Explosion in Celaya leaves 5 injured (VIDEO)

Celaya, Guanajuato (November 26, 2020).- An explosion at a fireworks street market was registered on Thursday, November 26th, at the Fovissste neighborhood of the city of Celaya, Guanajuato. The explosion left at least five people injured, including a woman who suffered serious injuries to her legs, three children, and a man who is in serious condition. The More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 21st, 2020

Guanajuato tops the list of Mexican states with the highest murder rates

In Mexico, from January to October six states concentrate 52 percent of the victims of intentional homicide. In Mexico, from January to October six states concentrate 52 percent of the victims of intentional More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Another journalist murdered in Mexico, now in Guanajuato

Officials in Guanajuato, the state with the most homicides in Mexico, said Monday that gunmen killed a reporter for a local news site while he was covering a story. The state interior department said it lamented More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Cartel battles stun once-peaceful state of Guanajuato

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The two most powerful drug cartels in the hemisphere are battling over the industrial and farming hub of central Mexico — a state that has attracted gangs for the same reason it has lured More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, August 14th, 2020

Presa de la Olla to be transformed into a floating cinema during GIFF

In the ‘Acuacinema’, or floating cinema, films will be screened for viewers to enjoy from boats. The 23rd edition of the Guanajuato International Film Festival will take place from September 18 to 27. Guanajuato, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación guarantees peace in Guanajuato

Federal and state authorities arrested the leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel on August 2. José Antonio Yépez Ortiz, also known as “El Marro”, wreaked havoc in Guanajuato in recent years. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Fuel theft, extortion, and kidnapping: “El Marro” wreaked havoc in Guanajuato for years

In Guanajuato, countless families have been affected by the presence of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel. Its turf war with the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel to control the state reignited after security forces More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, August 3rd, 2020

El Marro’s father and brother could control the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel

Sunday, August 2, federal and state authorities announced El Marro’s arrest. Now, Juan Rodolfo Yépez Godoy and Rodolfo Yépez Ortiz, his father and brother, could take over the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

Mexican army arrests drug lord in losing battle against increasingly violent cartels

The Mexican Army and state security forces captured Jose Antonio Yepez, a notorious drug gang leader blamed for helping fuel a surge in violence that has severely tested the government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

The cartel war that transformed peaceful Guanajuato into one of Mexico’s deadliest states

Word spread quickly hereafter gunfire erupted at a neighborhood drug rehab center. Natalia Acosta Medina bolted from her patio, sprinted through the muddy streets, and climbed the stairs of the two-story facility. More More...