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    This is a chronological list of security and crime posts on SMA FAQ in the month of July 2019 including the category Security and Crime and stories filed in News and Views. The idea is to serve as an index and to illustrate the chronological relationships between these articles.

    Why is the National Guard deployed in Jalisco?
    News Briefs July 3, 2019

    Security in San Miguel: Observatorio Ciudadano
    "We continue with our series of articles on issues and concerns of interest to the residents of San Miguel de Allende. There is no bigger concern right now than security.
    Security in San Miguel: Observatorio Ciudadano

    Stopping Oil Theft in Mexico Futile Game of Whac-a-Mole.
    News Briefs July 5, 2019

    Five U.S. Citizens Murdered in San Miguel de Allende
    According to the U.S. Department of State five U.S. citizens were murdered in SMA from October 2002 through December 2018. That is about one every three years on average.
    Five U.S. Citizens Murdered in San Miguel de Allende

    Three Dead and Two Injured in Last Night’s Shooting.
    Brief News and Views July 8, 2019

    Municipal official asks citizens not to post “bad news” about SMA.
    The Flight and Capture of a Cartel Man.
    Brief News and Views July 9, 2019

    Xime and Elena, innocent victims of a shooting
    Relatives and friends of Ximena , the 14-year-old teenager who died in a gunshot attack in the first minutes of Sunday, demonstrated outside the Deputy Attorney General's Office to demand justice and the cessation of attacks.
    Xime and Elena, innocent victims of a shooting

    “More people die on school shootings”: SMA’s Mayor.
    Brief News and Views July 14, 2019

    Tuesday Market extortion?
    Stratfor: Murder in Mexico in 2019: A Midyear Checkup.
    Brief News and Views July 15, 2019

    Is the Jalisco Cartel Winning the Battle for Mexico’s Caribbean?
    Brief News and Views July 16, 2019

    Two men accused of extortion are arrested.
    Brief News and Views July 17, 2019

    Tianguis Market Extortionists Arrested; Sent to Prison.
    Brief News and Views July 18, 2019

    They link 8 people to the process for the crime of terrorism.
    Brief News and Views July 19, 2019

    “Not one single peso has ever been paid to extortionists in SMA” CANIRAC.
    Brief News and Views July 20, 2019

    Crime up in San Miguel as fuel thieves diversify, businesses say.
    Brief News and Views July 21, 2019

    Most Violent Municipios from January 2019 to June 2019.
    Brief News and Views July 22, 2019

    Crime Trends January - June 2019
    January - June 2019:
    • Mexico Crime Report,
    • Murders in Mexico surge to record,
    • Homicides continue their upward trend,
    • Number of high-power weapons used in crimes increased,
    • Officially 50 homicides in SMA,
    • Five U.S. Citizens Murdered in SMA (in 15 years),
    • Most Violent Municipios,
    • Staggering Violence Statistics,
    • Stratfor: Murder in Mexico in 2019: A Midyear Checkup,
    • Is the Jalisco Cartel Winning the Battle for Mexico’s Caribbean?,
    • Gang leader still on the run but officials say he has no resources left,
    • Firearms from US used in 7 out of 10 high-impact crimes and rising.
    Crime Trends January - June 2019

    Vigilante Armies Are Fighting Mexican Drug Cartels, but Whose Side Are They Really on?
    FILO DE CABALLOS, Mexico—The assault force rolls through this small mountain town not long after dark. Traveling in a fleet of pick-ups with about 15 men in each truck, they are dressed in pixelated camouflage uniforms and ballistic vests and at first glance they look like official army units, but their weapons give them away. Many of these commandos carry AK-47 model assault rifles, which aren’t used by the Mexican armed forces.
    Vigilante Armies Are Fighting Mexican Drug Cartels, but Whose Side Are They Really on?

    Taxi driver sexually abuses foreigners.
    Cartel Takedown Won’t Solve Mexico’s Oil Theft Problem.
    New Gas Station Scam Technique.
    Brief News and Views July 24, 2019

    Two police officers killed in the line of duty in San Miguel de Allende
    Yesterday, July 23, 2019 two police officers were killed in the line of duty in San Miguel de Allende. After intense operations involving the use of the C4 system, suspects were arrested. Following are fourteen local news reports from yesterday in the order they were published. Newest reports are at the bottom of this list.
    Two police officers killed in the line of duty in San Miguel de Allende

    76% feel unsafe traveling on highways.
    One Detainee Released.
    Formation of the Municipal Civil Protection Council in SMA.
    General talk of the 'agile and effective' operation to catch alleged murderers of San Miguel de Allende.
    Brief News and Views July 25, 2019

    Tributes to Officers Valentín Vargas Ramírez and Jose Reyes Villegas Ramírez
    San Miguel Police Officers José Villegas and Valentín Vargas were shot to death yesterday by armed civilians on Avenida Independencia. Today, friends, family, and colleagues gathered at the C4 Center for a farewell.
    Tributes to Officers Valentín Vargas Ramírez and Jose Reyes Villegas Ramírez

    National Guard arrived at SMA and was evicted,
    Complaints of the SMA Police.
    “We are all guilty of violence”: Luis Alberto Villarreal.
    Firearms from US used in 7 out of 10 high-impact crimes and rising.
    Security forces arrest 6 narcos believed to have been part of documentary.
    Mancera administration under investigation for altering crime rates.
    New video of the confrontation in Independencia.
    Brief News and Views July 26, 2019

    Three elements of Police resign after peaceful demonstration in SMA Presidency.
    “It was a meeting to hear concerns, not manifestation” Gonzalo Gonzalez.
    Construction of the GN barracks will begin in September.
    State takes over policing in high-crime Nuevo León municipalities.
    Brief News and Views July 27, 2019

    ‘Whose side are you on?’ San Miguel mayor reprimands reporters.
    Elements of the SSPTMYPC will meet with the municipal authorities.
    Brief News and Views July 28, 2019

    Traffic Officers Peacefully Protest.
    Still Waiting For An Answer.
    Between quotation marks.
    Brief News and Views July 29, 2019

    Protesting San Miguel police call for dismissal of senior officers.
    National Guard Arrives in SMA.
    Murders grow 268% in SMA.
    Brief News and Views July 30, 2019

    National Guard performs deployment in the square,
    Police and transits are still fighting.
    Is San Miguel de Allende Less Safe Than a Year Ago?
    Huachicol hit generates rebound of other crimes.
    Brief News and Views July 31, 2019

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