During the strong protest that took
place in this port on Sunday 26th of this month, the president of the
Federation of Fishermen Ribereños of San Felipe,
convened for next Thursday fishermen to go to the boat Sea organization
Shepherd that is anchored in the bay of the port, to cast them out, as the
federal government allows foreigners to meddle in matters which only the
responsibility of Mexicans.
and the community of San Felipe, was summoned to meet in the square where the
sculpture of the arches at the entrance of the city and port, to explore the Chetumal road and reach the Plaza de la Conservation in the Malecon central part.
stood half a block a panga to which was burned, then say to the restriction to
use gillnet, the fate of fishermen and total annihilation will no longer be
able to use their fishing equipment.
were several speakers who demanded their right to fish, but even also included
prominent members of the community, as is Professor Enrique Meza, who joined in
support of fishermen.
Rodriguez Peña said that during the two years of the ban to protect the vaquita,
the federal government promoted the research of a new fishing gear as it had
committed, and now states that you can not use the agalleroChinchorro, according for being predatory vaquita.
The symbolic act of burning a panga
on the Malecon in this city and port achieved its
goal of drawing attention of the entire community and outside it, in fact a
drone flew over the site of the protest, said that it was an aircraft not
manned by the environmental
Fishermen said they'll put to sea
their boats although authorities try to prevent it and Rodriguez Peña gave an ultimatum that expires next Thursday, if you
follow the boat said environmental organization, fishermen Montaran their pangas and Iran to expel Sea Cuts.
Rodriguez Peña said it is not a threat but a warning and did paraphrase the comic character Clavillazo:
"I will not burn the Sea
Shepherd, but I would like to,"he said.