The Minister of Tourism once again shows her dissatisfaction with the general director of Tourist Infrastructure, whom she accuses of "acting on his own and using a private communication agency"
The Minister of Tourism of the Government of the Canary Islands, Yaiza Castilla, has expressed in Parliament her
“absolutely dissatisfied” with the performance of the general director of Tourist Infrastructure, Fernando Miñarro Menawhose case is being dealt with within his party, Agrupación Socialista Gomera (ASG).
After a question in the parliamentary commission formulated by the CC-PNC deputy José Alberto Díaz-Estébanez, the counselor has revealed that Miñarro,
who from his area is accused of acting on his own and of using a private communication agency Outside the department, he has answered when asked that he has no contracts or invoices for that provision of services.
The case of Minarro Mena
was publicly denounced by the Ministry itself last Julywhen he warned the media that the general director was acting on his own, without authorization, counter-programming the counselor, using his own means to address the media and placing plaques with his name on the works he inaugurated.
Díaz-Estébanez, from the nationalist group, asked Yaiza Castilla, without getting an answer, about the
identity of the protector of the general manager and also by the one who really rules in the Ministry, after having verified that Miñarro was not dismissed or resigned in July despite being disavowed by the minister herself.
The CC deputy defined this case as "grotesque", in which "a loose verse", who apparently is "a trusted man of -Casimiro-Curbelo", in reference to the president of ASG,
sets your agenda, puts up name plates and "acts with impunity and insolence" before Yaiza Castilla.
In her response, the counselor acknowledged that
“It is an atypical issue that is normally resolved internally.”
But given "the ignoring case" that the general director did to his warnings, he was forced to "officially communicate" to the media that
The press department of the Ministry of Tourism is authorized to disseminate official information of public activity.
«I have requested the general director the contracts for the provision of his communication services. The answer is that
there are no contracts for that provision of services or invoices, that has been answered«, Yaiza Castilla has revealed.
He further explained that
she does not share "the placement of plaques with names of public officials in inaugurated public works«.
Finally, he has expressed his
“absolutely dissatisfied with this person in his way of proceeding” and has concluded that "it is an issue that is being dealt with within my political party."