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    July 31, 2019:
    • Interjet cancellations and delays due to restructuring,
    • National Guard deploys,
    • Police and transits still fighting,
    • Is SMA Less Safe Than a Year Ago?,
    • Huachicol hit generates rebound of other crimes,
    • Pirate Penned the First English-Language Guacamole Recipe,
    • Plant-Based Diets Recognized by Diabetes Associations,
    • ‘Why go back to the U.S.?’ This divorced retiree left L.A. for Mexico — where he found love and halved his cost of living.

    Interjet cancellations and delays due to restructuring
    The airline @interjet He informed that cancellations and delays of his flights will continue on Wednesday, July 31.

    Interjet has canceled 27 flights and delayed another 11, affecting 5,470 passengers, Profeco reported .

    In a bulletin, the federal agency reported that on Tuesday 17 flights have been canceled and another six delayed; Yesterday were 10 flights canceled and another five delayed.

    The airline said in a statement that flight delays and cancellations is 4 percent of its published itinerary, due to an operational restructuring, which will continue to affect until Wednesday, July 31.
    Are you going to travel in Interjet? There are cancellations and delays due to restructuring (sp)

    The ultra-low-cost airline Interjet cancelled 10 domestic flights in Mexico, affecting 1,557 passengers, according to the consumer protection agency Profeco.

    Six of the cancelled flights were scheduled to leave from Mexico City, and the other four from Oaxaca, Mérida, Chetumal and Culiacán.

    Numerous other flights were delayed, including international flights from Mexico City to New York, Havana, Bogotá, San Salvador and Chicago, affecting 659 passengers. According to sources who spoke with the newspaper Milenio, a total of 30 flights were delayed on Monday.
    Interjet flight cancellations affected 1,500 travelers
    See also: Interjet cancels 10 flights affecting 1,557 passengers.

    For the second consecutive day , Interjet users report on social networks that their flights are not leaving on time, due to lack of personnel according to employees of the airline itself.
    Interjet leaves its users stranded for a second day (sp)

    National Guard performs deployment in the square
    National Guard provides in a "fun" way information about drugs, today they were in the tianguis of #SanMiguelDeAllende.

    This morning the Ministry of Public Security together with the National Guard deployed the first joint operation in the "Placita" on Tuesday in order to ensure security for citizens and vendors. ...

    The Ministry of Public Security together with the National Guard have unified efforts to intensify their deterrent routes together to deal with the commission of the crime to safeguard the integrity of the people of San Miguel.

    During the day, elements will be kept on foot in the “Placita” to ensure that trade activities are carried out peacefully.
    National Guard performs deployment in the square (sp)

    Police and transits are still fighting
    The peaceful manifestation of the elements of the SSPTMYPC continues, municipal transit elements report that they have not received attention from the authority, so they have placed a badge that represents their “peaceful manifestation”. ...

    The badge is a red and white bow that they will wear next to the corporation’s badge, as a symbol of the struggle for their labor rights.
    Police and transits are still fighting

    Is San Miguel de Allende Less Safe Than a Year Ago?
    Why this huge spike in homicides? We are about an hour and a half drive from Santa Rosa de Lima, a small village near Guanajuato City, which, until earlier this year, was known to me only as a maker of fairly mediocre majolica. I now know that it is also the home of the leading gasoline-stealing gang in Mexico. The abandoned mines behind and underneath Santa Teresa have held – and may still hold – a great deal of stolen gasoline. There have been several shoot-outs between government troops and local residents this year as Mexico’s new president has sought to eliminate the very wide spread theft of gasoline. These efforts seem to be succeeding. However, this has left the Santa Rosa gang in need of “employment.” The very prosperous economy of San Miguel de Allende holds much interest.

    A seldom discussed story here is that over the last 10 years or so most businesses have had to pay protection money to another gang. This has been a tragedy and has forced more than a few small businesses into bankruptcy. Now, the two gangs are fighting over the protection money business with much human fallout. The sadness of all this is beyond words. In the last two weeks, two teenagers were shot at a taco stand and innocent bystanders were also hit, one killed for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
    Is San Miguel de Allende Less Safe Than a Year Ago?

    Huachicol hit generates rebound of other crimes
    CELAYA, GTO. JULY 30, 2019.- Mayor Elvira Paniagua Rodríguez said that the coup to Huachicol has generated a rebound in other crimes in the municipality, such as extortion and vehicle theft. Recognizing that Celaya car theft has increased more than 101% from one year to the next, the President referred to the Timon Coup of the state government, against a criminal group dedicated to fuel theft. ...

    Therefore, Elvira Paniagua indicated that a restructuring of the security strategy was made.
    Hit the huachicol generates rebound of other crimes (sp)

    The Pirate Who Penned the First English-Language Guacamole Recipe
    FOR ALL THE PERCEIVED GLAMOUR of piracy, its practitioners lived poorly and ate worse. Skirting death, mutiny, and capture left little room for comfort or transformative culinary experience. The greatest names in piracy, wealthy by the day’s standards, ate as one today might on a poorly provisioned camping trip: dried beef, bread, and warm beer. Those of lesser fame were subject to cannibalism and scurvy. The seas were no place for an adventurous appetite.

    But when one gifted pirate permitted himself a curiosity for food, he played a pioneering role in spreading ingredients and cuisines. He gave us the words “tortilla,” “soy sauce,” and “breadfruit,” while unknowingly recording the first ever recipe for guacamole.
    The Pirate Who Penned the First English-Language Guacamole Recipe

    Plant-Based Diets Recognized by Diabetes Associations


    Plant-based diets as the single most important, yet underutilized, opportunity to reverse the pending obesity and diabetes-induced epidemic of disease and death.

    The American Diabetes Association itself is also now on board, listing it as one of the dietary patterns acceptable for the management of the condition, but the Canadian Diabetes Association has really taken the lead. “Type 2 diabetes…is considered one of the fastest growing diseases in Canada, representing a serious public health concern.” So, they’re not messin’ around, recommending plant-based diets for disease management “because of their potential to improve body weight and [blood sugar control, as well as heart disease risk], in addition to reducing the need for diabetes medications.” They use the Kaiser Permanente definition: “a regimen that encourages whole, plant-based foods and discourages meats, dairy…and eggs, as well as all refined and processed [junk].”
    Plant-Based Diets Recognized by Diabetes Associations

    ‘Why go back to the U.S.?’ This divorced retiree left L.A. for Mexico — where he found love and halved his cost of living
    Fred Uriarte found love twice in Mexico.

    First with the country itself, then with a Mexican woman he met at a party.

    It’s a far cry from his life in Los Angeles right before he left for Mexico in 2015. The 66-year-old former aerospace management professional had recently gotten a divorce and sold his home and was temporarily living at his sister’s house while he figured things out. “It was kind of depressing. Here I am 60 years old, living in my sister’s spare bedroom with my belongings in an 8-by-10 storage unit.”

    Then a friend invited him to visit her in Akumal, Mexico — a little town about 25 miles from Playa del Carmen, a popular tourist spot on the Caribbean. “She was living in this condo on the beach. You walk in and there are sliding glass doors that look at the water. Her backyard was the Caribbean,” recalls Uriarte, who’d always dreamed of a house on the beach. It was on that day he decided the next chapter of his life would be in Mexico, where he’d spent two years of his childhood.
    ‘Why go back to the U.S.?’ This divorced retiree left L.A. for Mexico — where he found love and halved his cost of living

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