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Baja & Border News Translations: 300,000 BC Children Evaluated by Secretariat of Health; Fog Complicates Tijuana Flights
300,000 BC Children Evaluated by Secretariat of Health (El Sol de Tijuana, 11/26/12 by Juan Guizar)
Tijuana, BC – 35% of adolescent children are at risk for certain behaviors and moods that can lead them to leave school, engage in criminal acts or use drugs warned the Secretary of Health in Baja California, José Guadalupe Bustamante.
Hence, an average of 300,000 children in the State have been evaluated by a group of 144 psychologists working in the addictions and violence program, which consists of detecting from an early age, changes and risk factors for children of school age.
Bustamante Moreno said this is a permanent preventive program that has been visiting the vast majority of primary and secondary schools in the past six years, looking for problems such as depression, hyperactivity, social learning disorders, and those who consume substances.
The problem of attention hyperactivity deficit begins as little tykes, and if untreated, tomorrow these children will leave school for drugs, and not only drugs, we are convinced the child will commit misdeeds, said the Secretary.
"This is an annual program, children grow... we visit them in the fifth and sixth grades and then in secondary schools. We already visited them when we started this program, gave them a taste of seeing some University careers or benefits of finishing high school. They were given continuity, meaning the parents took the recommendations into account ", he stressed.
Finally, José Guadalupe Bustamante said, "We have 16 Nueva Vida Centers to give attention to these children and youngsters, along with the ability to help them. With ignorance we are not going to understand the attitude of the child, and if do not understand that child will leave school and will end up drugging". http://www.oem.com.mx/elsoldetijuana/notas/n2784205.htm
Fog Complicates Tijuana Flights: Hundreds Stranded at Airport (El Sol de Tijuana, 11/26/12 by Rocio Galvan)
Tijuana, BC - Around twelve flights were cancelled at the Tijuana international Airport, due to intense fog which prevented visibility for air operations after 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, but many of the passengers still remained stranded until Sunday afternoon because the airlines had still not booked them.
Many residents of California, such as Juan Carlos Ortega, traveled to the border to take a flight to Guadalajara and was faced with the painful reality that "on Sunday afternoon he still could not travel to the capital of Jalisco”.
Volaris Airline executives indicated the fog prevented flight operations and assured them on Sunday morning there would be programmed flights, but by five in the afternoon nothing had happened. The waiting rooms were filled with impatient air travelers who did not see a solution to their demands by the airlines.
During November, intense haze has diverted flights on seven days arriving from Mexicali and dozens of flights departing from this border have been cancelled and hundreds of passengers have been stranded. http://www.oem.com.mx/elsoldetijuana/notas/n2784197.htm