Violent Easter weekend in Guanajuato

CELAYA, Gto – On the afternoon of Saturday April 15, criminal groups killed 13 people in different attacks carried out in the municipalities of Jerécuaro and Tarimoro, located in southeast Guanajuato (near the stateline with Michoacan). According the a report issued by the Preventive Police (Policia Preventiva), the first attack occurred around More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Easter Sunday: U.S. President Trump burns in Guanajuato

GUANAJUATO – During Easter Sunday, the “burning of Judas” (Quema de Judas) usually takes place in different cities in Guanajuato, which is an Easter-time tradition in many Catholic communities where More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, April 16th, 2017
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“Guanajuato among the 5 most colorful towns in México” (Travelers Today)

According to Travelers Today, these are the five most coloful towns in México: Having the ultimate travel adventure sometimes requires you to wander off in the deepest parts of the jungle or swim in the deepest More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Mexico and Japan use technology to measure seismic activity in the coast of Guerrero

Seismic study seeks to gather information useful for the prevention of future earthquakes. With an investment of seven million dollars, the Institute of Geophysics of the UNAM, in conjunction with several Japanese More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Fate of the Interior Security Law in Mexico is still up on the air

The Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) continues to oppose the Interior Security law. Coordinator for the Democratic Revolution Party’s (PRD) parliamentary group, Francisco Martínez Neri said they were More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Man tossed from plane in Sinaloa, Mexico lands on hospital roof

The body of a man, who witnesses said was tossed from a plane, landed on a hospital roof in Mexico’s northern Sinaloa state on Wednesday April 12, according to a public health service official in the region, which More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Caught in SMA in 2014, drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva avoids extradition to the U.S.

Alleged drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva has won a procedural appeal that will set back an extradition request from the United States, but he won’t be freed. Mexico’s Federal Judiciary Council says a court More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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U.S. Attorney General promises to “get tough” on immigration in border visit

NOGALES, Ariz. — Attorney General Jeff Sessions toured the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday April 11 and unveiled what he described as a new get-tough approach to immigration prosecutions under President Donald Trump. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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China Southern Airlines launches new flight to Mexico

According to Reuters, China Southern Airlines Co Ltd (600029.SS) has flown its inaugural Guangzhou to Mexico City flight, via Vancouver, the first route operated by a domestic Chinese carrier to the Latin American More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Governor of Guanajuato announces cabinet reshuffle: 2 new Secretaries

On Tuesday April 11, Governor of Guanajuato Miguel Márquez Márquez announced two changes in the state’s cabinet: Gustavo Rodríguez Junquera, former State’s Attorney for Human Rights, was appointed Secretary More...