The deputy for the National Action Party (PAN), Cecilia Patron, caused controversy after during his participation in the tribune he referred to the eldest son of the president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO), Jose Ramon Lopez Beltran, like the Zacatecan poet Ramon lopez velarde.
During her statements in the Chamber of Deputies on February 1, the PAN legislator asked to investigate whether there is a link between the American company Baker Hughes, Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and Lopez Beltran, after an investigation of Mexicans Against Corruption and Impunity (MCCI) and Latinus revealed that the eldest son of the Chief Executive has two properties in the United States with an approximate value of one million dollars.
“We will always remember you as the icon of your failed fight against corruption and you, the final blow of your moral surrender. Today, legislators from Morena, will give in to the simulation or you will say no to the Well-being Mansion of Ramón López Velarde”, pointed out the PAN member, later she and her fellow legislators continuously shouted “corrupt”.
Given this, users of social networks reacted to the deputy’s statements, evidencing her mistake and mocking it: “Apparently he lost his house in the Revolution”, “God makes them and they come together”, “the homeland was stolen with a soft poem”, “and they still applaud him”, are just some of the comments made by netizens
Given this, López Beltrán himself changed his name and avatar on his account Twitter to be called “José Ramón ¿López Velarde?”, however, it was only a matter of hours before he returned to his real username.
According to the investigation, López Beltrán lived in a huge mansion in Conroe, Texas, whose owner used to be Baker Hughes, one of the largest oil companies in the world, later moved to a residence in the town of Cypress in Harris County that is in his wife’s name.
The residence has 447 square meters of construction, in accordance with MCCI, has fine finishes in stone and wood, four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, three parking spaces, kitchen, living room and amenities such as: bar, game room and even movie theater.
In accordance with TruePeopleSearch, located the residence as the home of Carolyn Adams, wife of José Ramón, since September 2019, at which time the property belonged to Keith L. Schilling, who served as a senior executive at Baker Hughes, the company that has existing contracts with the AMLO government for more than $151 million in works for Pemex.
Schilling was global sales and commercial director for July 2017 to November 2018, a period in which the multinational obtained two contracts in Pemex of up to 66 million dollars, one of them is still valid in the current federal government.
Ramón López Velarde was a Mexican poet who was born in the state of Zacatecas in 1988. On the occasion of the first centenary of Independence, the poem gentle homeland, which some writers and scholars regard as the national poem. This June 19, 2021, it was a century since López Velarde died at the age of 33 in Mexico City due to bronchopneumonia, leaving a short but important work.