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    This is a chronological list of security and crime posts on SMA FAQ in the month of August 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.

    Transit Agents denounce retaliation.
    Police infiltrated by organized crime.
    How Many Police do we need?
    Brief News and Views August 1, 2019

    Organized crime homicides up 30%.
    Suspects in the murder of policemen remain in prison.
    Brief News and Views August 2, 2019

    Celaya: Tortillerías to close for extortion.
    Brief News and Views August 3, 2019

    Gunmen raid Guanajuato police station kill 5 prisoners.
    SMA Municipal director attacked on the SMA-Qro road.
    Brief News and Views August 4, 2019

    July GTO closed with 239 homicides.
    Tourism decreases in dangerous municipalities in GTO.
    Brief News and Views August 5, 2019

    Gang leader dresses as daughter in escape attempt.
    San Miguel wave of violence.
    Celaya tortilleria attack leaves three dead.
    Crime of "halconeo" in Guanajuato.
    Brief News and Views August 6, 2019

    Constant extortion threat in GTO.
    CJNG issues video of captive.
    Mexico Cartels Deny Making Threats Against AMLO.
    Brief News and Views August 7, 2019

    Salary increases for municipal police, traffic and civil protection.
    Brief News and Views August 8, 2019

    Why Are More People Being Killed in Mexico in 2019?
    With Mexico registering more murders in the first six months of 2019 than any year in recent history, its spiral of violence shows no signs of slowing.

    According to preliminary numbers from the National Public Security System (Sistema Nacional de Seguridad Pública – SNSP), 17,608 people were killed in Mexico from January through June 2019, Animal Politico reported. This represents a nearly 5 percent increase when compared to the same six months in 2018.
    Why Are More People Being Killed in Mexico in 2019?

    Scammed: Online Travel Booking.
    National Guard Salary.
    Celaya: Extortion and Organized Crime.
    Brief News and Views August 9, 2019

    Extortion closes bars in SMA.
    SMA Government denies extortion.
    Brief News and Views August 10, 2019

    Security and Crime: July Recap
    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.
    Security and Crime: July Recap

    CANACO urges everyone to work together.
    Alleged murderer in Infonavit Malanquin arrested.
    2.5 million weapons come from the US held by cartels.
    Sexual violence infests Mexico.
    Mexico Leaving Its Protected Witnesses in Limbo.
    Celaya: Extortion collection in Guanajuato.
    Brief News and Views August 11, 2019

    3 subjects arrested with weapons, drugs and address list.
    In Celaya elements of the FSPE conduct operations of proximity and social contact in establishments and shops.Despite official speech and arrests, criminal violence reaps at least 25 lives this Saturday.
    "Protected Witness" testified against El Carrete is gunned down.
    Brief News and Views August 12, 2019

    Not Closed, Not Extorted
    Risks for Mexico’s Public Transport Workers.
    Brief News and Views August 13, 2019

    “El Juguetero” (the Toy Man) is killing car thieves.
    Mexico City: over 500 protest police abuse of minor.
    Brief News and Views August 14, 2019

    Philadelphia shooting: Six police shot in five hour standoff.
    Mexico Drug Lord Luxury Jail Conditions.
    Mexico City suspends six officers linked to sexual assault.
    Brief News and Views August 15, 2019

    They want to affect San Miguel: Villarreal.
    Brief News and Views August 16, 2019

    Restaurants meet with City.
    Over 1.5 million illegal weapons.
    Brief News and Views August 17, 2019

    El Gitano: A History of Mexico's First Hitman
    Mazatlán, Sinaloa: February 21, 1944 — Everything was in place. Lucila Medrano, a family friend of Sinaloa Governor Rodolfo T. Loaiza, was just crowned Carnival Queen and Carmina de Rueda, Queen of Floral Games.
    El Gitano: A History of Mexico's First Hitman

    Retail drug trade fuels inter-gang warfare.
    Brief News and Views August 18, 2019

    Hoteliers and restaurant workers trained in security.
    Pain in homicide victims families.
    Homicide Rates on Pace for Record-Breaking Year.
    Brief News and Views August 19, 2019

    Secret Grave Site in Celaya.
    Four serial rapists arrested in Mexico City in six months.
    Journalists Are Mexico’s Walking Dead.
    Brief News and Views August 20, 2019

    'People have had enough': Mexican town that lynched alleged kidnappers
    Tom Phillips of The Guardian: Socorro Muñoz fled indoors as the laurel-lined square outside her shop became a public execution ground one sunny afternoon in early August.

    “I didn’t want to see,” the 62-year-old storekeeper explained as she relived the moment a tide of Latin American lynchings swept into Tepexco’s picturesque Plaza de la Constitución, leaving seven alleged kidnappers dead.
    'People have had enough': Mexican town that lynched alleged kidnappers

    Video: Van Stolen by Armed Subjects.
    National Guard and Municipal Police Patrol.
    They maintain FSPE in Celaya against extortion.
    Guanajuato Pueblos Magicos: Among the Most Violent.
    Brief News and Views August 21, 2019

    Tire Spikes on Road.
    Preventative prison: inmate waits 17 years for trial.
    Entire Police Force Arrested.
    Brief News and Views August 22, 2019

    Uncontrolled and All Around: The Circulation of Firearms in Jalisco
    In 2018, Jalisco registered 2,919 victims of manslaughter. This resulted in a rate of 35 homicides per 100 thousand inhabitants, well above the national average of 29 and the 10 deaths that the World Health Organization designates as the figure to qualify as having an "epidemic of violence."

    However, what triggered the alarms of those who analyze these violent events is the increase in bullets. According to the newly structured figures of the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), gun killings in Jalisco were the leading cause of death in 2018.
    Uncontrolled and All Around: The Circulation of Firearms in Jalisco

    They find tire punchallantas on the road to Neutla.
    Mexico struggles: talk to vigilantes or jail them.
    Mexicans Rise Up Against Rape and Official Indifference.
    Fault homicide figures reported by Guanajuato.
    Brief News and Views August 23, 2019

    Disappearance of people in Mexico.
    Families of disappeared in Guanajuato take action.
    Brief News and Views August 24, 2019

    Retired Canadian found slain in Mexico.
    Brief News and Views August 26, 2019

    ¡Aquí No! Civil resistance in SMA.
    Mexico's 'glitter revolution' targets violence against women.
    Brief News and Views August 27, 2019

    50 vigilante groups in Mexico.
    Internal Strife Within the CJNG in Baja California Mexico.
    Attacks on freedom of expression in Guanajuato worry.
    Brief News and Views August 28, 2019

    26 Killed in an Attack on a Veracruz Bar.
    Narco-Tank: Intimidation Tactic in Guerrero?
    Brief News and Views August 29, 2019

    Guanajuato Sinks into Violence
    Despite the arrival of the National Guard to the state and the security operations, organized crime remains in the streets generating ever more deaths, says Specialist. ...

    The killings and diversification of crimes continue. The Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel - of local origin - seeks to preserve the domain, while the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) seeks control of the square for its illegal activities.
    Guanajuato Sinks into Violence

    Animal Poisoning in San Miguel.
    The 'Gringa Dog Killer'.
    Thefts continue on the Comonfort-Celaya Highway.
    Criminals install fake checkpoint to rob motorists in Tamaulipas.
    Brief News and Views August 30, 2019

    Why Mexican Drug Farmers Won't Forgo Getting High … On Revenue
    Violence in Culiacán is so common that the city recently made headlines for having a week with no reported murders.

    Up in the mountains, Javier’s family has survived for generations by selling cannabis and heroin poppy paste to the cartels. As demand for both of those products plummets, could new, legal, non-high-producing plant products be his salvation from looming poverty?
    Why Mexican Drug Farmers Won't Forgo Getting High … On Revenue

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