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    Sept 10, 2019:
    • 114 Helped by the Victims Assistance Center in SMA,
    • Everything you need to celebrate the National Holidays,
    • SMA: firefighters deal with fake calls,
    • Some cooking oils not as advertised,
    • Record number of counterfeit banknotes,
    • Swansong for Mexico’s Local Police Forces?,
    • Life-Saving Benefits of Barcelona’s Car-Free ‘Superblocks’,
    • US set to open nearly 200 power plants.

    There Are 114 Citizens Who Received Support From The Victims Assistance Module In San Miguel De Allende
    The Module for Attention to Victims of Violence and Mediation of the Municipal Institute of Attention to Women (IMAM) opened its doors with the firm purpose of providing assistance to victims of crime and transgression of their human rights.
    The Attention Module for Victims of Violence and Mediation of the Municipal Institute of Attention to Women (IMAM) opened its doors with the firm intention of providing assistance to victims of crime and transgression of their rights humans.

    The director of the IMAM, Cinthya Sifuentes informed that to date there have been cases of family violence, gender violence, psychological crisis care, legal advice on labor, civil, commercial and criminal matters; They have attended 100 women and 14 men in psychological and legal matters.

    "We invite all citizens to come with us, we are a specialized team where we will provide friendly, sensitive attention, that the victim does not feel alone and that at all times feel the accompaniment, who knows what to do", Cinthya Sifuentes said.

    It is worth mentioning that not only women are cared for, men who suffer some situation of violence or that require a related service can also attend, it is also open for the elderly and for relatives of people who have been victims of a act of violation of their rights.

    All services are free social, first aid, medical, psychological, protection and support, legal and legal support with personalized attention; The module is located on Avenida 1º de Mayo No.114 in the Ignacio Ramírez subdivision and the opening hours are from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM from Monday to Friday. For any appointment or clarification, you can call 15 0 17 18 and 15 0 17 19.
    There Are 114 Citizens Who Received Support From The Victims Assistance Module In San Miguel De Allende (sp).

    Everything you need to celebrate the National Holidays
    The month of the National Holidays arrived and with it the sale of tricolor accessories to live with all the celebrations.

    As is customary in San Miguel de Allende, every year the Plaza Cívica and Plaza de la Soledad are invaded by stalls of tricolor items ...

    They arrived on the first day of September to offer their tricolor accessories.

    And so you know what you can find, they have shirts for boys that they can wear from school, which are now being asked a lot , also dresses for girls, shawls, bows, braids, school ornaments, etc. Trumpets, eyelashes, bow ties, flags for cars, wigs, masks, handle all kinds of dress sizes.
    Everything you need to celebrate the National Holidays (sp).

    In San Miguel, firefighters deal with fake calls
    In addition to the multiple reports that the Fire Department of San Miguel de Allende attends every day , the corporation faces false or joke calls that only distract the emergency bodies; So the president of the Board of Trustees, Juan Antonio Pérez Solís , called on the population to raise awareness.

    He said that false alarm calls continue and that there are people who like to make it and it is an expense of corporate services, but the most dangerous thing is that they are distracted when they could deal with a real accident or emergency.
    In San Miguel, firefighters deal with fake calls (sp).

    Some gourmet cooking oils not exactly as advertised: Profeco
    The consumer protection agency Profeco has opened proceedings against various different brands of gourmet cooking oils which they say falsely represented their products.

    Studies found that eight brands of oils sold as pure sesame, avocado or grapeseed oil had been adulterated with safflower oil.

    Five products that were marketed as olive oil or olive oil blends contained no olive oil at all, and another two brands of sesame oil and one of corn oil had a lower net content than was claimed.
    Some gourmet cooking oils not exactly as advertised: Profeco.
    Also: Profeco alerts about cooking oils (sp).

    Record number of counterfeit banknotes
    A record number of counterfeit 500-peso banknotes was detected in the first half of the year despite the release in 2018 of a new bill with enhanced security features.

    The central bank reported that 80,891 fake 500-peso notes were removed from circulation between January and June.
    Record number of counterfeit banknotes.
    Also: Reach record counterfeit 500 pesos bills (sp).

    Is Sonora the Swansong for Mexico’s Local Police Forces?
    Police in Mexico’s northern state of Sonora are resigning as many of their colleagues are violently killed but the government is plugging the gap with its new National Guard — instead of seeking a local solution.

    On September 2, Mexico’s Defense Minister Luis Cresencio Sandoval declared Sonora’s state police force had a manpower deficit of 40 percent. In response, the government is not seeking to drive local recruitment but is instead dispatching over 4,000 federal police and National Guard members to bolster state security.
    Is Sonora the Swansong for Mexico’s Local Police Forces?

    The Life-Saving Benefits of Barcelona’s Car-Free ‘Superblocks’
    A new study estimates that a citywide plan to limit cars and capture nearly 70 percent of street space for bikes and pedestrians could save 667 lives per year.

    When Barcelona officials installed a “superblock” in the working-class neighborhood of Poblenou in 2016, it was fiercely controversial. Closing off a three-square-block chunk of the city to vehicle traffic and reserving those streets for pedestrians and cyclists ticked off motorists, who felt attacked by the fast-and-cheap tactic to reduce car use.

    But soon Poblenou residents appreciated the nearly doubled amount of space that they now had to walk, play, and socialize. The resistance soon faded, and five more superblocks have since been implemented around the city; Salvador Rueda, the head of the Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona, envisions creating 503 in total. The ultimate goal is to turn nearly 70 percent of Barcelona’s street space over to people. It’s a project that has attracted a lot of international attention, and some efforts in the United States to replicate the idea.
    The Life-Saving Benefits of Barcelona’s Car-Free ‘Superblocks’.

    How to help the Bahamas: 7 things you can do for Hurricane Dorian victims right now
    If you’ve ever wondered how to make a bad situation worse, Hurricane Dorian nailed it this weekend. The devastating Category 5 hurricane not only bombarded the Bahamas with catastrophic 185-mph winds (and gusts of up to 220 mph), making history as one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record, but it also managed to do so at a devastatingly slow pace, creeping at just 1 mph, basically staying in place to do the most damage.
    How to help the Bahamas: 7 things you can do for Hurricane Dorian victims right now.

    As Earth faces climate catastrophe, US set to open nearly 200 power plants
    To avoid a climate change apocalypse, carbon dioxide emissions need to fall by as much as 45% from 2010 levels by 2030, according to the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

    Instead, utilities and energy companies are continuing to invest heavily in carbon-polluting natural gas. An exclusive analysis by USA TODAY finds that across the United States there are as many as 177 natural gas power plants currently planned, under construction or announced. There are close to 2,000 now in service.

    All that natural gas is “a ticking time bomb for our planet,” says Michael Brune, president of the Sierra Club. “If we are to prevent runaway climate change, these new plants can’t be built."
    As Earth faces climate catastrophe, US set to open nearly 200 power plants.

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