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    July 15, 2019:
    • The Hailstorm’s Much-Discussed Floating Red Car Found in Aparicio,
    • Why Hurricane Barry failed to live up to its threat,
    • Tuesday Market extortion?,
    • Closures for Bacheo and Maintenance in the streets of SMA
    • The U.S. Deported a Million of Its Own Citizens to Mexico During the Great Depression,
    • Stratfor: Murder in Mexico in 2019: A Midyear Checkup,
    • Communities oppose open pit mine, would affect municipalities of the Independence Basin,
    • England win Cricket World Cup after super-over drama against New Zealand.

    The Hailstorm’s Much-Discussed Floating Red Car Found in Aparicio
    In addition to damage in various parts of the city, a June 30 hailstorm resulted in viral videos and gossip about the storm’s effects on local social media, including the persistent tale of a red car in the Aparacio neighborhood that people claimed to have seen being washed away by floodwaters. ...
    The Hailstorm’s Much-Discussed Floating Red Car Found in Aparicio

    Why Hurricane Barry failed to live up to its threat as a record rainmaker and flood producer
    ... The result was a dramatic difference in where Barry’s rainfall fell, with most of it falling offshore before the storm made landfall.
    “If you look at the rainfall amounts just off the coast over the water, they were 12, 18, even 20 inches in some locations, and you’re still seeing that offshore now,” Schott said Sunday. “So, if you had seen Barry develop as it normally would have, we would have seen the rainfall amounts onshore that were forecasted.”

    Why Hurricane Barry failed to live up to its threat as a record rainmaker and flood producer


    Tuesday Market extortion?
    This week, marketers of the Tuesday Tianguis requested help from the authorities of the Attorney General of Guanajuato (FGE), (because in Public Security say they ignored them) to support him to try to give with those who were extorting them and apparently, for several months now ...
    Denuncian aparición de hombres que 'cobran piso' en la Placita luego de que Fiscalización pasa

    Closures for Bacheo and Maintenance in the streets of SMA
    During the week of July 17 to 21, there will be partial and total closures in some roads, derived from the application of the program "Maintenance and Conservation of Streets", which executes the direction of Infrastructure and Public Works. As every week, the Municipal Government announces the streets that will cause partial closures [...]
    Closures for Bacheo and Maintenance in the streets of SMA

    The U.S. Deported a Million of Its Own Citizens to Mexico During the Great Depression
    In the 1930s, the Los Angeles Welfare Department decided to start deporting hospital patients of Mexican descent. One of the patients was a woman with leprosy who was driven just over the border and left in Mexicali, Mexico. Others had tuberculosis, paralysis, mental illness or problems related to old age, but that didn’t stop orderlies from carrying them out of medical institutions and sending them out of the country.

    These were the “repatriation drives,” a series of informal raids that took place around the United States during the Great Depression. Local governments and officials deported up to 1.8 million people to Mexico, according to research conducted by Joseph Dunn, a former California state senator. Dunn estimates around 60 percent of these people were actually American citizens, many of them born in the U.S. to first-generation immigrants. For these citizens, deportation wasn’t “repatriation”—it was exile from their country.

    The U.S. Deported a Million of Its Own Citizens to Mexico During the Great Depression

    Stratfor: Murder in Mexico in 2019: A Midyear Checkup
    One commonality we are observing across Mexico is that the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG) is playing a role in nearly every part of the country experiencing elevated violence, either directly or indirectly. ...

    The Mexican government has launched an aggressive nationwide operation to stem fuel theft in the country... While these efforts have reduced the problem, they have done little to quell the violence in Guanajuato state.

    Several cartels are active in Guanajuato, including remnants of Los Zetas, but the main catalyst of the violence there is the struggle between the CJNG and a regional organized crime group known as the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel led by Jose Antonio Yepez Ortiz (aka "El Marro".) Yepez Ortiz and his organization are fighting hard to keep the CJNG at bay, but the CJNG keeps sending forces into the state. The result has been sustained bloodshed.

    Murder in Mexico in 2019: A Midyear Checkup (Register for limited free article access.)
    For additional background, also see:
    Mexico’s Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel Risks Burning Too Bright, Too Fast
    Jalisco Cartel New Generation (CJNG)
    Five U.S. Citizens Murdered in San Miguel de Allende

    Communities oppose open pit mine, would affect municipalities of the Independence Basin
    Dolores Hidalgo.- The Canadian company Argonaut Gold intends to exploit the Cerro del gallo to extract gold, silver and copper, communities of the Cuenca Independencia are opposed for the serious damage to both the environment and the health of the people who inhabit the region and who consume water from the aquifer that covers 7 municipalities.
    Communities oppose open pit mine, would affect municipalities of the Independence Basin

    England win Cricket World Cup after super-over drama against New Zealand
    ...Now comes the twist that few scriptwriters could ever have conceived. Stokes heaved again and the ball sped to midwicket. Martin Guptill swooped and sent it back to the wicketkeeper’s end to which Stokes was sprinting to complete a second run. He dived desperately for safety; the ball struck his bat and was consequently redirected towards the pavilion. There was a frantic pursuit but no Kiwi could stop it.
    England win Cricket World Cup after super-over drama against New Zealand
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