This is the military parade for the 210th anniversary of the Mexican Independence struggle. (Photo: @SEDENAmx)
In an unprecedented event, the 2020 military parade will celebrate the 210th anniversary of the Mexican Independence struggle with a small group of military members of the Armed Forces, among which the participation unpublished by a crew of female air pilots.
According to the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), the appointment of the commemoration of the CCX Anniversary of Independence will start from 11:00 hours; However, on this occasion the presence of the public will not be allowed, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so Mexicans will be able to follow the traditional ceremony through social networks or open television.
The Sedena highlighted the intervention of female pilot, who will soar through the sky during this year’s Military Air Parade, which will have the collaboration of at least 56 aircraft.
It is anticipated that around 600 items of the Air Forces participate from the sky and to culminate the celebration.
They foresee the participation of at least 600 elements of the Armed Forces. (Photo: @SEDENAmx)
Paratroopers from the Mexican Army, elements of the Armed Forces, National Guard, among others. As well as 80 vehicles, 66 horses and 10 motorcycles for escorts.
In addition, the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador will not follow the tradition of observing the parade from the Presidential balcony of the National Palace, Rather, it will be placed at the main door of the place where a temple will be installed.
During his traditional « morning » conference on Tuesday, September 15, he assured that during the military parade will recognize the country’s medical personnel, as it will award prizes to some nurses and doctors for their work against the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to AMLO, said temple will be placed at the main door of the National Palacel, located in the Plaza de la Constitución in the Historic Center of Mexico City.
AMLO announced that he will not be on the balcony of the National Palace. (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
Where to follow the live broadcast of the military parade?
To observe the commemorative performance of the Armed Forces, you can consult pages on twitter such as: @SEDENAmx: https://twitter.com/SEDENAmx, or on television.
And the parade route?
The traditional parade will start on José María Pino Suárez Avenue. Then, it will turn around the Plaza de la Constitución to close on Calle 5 de Mayo until it reaches Avenida de Eje Central.
A special operation of various security elements and police from Mexico City will monitor the area and prevent people from reaching the grid of the « heart » of the capital.
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Remember that the station Plinth (L2) of the Metro collective transport service will be closed until 2:00 p.m. on September 16.
While the stations Fine Arts (L2 / L8) and Allende (L2) They will also be closed for the whole day, as well as the Merced station (L1), which will remain closed until further notice.
Iztapalapa station (L8) will not have access until 4:00 p.m. on September 16.
The alternatives to access the first square of the city are: Pino Suárez, Salto del Agua, Isabel La Católica.
Authorities called on the general population to stay at home, as they will not be able to access the streets surrounding the National Palace, so they asked to follow the parade virtually to avoid contagion of COVID-19, a disease that to date adds more of 600,000 positive cases and more than 71,000 deaths.
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