A worker from the Consulate of Mexico in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States) threatened citizens mexicans with calling the police if they did not leave public facilities.
The event occurred this past Tuesday, March 21, and was documented on video by a compatriot. The clip was disseminated on social networks and provoked complaints from Internet users.
The “independent professional service provider”, as the Consulate in Las Vegas mentions it in a statement, also told the compatriots that, upon noticing that it was recorded from a cell phone, that “could not record” as it was “private property”.
Given these facts, the Consulate of Mexico in Las Vegas indicated in the statement that the worker’s response was not adequate“for which reason attention has been drawn and measures have been taken so that it does not happen again.”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) also ruled on this fact and reported that the worker The Consulate will stop working in the next few days.
“All Mexican people are welcome at the Consulate.”
The titular consul explained that he spoke personally with the Mexicans involved in this incident.
A similar event occurred in 2022 when compatriots criticized Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard mistreatment at US consulates.