Newspapers Correct Article About Merida Alien
Today the Milenio newspaper corrected its article published
Tuesday about the Merida alien case, wich according to Sergio
Valdez and Jorge Moreno was a hoax. Initially Valdez and Moreno
declared that researcher Jaime Maussan was deceived by David
Espada and Jose Herrera, main witnesses of the March 20, 2005
incident quoting an alleged confesion that turned out to be
Both Milenio and Diario de Yucatan recognized they acted
prematurely publishing Valdez and Moreno's story without
checking the validity of their testimonies.
At the same time in Merida a press conference took place where
the three boys involved in the March 20, 2005 incident denounced
Sergio Valdez Diaz and Jorge Moreno for slander and attempt of
bribe in damage of minors. Reporters from Milenio de Merida and
El Diario de Yucatan along with several research groups were
present at the press conference.
David Espada, Jose Herrera and Adrian Chala Torres declared that
they never spoke to Sergio Valdez Diaz and all his statements
made to the El Diario de Yucatan were absolutely false. Sergio
Valdez Diaz was accused along with Jorge Moreno of attempting to
bribe some children from the neighborhood offering 1,000 pesos
to the one that agreed to say that he was disguised as an alien
the night of the incident.
Some researchers from Merida located one of these children and
got his statement on tape as evidence in a formal denunciation
of Sergio Valdez and Jorge Moreno for corruption of minors. They
are expected to be arrested sometime this weekend.
Jorge Moreno and Sergio Valdez Diaz publish a local magazine
named Misterios, with pornographic content and have an obscure
background among the ufologic community in Yucatan. Both Moreno
and Valdez are under investigation charged of fraud and
corruption of minors and were denounced for dishonest activities
and deceiving several newspapers from Merida causing confusion.
This Alien encounter in Merida story has taken on big proportions
in Mexico and is almost in everyone's mouth, awakening an
unusual interest among the news and TV reporters in other
The incident took place in March 20, 2005 and was investigated
by Merida's researchers Emilio Cetz and Gustavo Aleman along
with the research groups Vision OVNI and Asociacion Ufologica
de Merida for several months.
The story went national when TV journalist Jaime Maussan
presented the case and the footage on Tuesday January 10, 2006
on national television from Mexico City causing expectation due
to the bizarre nature of the incident.
Till this moment David Espada, Jose Herrera and Adrian Chala
Torres, 19, 18 and 17 years old respectively continue sticking
faithfully to their story and confirmed their testimonies before
the press in Merida.
The incident remains unexplained.
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