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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • Homicide, extortion and home robbery in SMA.
    • SMA Mayor and police violated journalists' rights.
    • Massive events suspended due to change in the covid traffic light,
    • 13 Covid victims die in GTO.
    • Free Registration of Establishments.
    • Classes in GTO will be under a face-to-face, hybrid and / or distance model.
    • IFDP resolves case of Valeria.
    • Dance! Flamenco Dance Theater.
    • Vehicle accident shows the balance of 5 injured.
    • 1,327 businesses close due to the pandemic and extortion in Celaya.
    • Cristal, the drug that causes violence in GTO.
    • Approval of the Sinopharm vaccine against COVID-19 advances in Mexico.
    • GTO is fourth in number of private hospitals.
    • Wearing a mask will reduce deaths in GTO.
    • Coronavirus in Mexico: more than 7,000 infections in one day and seven states in red.
    • Sabor a Cuba.
    • A man found dead in a hotel in the downtown area.
    • Booster COVID-19 shots should be delayed - WHO director-general.
    • Pfizer vaccine has been approved.
    • GTO, close to "Day Zero" to run out of water.
    • Wear a Mask.
    • First swim.

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    Homicide, extortion and home robbery, crimes that continue to rise.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., August 23, 2021. - The crimes of homicide, extortion and home robbery continue to rise in San Miguel de Allende. In July, 5 homicides were registered according to figures from the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    SMA Mayor and police officers violated the right to Freedom of Expression of journalists: Human Rights.
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    Office of the Attorney for Human Rights leaves the acting mayor Gonzalo González the responsibility of offering journalists a public apology for the acts of Villarreal SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE.- The Office of the Attorney for Human Rights of the State of Guanajuato (PDHEG) confirmed that, in his capacity as municipal president of San Miguel de Allende, Luis Alberto Villarreal and 3 municipal policemen violated the ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    SMA Mayor violated the right to freedom of expression of journalists, interim mayor must offer a public apology.
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    The Office of the Human Rights Ombudsman leaves the acting mayor Gonzalo González the responsibility of offering the journalists attacked in 2019 a public apology for the actions of Villarreal.

    The Guanajuato State Human Rights Ombudsman (PDHEG) confirmed that, in his capacity as municipal president of San Miguel de Allende, Luis Alberto Villarreal and 3 municipal police officers violated the right to freedom of expression to the detriment of two journalists, after the complaint that both filed for this reason on July 29, 2019 before said agency, for which file 61/19-D was initiated.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.
    See also (SMAFAQ): ‘Whose side are you on?’ San Miguel mayor reprimands reporters
    San Miguel wave of violence
    SMA journalist is incorporated into the protection mechanism for human rights defenders.

    Given the change in the reactivation traffic light, massive events are suspended on national holidays.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., August 23, 2021.- Given the increase in infections by Covid-19 in the country and the return of the State Traffic Light for the Reactivation of 'Yellow with Alert' in Guanajuato; Municipal authorities and the health sector held a meeting to establish new measures in the productive activities of the municipality.

    Hotels will be able to operate at 75% of their capacity and must maintain, at all times, sanitary protocols to prevent infections. In restaurants and restaurant-bars, the allowed capacity will be 60% as long as the measures of healthy distance between each table are maintained; they will have to be vacated and closed at 12:00 am (midnight).

    As for weddings, social events and conventions, they may have a capacity of up to 120 people in closed spaces and 200 in open spaces, between attendees and staff; the establishments where these activities are carried out will have to be vacated and closed at 01:00 am.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.
    See also: SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.

    13 Covid victims die in Guanajuato.
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    Guanajuato added 13 deaths in the last 24 hours and among the deceased is a 22-year-old girl from San José Iturbide who suffered from high blood pressure, obesity and HIV.

    The authorities announced that of the most recent deaths, San José Iturbide registered three, León two, Apaseo El Grande one, Guanajuato one, Irapuato one, Juventino Rosas one, Salvatierra one, San Miguel de Allende one and Tarimoro one.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    Free Registration of Establishments.
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    The free registration of commercial and service establishments in the city has begun at last. The process appears simple, and the businesses able to take advantage of it may be able to save up to 24 thousand pesos over a four-year period. ...

    The issue of reducing the payment of the Rights for Transfer of Domain from 4 to 0.5 percent is not supported by members of parties other than PAN. They argue that the current City Council has not considered that when the new government begins to operate on October 10, 2021 (ending October 9, 2024), it will have fewer resources with which to function. The fact remains, though, that this issue was approved by a majority of the members of the City Council.
    Atención San Miguel

    Classes in Guanajuato will be under a face-to-face, hybrid and / or distance model.
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    NATIONAL. - The Federal Government has already released the health protocols for a safe return to classes for 33 million Mexican students, who will be starting the 2021-2022 school year on August 30, where it is intended that children return to classrooms ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    IFDP resolves case of Valeria, a girl who was discriminated against by the Inclusion Secretariat in CDMX.
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    MEXICO CITY. - Valeria is a girl with a hearing disability and acquired sign language as her mother tongue. She is enrolled in the Pedagogical Institute for Language Problems, which allows her full educational development. However, it requires tools and uniforms, as well as a scholarship as part of the aid ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    Dance! Flamenco Dance Theater.
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    Next Monday, September six, a very special intensive workshop will begin, a comprehensive proposal that combines dance, theater, body language and art therapy.
    Atención San Miguel

    Vehicle accident shows the balance of 5 injured.
    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., August 23, 2021. - Five people injured, two of them seriously, is the balance of a car accident that occurred on Sunday night in the Manuel Zavala Bypass near the New Curve Pantoja.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    1,327 businesses close due to the pandemic and extortion in Celaya.
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    The Chamber of Commerce in Small Services and Tourism of Celaya, reported that from March of last year to date, 1,327 businesses have closed, and the reasons are not only due to the pandemic, but also due to extortions for the right to land, insecurity, low sales, increased rent of the premises, remodeling works, excessive charges in the payment of electricity.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    Cristal, the drug that causes violence in Guanajuato.
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    Crystal (cristal) is today the most accessible drug, but also one of the most harmful that can be, because not for nothing in the rehabilitation centers call it "the drug of the zombies."

    Crystal is also the cause of the violence that Guanajuato drags, since criminal groups that seek to keep control of the drug vein have even resorted to painting their drugs to identify their sellers and markets, but that at the same time has generated that the other groups assassinate those who sell “el jale”, as it is known in slang, from rivals.

    Nicolás Pérez Ponce, president of the United Rehabilitation Centers of the Bajío, confirmed that most of the people who attend for addictions arrive because they consumed crystal and could no longer stop trying that drug.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    Approval of the Sinopharm vaccine against COVID-19 advances in Mexico.
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    Hugo López-Gatell assured that COFEPRIS decisions are recognized by dozens of nations in the region, which is why it is an advance for the country and Latin America
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Guanajuato is fourth in number of private hospitals.
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    Guanajuato is the fourth state in the country with the highest number of private hospitals, according to the Results of the Health Statistics in Private Establishments 2020
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    Wearing a mask will reduce deaths in Guanajuato.
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    Wearing a mask will greatly reduce COVID-19 infections in Guanajuato.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    Map of the coronavirus in Mexico August 23: more than 7,000 infections in one day and seven states in red.
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    The number of deaths in Mexico due to COVID-19 was counted at 253,155, after 228 people died in the last 24 hours
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Sabor a Cuba.
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    The María Sánchez in Concert program emerged seven years ago as a personal project that allowed me to show the richness of the musical legacy of Latin America
    Atención San Miguel

    A man found dead in a hotel in the downtown area.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., August 23, 2021. - A 62-year-old man was found dead inside a hotel on Calle de Hidalgo, in the center of the city. So far the cause of death is unknown, however, the Prosecutor's Office determined that there were no signs of violence.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    Booster COVID-19 shots should be delayed -WHO director-general.
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    WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday that COVID-19 booster shots should be delayed as priority should be given to raising vaccination rates in countries where only 1% or 2% of the population has been inoculated.
    Reuters

    Pfizer vaccine has already been approved for commercial use.
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    INTERNATIONAL. - In the United States, the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19 has already been approved for commercial use, and can now be sold directly to consumers. The vaccine against Covid, from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, became the first to have full approval by the Food and Drug Administration on Monday ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    Guanajuato, close to "Zero Day" to run out of water.
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    Guanajuato ranks second nationally as the state with the highest risk of running out of water for its inhabitants, according to data from the World Resources Institute (WRI). Guanajuato has a mark of 4.95 to reach “Zero Day”, ...
    Zona Franca (sp) | English.
    See also: Caminos de Agua The Impact of Agriculture on Our Water Supplies
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    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information
    The latest security, health and passport processing updates.
    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information.
    Latest updates:
    • Security Alert: Reports of increased criminal activity, Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon. July 13, 2021.
    • Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Tijuana, Mexico – July 12, 2021.
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    COVID-19 Home and Care Guide
    COVID-19 Medical Information for San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    Up-to-date information regarding the current coronavirus. Learn about how to protect yourself and your family from COVID-19, and what to do if you experience symptoms.
    Home and Care Guide

    From the COVID FB SMA page
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