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683 thousand digital books can be downloaded: Andrés Manuel López Obrador

The chief executive said that his government promotes art. Photo: Reuters


President Andrés Manuel López Obrador He highlighted yesterday, in his speech as part of the Second Government Report, the free download of 683 thousand digital books from the Economic Culture Fund (FCE), as well as the reactivation of the 45 bookstores of the FCE-Educal network, with sale at the counter and adequate sanitary conditions.

100 one thousand copies will have each of the titles of the collection 21 by the 21

On the other hand, he highlighted the production of new translations and books within the “Vientos del Pueblo” collection, which has 43 titles, with books of between eight and 20 pesos, and runs of close to 40 thousand copies.

In addition, he referred to the collection “21 para el 21”: “As we had promised, and with a view to commemorating next year the 700 years of the founding of Tenochtitlan, the 500 years of the colonial invasion and the 200 years after the consummation of Independence, some of these titles are already in print, to be delivered en masse ”starting next year.

These volumes will have editions of 100 thousand copies, they will be produced by the FCE and with funding from the Institute to Give Back to the People the Stolen, by authors such as Guillermo Prieto, Elena Poniatowska, Octavio Paz, Ermilo Abreu Gómez, Mariano Azuela, Vicente Riva Palacio, Martín Luis Guzmán, José C. Valadés, Luis Villoro, Emilio Carballido, Nellie Campobello, Carlos Monsiváis and Heriberto Frías.

Finally, he explained that his administration promotes art and all cultural expressions, for which “we continue to restore temples and historical monuments, and the Ecological Park of Lake Texcoco and the artistic and cultural space of Los Pinos in the Forest are in the process of being built. of Chapultepec ”.

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