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    August 22, 2019:
    • Road Work,
    • Tire Spikes on Road,
    • Feminist march in SMA,
    • NY's METropolitan Opera looks for singers in SMA,
    • Mexican court says cocaine use is legal?,
    • Pacific Coast prepares for incoming hurricane,
    • Preventative prison: inmate waits 17 years for trial,
    • Entire Police Force Arrested,
    • Amazon rainforest on fire.

    New Road Work
    For ongoing projects, see also: ICYMI: In Case You Missed It August 22, 2019.
    Corner of the Correo y Recreo
    IMPORTANT Thursday, August 22, SAPASMA will work as a replacement for the cover and the well of the visiting well located at the corner of the Correo y Recreo streets. Please schedule your transfer times and consider alternate routes. Thanks for your understanding.
    Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    The Municipal Government, through the Directorate of Infrastructure and Public Works in coordination with Municipal Transit, informs the population of the road alternatives due to the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. With all these improvements and actions in urban planning and infrastructure, they will allow San Miguel de Allende to reach the next level for the benefit of citizens.

    The actions that will be carried out in this area will be the restoration, de-development, removal of parts and the restructuring of the vaults of the arches of this bridge, so that the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    We continue working on the recovery and maintenance of our historical heritage. After 14 years we will recover our #ParqueJuárez . All together #SanMiguelDeLaGente !

    Back to San Miguel de Allende, he finds 'flat tires' at the junction of Juventino Rosas
    #Precaucion Last night, driver finds "flat tires" at the junction of Juventino they use them to force motorists to stop.

    This morning, motorists returning to San Miguel de Allende on the road that connects Guanajuato, they found a surprise: "Tire-tires" on the road. The flat tires (tire spikes or Caltrops) are cross nails or rod pieces placed in such a way that they look like a “mat”, which they use to pass over ...
    Back to San Miguel de Allende, he finds 'flat tires' at the junction of Juventino Rosas (sp).

    Feminist march in San Miguel de Allende to eradicate gender violence.
    After the multiple disappearances, rapes and aggressions against women nationwide, a feminist march is promoted in San Miguel de Allende on Saturday, August 24, starting from the Benito Juárez Park towards the Main Garden to demand justice but without violence.
    Feminist march in San Miguel de Allende to eradicate gender violence..

    NY's METropolitan Opera will arrive in San Miguel de Allende to find new Opera singers
    This year, #SanMigueldeAllende , in #Guanajuato , will host the auditions where the
    @MetOpera to look for young talents who participate in their productions in #NuevaYOrk and the world.
    On November 8, the executives of the Metropolitan Opera National will arrive in San Miguel de Allende to find the new voices that will lead the Metropolitan Opera House in New York (MET).
    NY's METropolitan Opera will arrive in San Miguel de Allende to find new Opera singers.

    Mexican court says cocaine use is legal -- for two people
    In a landmark ruling, a court in Mexico City has said two people should be allowed to use cocaine legally.

    The ruling means the unnamed pair can use, but not sell, small amounts of cocaine, according to Mexico United Against Crime (MUCD), an NGO that filed legal papers in the case as part of its strategy to change the country's drug policy. ...

    The order was delivered in May but will now be reviewed by a tribunal, according to AFP.
    In a statement, MUCD emphasizes that the ruling will only be enforced if it is upheld by the tribunal, and underlines that it does not legalize cocaine.
    Mexican court says cocaine use is legal -- for two people.
    See also: Is recreational cocaine legal in Mexico?

    Mexico’s Pacific Coast prepares for incoming hurricane
    For today, an area of ​​instability with a high probability of hurricane development will be located off the coast of Colima and Jalisco, while a low-pressure channel will extend from the northwest to the west of the country. On the other hand, tropical wave No. 31 will travel over the southeast of the national territory, such meteorological systems will cause the following potential for rainfall, which will be accompanied by lightning and possible hailstorms. Precipitation forecast for today August 21, 2019 ...
    Mexico’s Pacific Coast prepares for incoming hurricane.

    Preventative prison ‘an atrocity,’ says inmate after waiting 17 years for trial
    Two México state men who have been held in prison for 17 years while awaiting trial will soon be released, a judge ruled on Monday.

    Judge Felipe Landero Herrero ruled that Daniel García Rodríguez and Reyes Alpízar Ortiz, who were arrested for a murder in 2001 but never went to trial, will be released while the legal process continues. They will be required to wear electronic geolocation bracelets and check in with authorities every 15 days.
    Preventative prison ‘an atrocity,’ says inmate after waiting 17 years for trial.
    See also: After 17 years in pretrial detention, they prepare their release (sp).

    Entire Police Forces Continue to be Arrested in Mexico
    The arrest of a town’s entire police department in Mexico’s state of Chihuahua reflects just how insidious police corruption continues to be in the country, with governments at all levels seemingly unable to make any real difference.

    Fifteen police officers from the municipality of Madera, Chihuahua, in northern Mexico, were arrested on August 15 during a joint operation by state and federal agencies, the Chihuahua Attorney General’s Office reported.

    Madera’s police commander was among those arrested. Identified only as José Luis M. M., he had apparently provided protection services to drug traffickers in the area and obstructed the work of local authorities.
    Entire Police Forces Continue to be Arrested in Mexico.

    Wildfires are burning around the world. The most alarming is in the Amazon rainforest.
    But perhaps even more alarming are the wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, the world’s largest tropical forest. It’s an area with torrential rain that almost never burns on its own, yet the blazes have burned for more than two weeks, growing so intense that they sent smoke all the way to São Paulo, Brazil’s largest city.
    Wildfires are burning around the world. The most alarming is in the Amazon rainforest.

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