President-elect is part of the center-left Sigamos Haciendo Historia coalition and will be the first woman to govern the country

First lady Janja Lula da Silva and government officials celebrate the victory of Claudia Sheinbaum, from the Sigamos Haciendo Historia (center-left) coalition, in Mexico’s presidential election. She will be the first woman to govern the country, according to a projection released by INE (National Electoral Institute) in the early hours of this Monday (June 3, 2024).

Sheinbaum is part of Morena (National Regeneration Movement), the same party as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. The party leads the Sigamos Haciendo Historia coalition, also formed by the PT (Partido del Trabajo) and the PVEM (Partido Verde Ecologista de México). The country does not allow re-election.

In his profile on X (formerly Twitter), Janja highlighted Sheinbaum’s CV and his commitment to combating poverty and violence, in addition to his commitment to the environmental agenda.

“Mexico is a great and very important country in our region. With a broad history of struggle by its people, and especially by Mexican women, this new chapter inspires and strengthens us in the fight for more women in politics”declared the first lady.

The Minister of Racial Equality, Anielle Franco, said she was “exciting” start the week with Claudia Sheinbaum’s victory. “Another of us making history through a policy that has the face of society”declared in X.

The extraordinary minister for Support for the Reconstruction of Rio Grande do Sul, Paulo Pimenta, wished Sheinbaum success and stated that the Mexican people made history. He further stated: “May Brazil and Mexico continue to be partners in the fight for equality and the defense of democracy.”

The president of the PT (Workers’ Party), deputy Gleisi Hoffmann (PR), shared a video alongside deputy Lindbergh Farias (PT-RJ) and Mônica Valente, executive secretary of the São Paulo Forum, congratulating the population of Mexico. They stated that it was a “victory of the progressive and popular government”.

On Saturday (June 1), the 3 were received by Mário Delgado, president of the Morena party. They were in the country to follow the presidential elections.

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