The lower house of Mexico’s Congress once again turned to the scene, devoting hours of its time to a controversial figure championing the issue of “non-human creatures” he said were found in Peru.
Less than three weeks after Category 5 Hurricane Otis devastated Acapulco, a port of nearly 1 million people, the House of Representatives spent more than three hours hearing from journalist José Jaime Mosan and his group of Peruvian doctors.
Mosan and some Mexican lawmakers became the subject of international ridicule in September when he presented two boxes containing supposed mummies found in Peru. He and others claimed that they were “non-human beings and not part of our earthly evolution.”
In 2017, Mosan made similar claims in Peru, and a report by that country’s prosecutor’s office concluded that the bodies were actually “newly manufactured dolls, which had been covered with a mixture of paper and synthetic glue to simulate the presence of skin.”
The report added that these figures are almost certainly man-made and that they are “not the remains of alien ancestors that they tried to present.” The bodies were not publicly disclosed at the time, so it is unclear whether they were the same bodies that were presented to the Mexican Congress.
On Tuesday, Dr. Daniel Mendoza showed photos and X-rays of what he said was an “inhumane creature.” Mosan said it is a “new species” because it does not have lungs or ribs.
“All ideas and proposals will always be welcome to be discussed and heard whether I agree with them or not,” said lawmaker Sergio Gutierrez Luna, from the ruling party of President Andres Manuel López Obrador.
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