• Glenn Wilson
    Sept 20, 2019:
    • Traditional Alborada Review,
    • SMA will join global actions for the climate.
    • Fair “San Miguel De La Gente 2019”,
    • Community Rallies Around Assault Victim,
    • Human tests are no match for cats,
    • Legend of Cacao in Mexico,
    • 6 tropical storms whirling at once have set a record,
    • Natural Gas Could Be Replaced Within 15 Years,
    • Mexico Media Coverage of Cartel Violence Leads to More Violence,
    • Organized Crime Groups now Control 80% of Mexico.

    They will perform traditional Alborada Review
    This Friday will be the Review of the Alborada. The review is an act that gives way to one of the most representative festivities in honor of the Patron Saint of our city.
    The event will start at 5 in the afternoon and will leave Aurora, Calzada de la Estación and Barrio del Valle del Maíz. ...

    At 04:00 in the morning of next Saturday, the Alborada will begin in Honor of San Miguel Arcángel, in the esplanade of the Main Garden.
    (GW: Today is the review; the Alborda is next weekend.)
    They will perform traditional Alborada Review (sp).

    San Miguel will join global actions for the climate
    San Miguel will join the Global Climate Strike with a rally called Climate Action for the Future at 12:00 noon at Juarez Park. Since Greta Thunberg began Friday's strikes in front of the Swedish parliament to call for measures against climate change, millions of young people around the world have joined her.
    San Miguel will join global actions for the climate (sp).
    See also: March to raise awareness about Climate Change in SMA (sp).
    The public is waking to the fierce urgency of addressing climate change. Extreme weather events, melting glaciers, rising sea levels, floods and droughts, wildfires, and intense heat waves all herald a global climate system out of balance that threatens human civilization as we know it. July was the hottest month in human ...
    Atención The Fierce Urgency of Now: San Miguel Joins September 20’s Worldwide Climate Action Rally.
    Similar rallies were getting underway in dozens of countries, including the United Kingdom, France and Germany, where Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to announce government measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
    Mass 'Climate Strike' Protests Held Around The World Ahead Of U.N. Summit.

    We Guarantee The Integrity Of Visitors To The Fair “San Miguel De La Gente 2019”
    As of Thursday, the municipal Civil Protection Department began prevention and safety work at the fair's facilities, which will be permanent until its closing on Sunday, October 6. ...

    The fair "San Miguel de la Gente 2019" will cost 40 pesos and will include more than 30 Mechanical games, Circus, Animatronic Dinosaurs and People's Theater, except on September 22 and 26 and October 6, since the access will cost 100 pesos with the presentation of Edwin Luna and La Trakalosa de Monterrey and Saúl "El Jaguar"; Gerardo Ortiz; Banda El Recodo and The Cardinals of Nuevo León, respectively.

    Fair times will be Monday through Friday from 5:00 PM until the end of the events and Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 PM, also until the end of the events. Children under 80 centimeters, older adults and people with disabilities enter free.
    We Guarantee The Integrity Of Visitors To The Fair “San Miguel De La Gente 2019” (sp).

    Community Rallies Around Assault Victim
    Six weeks ago, Amy was attacked a block from her house in Atascadero. “The man tried to assault me sexually, then beat me when he was unsuccessful. The Prosecutor promised that the police would visit me again and that the attacker would be put on trial. Neither of those things happened.” ...

    Amy has filed charges against this man. She heard from the Prosecutor Tuesday who informed her that they have identified the assailant and that he has a criminal record. They intend to continue gathering evidence for all his crimes and prosecute him for all of them. We will update this article with any new developments. ...

    Only a small percentage of crimes are ever reported in Mexico, and San Miguel is no exception. According to the newspaper Reforma, “The probability of a crime being reported, investigated and solved is just 1.3%.
    Community Rallies Around Assault Victim.

    Human tests are no match for cats

    The Legend of Cacao in Mexico
    You may know that Mexico is famous for its chocolate, made from the cacao bean, which was domesticated centuries ago by the Olmecs. What you may not know, though, is the legend of cacao in Mexico.

    Once upon a time in Mexico when the gods pitied the Toltecas because of all the work they had to do, they decided that one of them should go down to Earth to help them learn the sciences and the arts.

    All the gods made the decision that Quetzalcóatl was the one to join the Toltecas and illuminate them. Quetzalcóatl took human form and descended to Tollán, the city of good and hardworking people.
    The Legend of Cacao in Mexico.

    The 6 tropical storms whirling at once have set a record
    Sure, it's the middle of hurricane season. But this is ridiculous.

    The six named storms whirling at once this week in the Atlantic and Pacific set a record, forecasters reported.

    "While Humberto and Kiko were spinning in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific, four new tropical cyclones formed Tuesday: Imelda and Jerry in the Atlantic Basin, and Mario and Lorena in the Eastern Pacific Basin," the Weather Channel reported.
    'They're forming like roaches.' The 6 tropical storms whirling at once have set a record.
    Slow-Moving Tropical Depression Imelda Brings Over 30 Inches of Rain to Texas.

    Natural Gas Could Be Replaced Within 15 Years
    The share of renewables in the U.S. in the overall power production differs from state to state. While gas has become the primary source of electricity production, technological advancements are about to make fossil fuels more expensive and therefore uneconomic compared to renewables. The tipping point could come much sooner than certain utilities and investors are expecting, which could hit current investment plans for gas-fired power plants.
    Natural Gas Could Be Replaced Within 15 Years.

    Mexico Media Coverage of Cartel Violence Leads to More Violence
    A new report tackling public displays of brutality by Mexico’s criminal groups has found that media coverage of these acts has actually encouraged more violence. ...

    Throughout Mexico’s current era of combat with organized crime, acts of violence aimed at creating spectacle have grown increasingly common, and media organizations often must respond to them. Coverage of dead bodies left hanging from bridges or in public spaces has become commonplace. The corpses, often mutilated, are typically accompanied by a threatening “narcomantas,” or “cartel messages.”
    Report: Mexico Media Coverage of Cartel Violence Leads to More Violence.

    Organized Crime Groups now Control 80% of Mexico
    CJNG and 9 drug trafficking cartels ... along with 74 armed groups dominate 80 percent of Mexico
    Almost the entire Mexican territory , ie 80 %, has the presence of organized crime; in Guerrero alone there are 350 criminal organizations.
    Pandora's Box: The War on Drugs, Organized Crime Groups now Control 80% of Mexico.

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