Published On: Mon, Nov 13th, 2017

Extra security measures in place for Merida’s downtown during “El Buen Fin”

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MERIDA — With the participation of nearly 1,500 members of the various public security forces, municipal, state and federal authorities guaranteed security for “El Buen Fin” (Mexico’s Black Friday) 2017, organized and promoted by the National Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Services (CANACO SERVYTUR) of Merida, to be held from November 17 to 20.

During the four days of the program, thousands of people are expected to visit the shopping centers, the city center and other points of Yucatan to make their most important purchases of the year in the more than 10 thousand participating establishments, taking advantage of the discounts, offers and promotions.

Juan José Abraham Daguer, business chamber chief, recognized the participation, collaboration and coordination of the Ministry of Public Security of Yucatan, the State Attorney General’s Office, the Directorate of Public Security of the municipality of Mérida, the Federal Police, the Attorney General’s Office of the Consumer (PROFECO) and the National Commission for the Protection and Defense of Users of Financial Services (CONDUSEF), who will be the guarantors that everything goes smoothly, that the offers and promotions of the participating businesses are respected.

(Photo: La Revista Peninsular)



Regarding the work to be done in those days, the Operational Director of the Ministry of Public Security of Yucatan, Rafael Chaires Cuevas, said that this police force will have about 900 officers and 400 vehicles for Merida and the entire state, in order to guarantee the security of citizenship during their purchases in the Buen Fin.

In turn, the director of the Municipal Police of Mérida, Arturo Romero Escalante, explained that the corporation in charge will allocate 430 officers, which will be distributed in 15 patrol cars, 12 trucks, 20 motorcycles and 25 squads of cyclists, who will patrol all the center of the city for tranquility and security of the citizens that go to the shops of that area to buy during the Buen Fin.

In addition, they will have two bases, one in the Eulogio Rosado Park, and another near the bus terminal, on 72nd Street at 71st , he said.

Source:www.larevista.com.mx

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