Mayor Celebrates "El Trompo" Anniversary (El Mexicano, 12/10/12)

Tijuana, BC - The interactive "El Trompo" Museum is one of the most important educational and tourist centers in Tijuana, because it works as important reinforcement in the basic training of children and young people, said Mayor Carlos Bustamante Anchondo, during a ceremony to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Museum.

"This museum has contributed to Tijuana and across the State. We are proud to have this center that has emerged as a leader in education and is also a major tourist attraction for those who visit us. We have many interesting places that we can highlight in Tijuana and this Museum is one of them,” said the first councilman.

At the event, Bustamante Anchondo recognized the dedication and effort of the "El Trompo" Museum managers, since they have managed to make this a leading educational center at the border. The interactive "El Trompo" Museum is an institution dedicated to the dissemination of science and technology to children and young people. It currently has an educational outreach center, a 3D room and 108 interactive projects as well as an Auditorium, multimedia lab, reading room, area of coexistence and a school lab to make experiments in chemistry and physics.

During the ceremony, the photographic exhibition called "from sea to sea" was inaugurated in the charge of artist Julio Rodríguez and which will remain on display in the lobby of the venue. In addition, the murals of the painter Gerardo Tapia opened which adorn the high walls of the Museum and together carry the name "Children without Borders".

Plaza Santa Cecilia Bee Nest Removed (El Mexicano, 12/10/12 by Lucía Gomez Sanchez)

TIJUANA, BC - Firefighters removed a honeycomb this morning that threatened the safety of visitors in Plaza Santa Cecilia and other passersby in the area, so it was necessary to exterminate them.

The unit was fortunate no one was injured and it avoided any further risks, because these insects cause stings and severe problems to people's health, so it was necessary to annihilate them.

The nest was in one of the parasols of an establishment in the shopping plaza located on calle segunda. The fire brigade clarified that when it attends to this type of services, they normally relocate the bees or only frighten them away, but in this area it was necessary to kill them. The nest was removed and there is no further risk.


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