September 30 at 10 am, candidate Mauricio Góngora Escalante was sworn in as the new Municipal President of Solidaridad. The ceremony was held at Plaza 28 de Julio in the city of Playa del Carmen as Góngora began his 2013 - 2016 term.

Mauricio Gongora Solidaridad 

More than 5,000 citizens were present as Góngora was sworn in, including Roberto Borge Angulo (Governor of the state of Quintana Roo), José Luis Toledo (President of the State Congress Commission), and Fidel Villanueva Rivero (President of the Superior Tribunal of Justice). Gongora's wife, children, brothers and parents were also there to show their support.

Mauricio Gongora Solidaridad 

Mauricio Gongora Solidaridad 

 Góngora's speech included several promises to the Solidaridad community, including:

  • Resolve the recent trash collection problem
  • Increase lighting in public areas
  • Improvements in all Solidaridad schools
  • Support for women, education, health and sports

He finished his speech with, "I don't want to go down in Solidaridad history as the Municipal President who promised and didn't fulfill... it's time to transform Solidaridad."

Mauricio Gongora Solidaridad 

At the end of the ceremony, Solidaridad Municipal President Mauricio Góngora Escalante held his first private session where he presented his recommendations for several government positions (all of which were approved):

  • Secretary General: Juan Carlos Pereyra Escudero
  • Municipal Accountant: María Margarita Brito Segura
  • General Director of Public Safety, Transit and Firefighters: Rodolfo del Ángel Campos
  • Municipal Treasurer: Gabriel Castro Cárdenas
  • Director of Revenue: Horacio de Jesús Coral Aguilar
  • Director of Expenses: Felipe de Jesús Castillo Mezeta