Official presentation of the new Japanese Consul in León, Guanajuato

The mayor of León, Héctor López Santillana welcomed the new Japanese consul, Osamu Houkida (Photo: AM)

Osamu Houikida was introduced as the new Consul of Japan in the city of León, Guanajuato and in addition to highlighting the industrial growth of the state, Houikida asked Mayor Héctor López Santillana to guarantee the security of all members of the Japanese community. The official presentation of the new Consul took place in the City Hall, with More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, February 4th, 2018
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January 2018, Guanajuato’s most violent month on record

Six homicides in the Guanajuato cities of Celaya and Salvatierra on Wednesday Jan. 31, added to an already violent first month of the year, which could go down as the state’s most violent month on record. There More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Thirty people injured in roll-over wreck 60 miles East of San Miguel

At least 30 people resulted injured in a car accident on the morning of Friday February 2, when the driver of a passenger bus that was covering the Santa Catarina-Atarjea route, apparently lost control and  the More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Soldiers in León, Guanajuato search for any “irregularity”, keeping roadblocks in place

“With roadblocks in all points in and out of the city of León, Guanjauto, the military police together with agents of municipal security have “sealed the city”, and they will be stopping all More...

Governor Márquez said that military officers will be working also in the municipalities. (Photo: am.com.mx)
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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1500 Guard troops arrive in Guanajuato; 1700 more on the way

1,500 military police officers of 3,200 that are expected, arrived to the state of Guanajuato on Tuesday, January 30 with the order of “Zero Tolerance” against criminals throughout the state. Any kind More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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Tourist police receives training in Guanajuato

With the aim of providing a high quality service, agents of the Tourist Police are trained on the history and significance of the main State Capital tourist attractions, in collaboration with staff of the Association More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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PEMEX security chief murdered in Salamanca, Guanajuato

Captain Alfonzo Rocha, head of security at the Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) refinery in Salamanca, Guanajuato was shot to death and his teenage son was injured, as they were attacked by armed men in Salamanca’s More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Celaya City Councilor executed in broad daylight

The murder of Jorge Montes González, city councilor and president of the PRI municipal committee in Celaya on Wednesday Jan. 24, shook the Guanajuato society. Montes was executed at 1:30 PM, in broad daylight, More...

A sign is pictured of Mexico's national oil company Pemex's refinery in Salamanca, in Guanajuato state, Mexico September 19, 2017. Picture taken September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido Reuters
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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Mexico’s drug cartels are now hooked on fuel

According to US News.com, fuel theft is fast becoming one of Mexico’s most pressing economic and security dilemmas, sapping more than $1 billion in annual revenue from state coffers, terrorizing workers and More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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100,000 people with diabetes in the state of Guanajuato: State Health Secretary

“With a rate of up to 10% per year, the number of people with diabetes in the state of Guanajuato continues to rise and now there are already 100,000 patients”, said the State Health Secretary, Daniel More...