• Glenn Wilson
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    Feb 14, 2020:
    • Two murdered in SMA Centro last night,
    • Heart attacks are a latent risk in GTO and SMA,
    • Salida a Celaya redirected overnight,
    • IMAM provides support to men and women victims of violence,
    • Changes in SMA General Hospital,
    • Forbes recognizes 4 luxury hotels located in SMA,
    • Following extortion wave, 19 restaurants close in Celaya,
    • Impunity Persists in Murder Cases of Mexico’s Indigenous Leaders,
    • Possible case of coronavirus in GTO is negative,
    • Median CPI Runs Hot, Fed Averts Eyes,
    • Spa Day.

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    Two murdered in SMA Centro last night
    Bullets are reported in the corner of Insurgentes and Hidalgo in the Center of SanMigueldeAllende. Apparently there are deceased people. Information is generated.
    A man and a woman, a collateral victim who was with her partner near the attack, died during a bullet attack.

    A gunshot attack in Hidalgo Street in the Central Zone, two blocks from the Municipal Presidency, left a balance of two people without life, one of the victims was a woman who was with her partner near the place.

    ... the arrest of the criminals was not reported.
    Two murdered in SMA Centro last night (sp).
    A man and a woman identified as Luis Fernando and Magdalena were shot in the Center of SanMiguelDeAllende, the woman was lifeless inside a bar while the man lost his life instantly on public roads.
    A man and a woman identified as Luis Fernando and Magdalena were shot in the center of the city. The woman was lifeless inside a bar where she was helped while the man lost his life instantly on public roads.

    At 11:12 p.m., a report was received from the 911 emergency system, which indicated that on Hidalgo Street corner with Insurgentes, in the downtown area, there were firearm detonations and apparently an injured person.

    Upon arriving at the place, next to a hamburger stand, a man was lying, apparently with gunshot injuries, witnesses indicated that there was also an injured woman in a bar located on the same street.
    Two people killed in the center of San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    Heart attacks are a latent risk in GTO and SMA
    Heart attacks were the second leading cause of death in Guanajuato in 2019, it was only below type 2 diabetes mellitus.

    The top 10 of the municipalities with the most cases of cardiac arrests are headed by León (615), Irapuato (451), Celaya (430), Salvatierra (325) and Pénjamo (246).

    They are followed by San Miguel de Allende (221), Salamanca (210), Acámbaro (196), Silao (178) and Valle de Santiago (172).
    In contrast, the three municipalities that reported the least deaths due to heart attack were Atarjea (5), Santa Catarina (11) and Santiago Maravatío (13).

    Based on the above, only type 2 diabetes mellitus exceeds heart attacks as the leading cause of death in the state, since in 2019 alone it claimed the lives of 6,307 people, just 900 more than cardiac arrests.
    Heart attacks are a latent risk in GTO and SMA (sp).
    (GW: The murder rate in SMA is way too high. But deaths from Heart attacks and Type 2 Diabetes together are about four times the murder rate in SMA and can be largely prevented through diet. See: Shelter Theater: Staying Alive Feb 16.)

    Salida a Celaya redirected overnight
    From 9 at night to 6 in the morning the Exit to Celaya will be closed in the section between the Mega and the El Pípila Roundabout, for which it is requested to take precaution since the deviation will start from the Sports Unit.
    As part of the construction works of the depressed passage "El Pípila", this Thursday, February 13 and Friday, February 14, two lanes will be redirected for vehicular traffic in this area, exclusively from 9 at night to 6 in the morning.

    The lanes that will be modified will be those that go from south to north, from the road to Celaya towards the missing “El Pípila” roundabout, with the aim of avoiding road conflicts during the day.

    From 9 pm to 6 am of both days, the only thing that will change is that when you reach the height of La Mega, there will be a slight deviation backflow taking for circulation what was the ridge in front of the Plaza Alhóndiga , the above while working on the installation of pipes.
    Salida a Celaya redirected overnight (sp).

    IMAM provides support to men and women victims of violence
    During the month of January, 30 victims of violence, both men and women, were assisted in the Victim Assistance Module of the IMAM. They invite not to remain silent and stop this type of situation.
    He said that the most important thing is that victims of violence and abuse do not remain silent and stop this type of situation with support from IMAM, since it not only provides support but also generates other types of care such as social, medical and psychological services; First aid, in addition to legal and legal support with personalized attention, protection and support.

    All services are free and the opening hours are from 10 in the morning to 6 in the afternoon, from Monday to Friday. The telephone numbers are 150 17 18 - 150 17 19.

    It should be remembered that the module is located on Avenida 1º de Mayo Nº 114 - 116 in the Ignacio Ramírez subdivision.
    IMAM provides support to men and women victims of violence (sp).

    Changes in SMA General Hospital: Dr. Milan arrives at the Hospital and Vidargas goes to the Jurisdiction
    It's official. The Secretary of Health of the State, Daniel Díaz Martínez, made the official presentation of Dr. Martín Milán López to take over the Directorate of the General Hospital of San Miguel de Allende. The former director, Jorge Vidargas Rojas, will now take over the Health Jurisdiction II.
    Changes in SMA General Hospital: Dr. Milan arrives at the Hospital and Vidargas goes to the Jurisdiction (sp).

    Forbes Magazine recognizes 4 luxury hotels located in San Miguel de Allende
    Four luxury hotels located in SanMiguelDeAllende World Heritage City of the state of Guanajuato, were recognized with the "2020 Star Award" by Forbes, magazine specialized in business, economics and finance.
    The magazine, which has 27 million monthly readers on its website, unveiled its "Travel Guide" where it lists the best 5 Star hotels in the world; In this 2020 edition, 107 hotels were located in 16 countries.

    The best luxury hotels in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, according to "Forbes Travel Guide" are: Rosewood, Matilda, Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada and LiveAqua.
    Forbes Magazine recognizes 4 luxury hotels located in San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    Following extortion wave, 19 restaurants close in Celaya, Guanajuato
    The violent culture of extortion in Guanajuato continues to wreak havoc on local businesses, particularly in Celaya’s restaurant and food services sector.

    According to the national restaurant association Canirac, a total of 19 restaurants have closed down since the beginning of 2019. The city saw 15 businesses close last year and four have already shuttered this year.
    Following extortion wave, 19 restaurants close in Celaya, Guanajuato.
    See also: Due to extortion, 19 restaurants close in Celaya (sp).

    Impunity Persists in Murder Cases of Mexico’s Indigenous Leaders
    Despite increasingly coming under fire, authorities in Mexico are failing to hold those accountable for targeting Indigenous human rights leaders defending the environment from armed groups and exploitation, underscoring the depth of impunity in such cases.

    In the 15 months since armed gunmen entered the Coloradas de la Virgen community in northern Chihuahua state and murdered Indigenous Rarámuri leader Julián Carrillo, Mexican authorities have still not convicted or sentenced those responsible for the crime.
    Impunity Persists in Murder Cases of Mexico’s Indigenous Leaders.

    Possible case of coronavirus in GTO is negative
    The Federal Ministry of Health ruled out the possible case of coronavirus detected in Guanajuato. After the analysis it was negative, less than 24 hours after it became known that a 60-year-old woman presented with symptoms and was analyzed as a possible case of coronavirus. She is a resident of León.
    Possible case of coronavirus in GTO is negative (sp).
    CDC director: Novel coronavirus 'is probably with us beyond this season, beyond this year'.
    Corona virus links and resources
    CNN: Coronavirus live updates Feb 14.
    Live Map: COVID-19 in real time.
    CDC: About 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
    WHO: Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
    New England Journal of Medicine: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
    The Lancet: COVID-19.
    Wikipedia: 2019–20 Wuhan coronavirus outbreak.

    Median CPI Runs Hot, Fed Averts Eyes
    Despite the Fed’s proclamations, the dollar lost purchasing power at a good clip.

    The inflation measure by the Cleveland Fed – the “Median CPI” – rose at 0.3% in January from December. This translates into an annualized rate of 3.7%. For the 12-month period, the Median CPI rose 2.9%. Since July last year, the index has ranged between 2.9% and 3.0%, the highest in the data series launched during the Financial Crisis.
    Median CPI Runs Hot, Fed Averts Eyes.

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