Paseo de la Reforma.

“I went personally and caught him chatting,” the journalist tells EL UNIVERSAL. “My photos have a date and time,” he says, pointing to October 9 at 7:57 p.m. as the time the images were captured.

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