16 August, 2022

A few hours from the Presidential Ceremony United States with a high military presence

photo VD: Saul Hernandez.

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Washington, D.C., a few hours before the presidential ceremony scheduled for the 20 January at 12 noon, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to be sworn in for their new role, this time without an audience and with a military barrier of more than 30 thousand armed men in the great American capital.

The National Guard has been providing security around the Capitol since last week, to ensure that the inauguration ceremony of the new president runs smoothly.

photo VD: Saul Hernandez.

Like never seen before, the presidential ceremony will be more militarized than those deployed in Iraq.

This is the largest military deployment observed in recent years, added to the coronavirus pandemic, whose sanitary characteristics prevent the event from being held with the public.

photo VD: Saul Hernandez.

The taking of position of the president number 46 on the U.S. list,  will be historic, will not have an audience due to the Covid-19 pandemic, later by the disturbances generated 6 from January,  when the Electoral College gave the results of the manual counting of the ballots for the elections last November.

In addition to all these events, the outgoing president, Donald Trump, will not participate in the activity, so notified days before.

It is the first time in an investiture, that the National Square will not have giant screens for the public that was concentrated in the place to witness the act.

photo VD: Saul Hernandez