Huachicoleros have diversified into extortion in Guanajuato

InSightCrime.org.- While the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel has faced the brunt of the Mexican government’s war against oil theft, it has used its remaining clout in the state of Guanajuato to fall back on another successful criminal economy: intimidation and extortion.   The cartel’s move into extortion first caught headlines in September when More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Which are the 11 criminal groups operate in Guanajuato?

Eleven criminal groups operate in Guanajuato, four of which have links to official security forces or government, according to a new study about crime in the state. Presented in Irapuato on October by a former More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Catholics in Guanajuato march in protest against Halloween celebrations

Members of the Catholic Church of the city of Guanajuato made a call for this Thursday, October 31 (Halloween), to attend an “Anti Halloween” march, which intends to go through the main streets of the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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Are the local authorities doing a good job in the state of Guanajuato?

Business and church leaders say they are being hit by a wave of extortion demands by criminal gangs in Mexico’s north-central state of Guanajuato, which was recently considered a Mexican success story for attracting More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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HANNOVER MESSE world’s leading tradeshow comes to Guanajuato

HANNOVER MESSE is the world’s leading tradeshow for industrial technology. With the lead theme “Industrial Intelligence”, it serves as the global platform for the digital transformation of production More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Guanajuato number one in organ donation

The state of Guanajuato tops the list in organ donations nationwide. The state has promoted the culture and professionalization of organ donation through its Alerta 7 Código Vida (Alert 7 Code Life) program. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Police commanders executed in 2 Mexican states (one in Celaya)

(AP) — A police commander in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato was killed Monday by unidentified attackers, local officials said. Sergio Morales Casas was a more than 25-year veteran of the Celaya police More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Young couple helps stray animals at Moka & Kofi in León, Gto.

León, Guanajuato.- Skinny, fat, hairy or hairless, all dogs and puppies that come to Sara and Eduardo are welcome and helped in one way or another, this couple is dedicated to offer stray dogs and cats a better More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Fodor’s Travel places the Guanajuato Mummies Museum among the best in the world

The international tourist guide Fodor’s Travel , recognized the Museum of the Mummies of Guanajuato among the best in the world for that type of exhibitions. Audrey Farnsworth, noted in the article entitled More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Guanajuato and Querétaro working on interurban train project for Bajío region

The governments of Guanajuato and Querétaro are working on a proposal to build an interurban train to connect five states in the Bajío region. Roberto Vallejo Rábago, director of transportation at the Guanajuato More...