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Border News: Canada Calling; Trio Arrested; Gas Explosion
TIJUANA BC (Frontera, 6/19/11) - About 120 people showed interest in legally residing in Canada, either for employment or educational purposes. Representatives of Canada visited the region to discuss the exchange process for Mexican citizens. Agustín Cárdenas López noted that on Friday June 10, members of the Athabasca Inmigration firm, offered a conference at the Cetys University Auditorium regarding an oversupply of jobs in Canada. According to Canadian lawyers, occupations experiencing the greatest demand for workers are nursing, architecture, dentistry, psychology, plumbing, gastronomy, biology, management, insurance, carpentry and electrical engineering. In addition, he reiterated there are openings for gas station supervisors, builders, mechanics, dental assistants, family therapists and social workers. The member of the Mexican Association of certified public accountants also stressed that more than 200 people attended the two information sessions offered by lawyers, with around 120 formal applications submitted so far. "This indicates that there is great interest in the professional community to legally reside in Canada, either working, or in the case of the very young, studying; and the country has the most prestigious universities", he said. Cárdenas López, pointed out that the call is still open. Those interested in learning about the requirements of the Canadian Government can access the Internet portal www.mexico2canada.com. He added that although the representatives of the Athabasca Inmigration law firm is not yet in Tijuana, contact the office at 6811735 phone, 6816041 and radio 152 * 146141 * 1.
TIJUANA BC (Frontera, Luis Gerardo Andrade, 6/19/11) - Three gunmen were arrested by the Municipal police, after they executed two people. They are related in other nine homicides in Tijuana, including three fishermen from Otay. The Attorney General of Justice of the State (PGJE) reported that these men are Aaron Juarez Jimenez, 27, who was identified as Daniel Rodríguez Gómez, "El Dany" or "The Iron", José Antonio Chico Peña, 28 years and Miguel Angel Rodriguez Solorio, 36, also known as Alfredo Heynes Alonso, "El Miguelillo" or "El Flaco". The three subjects were captured by Municipal police after executing Pablo Torres Gómez and Luis Alberto Villa on Sunday June 12 in a home located on calle Agustín de Iturbide in colonia Infonavit Presidente. The Attorney against organized crime of the PGJE reported the three gave confessions saying they are dedicated to killing rivals from opposing gangs. Derived by investigation, Ministry officials found the detainees are linked to the murder of Susano'o Enríquez Martínez that happened on December 31, 2010 at 1024 Calle Centenario in colonia Las Torres. The murder of a woman, who has not been identified, occurred on May 3, 2011 on calle Primera in colonia Altiplano Cuarta Sección, where they also injured a male victim. They also ended the life of José Domingo Real Longoria on June 4, 2011, on calle Villa Charra, as well as Juan Manuel Sandoval Córdova, on June 12 on calle Dos in colonia Cañadas del Florido. The trio murdered Ulises Osuna Cortez on January 23, 2011 at colonia Nido de Las Águilas where other three young men were also wounded. As well, a triple homicide was committed on April 1, 2011 inside Mariscos Mi Gusto Es located in the Otay constituent. There Guberto Vargas González, José Rosario Carrillo Núñez and Baltasar Mesa Torres perished. They could also be responsible in other murders, since the day of their arrests they confessed to some involvement in the assassination of the Commander of Federal Police, Alberto Plata Camacho. The execution took place last April, with assistance from a local expert, a few meters from the Abelardo L. Rodríguez Airport. The Attorney against organized crime appropriated the criminal judge to charge the three subjects for crimes related to the homicides and organized crime.
TIJUANA BC (Frontera, Angela Torres, 6/19/11) – Twenty-five people were injured in the explosion of a gas tank in a Chinese restaurant in the El Florido fractionation. Most of the victims are out of danger, said Jorge Tsutsumi, a delegate of La Presa. The official stressed that of the 25, only 14 required hospitalization. The others suffered superficial wounds that were attended by paramedics. He said six victims were transferred to Clinic 1 of the Mexican Institute of Social Security; four are in the Red Cross, while four others were brought to the General Hospital for medical care. At Clinic 1 is Martina Quiroz Sandoval; Leslie Reyes, 7, in serious condition; Martín Rivas Miranda, 48; José Luis Torres, 69; Vianey Tapia Cárdenas, 15 and José Rosales Padilla, 27. At the Red Cross are Raúl López Escobar, 48; Esther Gómez Magaña, 64; Alma Rebecca Yiandru, 44, and Gloria Leticia Torres Medina, 38 who is in serious condition. In addition, at General Hospital is Christopher Sánchez Pérez, 17, Vanessa Villanueva, 17, Héctor Manjarrez Armenta, 23, as well as one unidentified victim between 20 age and 25, however all are in stable condition. The director-general of Municipal Social Development, José Luis Hernández Silerio indicated that they would give them all the humanitarian aid possible through the 20 Tijuana Ayuntamiento, as part of a direct order by Carlos Bustamante Anchondo.