Eva Knott 10:44 a.m., May 18
Baja & Border News Translations: Rommel Moreno Purges PGJE; Man Dies of Hypothermia
Rommel Moreno Purges PGJE (El Mexicano, 1/1/13)
MEXICALI, BC - The Attorney General of Justice of the State ratified his commitment to citizens by his purging of personnel in his unit by dismissing 831 employees in the administration through the leadership of the General Inspectorate of the PGJE.
The purging of staff was began with the removal of 250 Ministerial Agents, followed by 172 Agents of the Public Ministry, 66 Secretaries of Agreement, as well as 62 Expert Witnesses, in addition to 43 Channelers, 34 Executive Coordinators, 32 Area Managers and Auxiliary Prosecutors.
Rommel Moreno Manjarrez Attorney General of Justice of the State highlighted the work done by the General Inspectorate of the PGJE in terms of the purging done since the process began and that this Administration has succeeded in establishing substantial changes in its responsibilities, thus improving its service and care provided to citizens.
Meanwhile Joel Duenez Hurtado said that each of the removals performed by the Inspectorate in Charge was made on the basis of administrative offenses generated by a demonstrated loss of confidence for the Commission of Crimes and by not passing their primary test controls. http://www.el-mexicano.com.mx/informacion/noticias/1/3/estatal/2013/01/01/640003/destaca-rommel-moreno-depuracion-en-pgje.aspx
Man Dies of Hypothermia (El Mexicano, 1/1/13)
TIJUANA, BC - A homeless man died of hypothermia in the downtown border area of Tijuana reported Red Cross paramedics. This morning the city had a minimum temperature of 6 degrees Celsius.
The death was recorded when elements of Municipal Public Security attended to a report from central radio for a lifeless person. A male of about 70 years old was wrapped in a blanket in the Bordo channel at calles Revolución and Internacional.
The location was attended to by uniformed officers who asked for an ambulance and paramedics in order to revive the body. Elements of the Red Cross arrived to revive the person, but indicated he had died of hypothermia. A request for the Public Prosecutor's Office was made in order to remove the body. http://www.el-mexicano.com.mx/informacion/noticias/1/3/estatal/2013/01/01/640011/muere-hombre-por-hipotermia-en-baja-california.aspx