Photo: Taken from Twitter @USAmbMex
The United States Ambassador to Mexico, Christopher Landau, visited Oaxaca this weekend where he met with authorities, toured some towns and learned about the manufacture of their crafts.
On this trip, the diplomat had a meeting with Governor Alejandro Murat and part of his cabinet.
In Oaxaca, we work in unity and as a team; For this reason, I held a meeting with Ambassador Christopher Landau (@USAmbMex) and @GobOax officials, to discuss the strengthening of economic ties and to be able to create new opportunities that attract investment, ”said the Oaxacan president.
Minutes later, accompanied by their rhapsodies, Caroline Landau and Ivette Murat, they visited emblematic places of the Oaxacan capital such as the Cultural Center and the Church of Santo Domingo, as well as the Ethnobotanical Garden.
What a pleasure to return to Oaxaca after 25 years and see that it has been improving in recent years and is one of the paradises of Mexico, “he commented during a message on social networks.
In San Martín Tilcajete they visited an alebrije workshop, whose art was recently protected by obtaining the Geographical Indication.
Yesterday we visited the alebrije workshop of the great Oaxacan masters Jacobo and Maria Ángeles. They have not only preserved this craft but elevated it globally. Source of jobs and pride for this region! ”, He highlighted on Twitter.
For his part, the Oaxacan governor shared that in this municipality they took the opportunity to enjoy the traditional food of the region and the art of making black clay.
In San Martín Tilcajete, with my wife @IvetteMurat, Ambassador Christopher Landau (@USAmbMex), his wife @landau_caroline and my daughter Ivette, we enjoyed traditional Oaxacan dishes. An honor to share our gastronomy with our visitors and with the world ”.
Oaxaca has the handicraft route, San Bartolo Coyotepec is part of it and is known for its black clay pottery; Today we visit this place with Ambassador Christopher Landau (@USAmbMex), so that he knows the talent of our teachers and master craftsmen ”, the local president stressed.
Ambassador Landau showed a photograph of the central valleys on his social networks before returning to Mexico City. “! How beautiful is Oaxaca!”, He said.
Greetings from San Martín Tilcajete, Oaxaca! pic.twitter.com/5z5k1x6Fvf
– Ambassador Christopher Landau (@USAmbMex) October 31, 2020
Copyright law strictly prohibits copying all or part of Excelsior’s materials without having previously obtained written permission and without including the link to the original text.