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    Dec 24, 2019:
    • They lay the first stone of the Ecological Community Center ... (CECECADE),
    • Two shops closed for selling pyrotechnics,
    • Development Plan (PMDUOET) Approved,
    • Mazatlan garbage trucks will notify you when they are near,
    • Mining company failed to fulfill commitment to victims of toxic spill in Sonora,
    • In Mexico, April Fool’s Day falls in December and celebrates ‘the innocents’,
    • A Politically Incorrect Christmas To You Too,
    • Turmoil in the Heavy-Truck Market as Seen by a Truck Dealer,
    • Happy Hannukah, Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Happy Holidays!

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    They lay the first stone of the Ecological Community Center for Environmental Training and Human Development in San Miguel de Allende
    They lay the first stone of the Ecological Community Center for Environmental Training and Human Development in San Miguel de Allende in #SanMiguelDeAllende.
    The Municipal President Luis Alberto Villarreal in the company of Elizabeth Cou de Beteta founding member of FAI laid the first stone of what will be the Ecological Community Center for Environmental Training and Human Development in San Miguel de Allende (CECECADE).

    Municipal President Luis Alberto Villareal commented “putting this first stone is one more step of all these years that FAI has been at the service of the community of San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato, it is also another step to comply with this convention of the Organization of the United Nations (UN) that in favor of girls and boys will be celebrating their 30 years next year and I hope to be here in this building with you ”

    This center will be located on San Martin Street in the San Felipe Neri neighborhood, it will be the first demonstration community center of its kind installed in the urban spot, it will have water harvesting, vegetable solar cells, dry toilets, among other ecotechnics, the land It consists of 600 square meters where 250 square meters will be built where it will house the administrative areas and workshops so that when people visit, they will learn about environmental care techniques. It is estimated that the work will be completed in approximately six months.
    They lay the first stone of the Ecological Community Center for Environmental Training and Human Development in San Miguel de Allende (sp),

    Two small shops close in Cerritos
    Two grocery stores in the community of Cerritos in #SanMiguelDeAllende were closed temporarily on Sunday afternoon, for selling pyrotechnics without the corresponding permits.
    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - Two grocery stores in the community of Cerritos were temporarily closed on Sunday afternoon, for selling pyrotechnics without the corresponding permits. ...

    For people who are detected selling or storing pyrotechnics, the fine will amount to 10,000 pesos and / or jail, ...
    Two small shops close in Cerritos (sp).

    Approve the Development Plan and Territorial Ecological Planning (PMDUOET) of SMA
    This Monday, Cabildo de San Miguel de Allende, held the Ordinary Session No. 40, where the Development Plan for the municipality was approved by unanimous decision, which will be in force from January 2020 to 2040. In an interview with Mayor ...
    Approve the Development Plan and Territorial Ecological Planning (PMDUOET) of SMA (sp).

    Mazatlan garbage trucks will notify you when they are near your home
    Given the problem of garbage collection and lack of awareness of some citizens, it is planned to create an application for next year that will warn the exact time of arrival of waste collectors , informed the director of Public Services, Luis Antonio González Olague.

    He said that he is working with the computer staff of the City of Mazatlan to install GPS to the collection trucks and subsequently the creation of a free mobile application, so that it will let them know the precise moment in which they should take out their bags trash with its waste, with it problems that are currently present in the colonies, he said.
    Mazatlan garbage trucks will notify you when they are near your home.

    Mining company failed to fulfill commitment to victims of toxic spill in Sonora
    Nor did Grupo México remedy the environmental damage caused by the 2014 incident, says health secretary.

    Five years after the fact, the government has acknowledged that Mexico’s largest mining company did not live up to an agreement to compensate victims of a toxic spill.

    Grupo México failed to fulfill its commitments to the victims of the 2014 spill into two rivers in Sonora, Health Secretary Jorge Alcocer said on Monday.
    Mining company failed to fulfill commitment to victims of toxic spill in Sonora.
    See also: Grupo México failed to comply with those affected by the spill (sp).

    In Mexico, April Fool’s Day falls in December and celebrates ‘the innocents’
    Be careful not to lend money. You may never be repaid.

    There’s no need to wait until April to play a trick on someone: Mexico’s equivalent of April Fool’s Day is December 28.

    Día de los Santos Inocentes (Day of the Holy Innocents) is a day for all kinds of practical jokes but beware of lending money. According to tradition, there is no obligation to pay back anything borrowed on this day.
    In Mexico, April Fool’s Day falls in December and celebrates ‘the innocents’.
    See also: Why do we celebrate Holy Innocents Day? (sp).

    A Politically Incorrect Christmas To You Too
    One of Mexico’s principal attractions has, for ages, been its mixture of cultures and traditions, so that visitors and foreign residents can enjoy the unusual in a number of celebrations that are nevertheless quite familiar. Indigenous and Spanish traditions combined to give Mexico much of its unique nature.

    The later expansion of U.S. culture — convenience, fast food, movies, music, video games — inevitably affected its neighbor Mexico, and the commercial exploitation of traditional holidays has also been a hit.
    A Politically Incorrect Christmas To You Too.

    Turmoil in the Heavy-Truck Market as Seen by a Truck Dealer
    “On our lots, there are no lookers for used sleepers, and we will sell new sleepers at a loss to clear them out, and new orders for sleepers have come to a stop,” a heavy truck dealer who owns two stores with several franchises told me. The truck dealer was talking about the turmoil in the heavy-truck business, where orders for new Class-8 trucks have collapsed by as much as 80% year-over-year…
    Turmoil in the Heavy-Truck Market as Seen by a Truck Dealer.

    Happy Hannukah


    Merry Christmas


    Feliz Navidad


    Happy Holidays

    I know it's not much, but it's the best I can do.
    My gift is my song, and this one's for you. ...

    It's for people like you that keep it turned on. ...

    Anyway the thing is, what I really mean ...

    Thanks for reading!

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