Miguel Barbosa, governor of Puebla, passed away this Tuesday at the age of 63. This was confirmed by the president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador through his Twitter account.
I am very sorry for the death of my colleague Miguel Barbosa Huerta, Governor of the state of Puebla. I just spoke with his wife Rosario, I expressed my sadness and I extend my deepest condolences to his family, friends and his people, ”says the president’s message.
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Rumors that the poblano governor would have suffered a heart attack circulated this Tuesday morning, but the Coordination of Communication and Digital Agenda of the state had issued a statement in which he acknowledged that Barbosa was under medical care, but “stable and without complications.”
Who was Miguel Barbosa?
Miguel Barbosa was born in Zinacantepec, Puebla, on September 30, 1959.
He became governor of his home state in the extraordinary elections that were held after the death of Governor Martha Érika Alonso in a plane crash on September 24, 2018.
He assumed the governorship of his state in August 2019.
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