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Rosarito Blues: Cantamar

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[Translated by Fulano from an Op-Ed piece in Rosarito en la Noticia.com] by Gerardo Díaz Valles On the "San Lunes¹" long weekend for the Mexican Constitution Day celebration, three of our expensive congressional deputies: Nancy Sánchez, Rossana Soto and Laurencio ...

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American citizen kidnapped in Rosarito escapes by jumping from car

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[While the following story was widely reported in many Baja California news sources, so far, after six days, no American periodical has reported this story.] Five men participated in the kidnapping of an American citizen and a Mexican citizen in ...

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Ensenada clinic refuses to treat insured patient with broken leg

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[Translated by Fulano from an article in Ensenada.net. An injured man had to wait in pain for more than two hours with fractures of the tibia and fibula because the staff at the Isesalud Clinic at Ruiz and 14, where ...

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American killed in downtown Tijuana

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Carlo Arturo Ochoa, 28 years old, and originally from the United States was murdered on the sidewalk in front of the Black Bull bar on calle Ocho, between Constitución and Revolución, last Sunday around noon. Tijuana police captured the three ...

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Three Ciudad Juárez police arrested for torture and sexual abuse

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There has been a lot of news coverage recently of the fate of Jon Hammar, a Marine veteran jailed for months in Mexico after trying to carry an heirloom shotgun across the border into Mexico. The intense media coverage in ...

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Do we need more knife control?

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On the same day that 26 people were massacred in Newtown, Connecticut by a deranged sociopath, another news article came in under the radar: Man slashes 22 children near China school BEIJING -- A man with a knife slashed 22 ...

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Foreigners leaving Mexico due to crime

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Translated and summarized by Fulano from an article in El Ocidental Chapala, Jalisco. - Increasingly unpunished crimes in Lake Chapala are pushing foreigners to leave and return home, while others are left to speak out and complain of the slowness ...

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Elderly father in Ensenada, Baja California gives up his young son

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Translated by Fulano from an article in Ensenada.net ENSENADA - The physical limitations of an elderly man, which left him in a poor state of health, brought him to decide to turn over his 10-year old son to a shelter ...

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Big trouble for Americans at Cantamar in Rosarito

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Translated by Fulano from an article in Rosarito en la Noticia. They are denied access to their homes. Rosarito - There is a real ordeal happening to the Borja family, an old problem with the fifth wife of the deceased ...

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Baja California Sur ministerial police beat a minor to get a confession

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Translated by Fulano from an article in El Sudcaliforniano. November 27, 2102 - Ciudad Constitución, Baja California Sur.- Mrs. Esmeralda Cepeda Talamantes appeared before this newspaper yesterday to complain about abuse of authority against her son, a 16-year old minor, ...

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Tijuana man, deported from the US, kills his baby daughter because she was crying

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Translated by Fulano from an article in El Mexicano. TIJUANA - Irving and Laura are in jail. He is responsible for the death of his two-month old daughter, who he beat with the consent of his spouse. The Deputy Prosecutor ...

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Sex abuse scandal in Colegio Mission in Cabo San Lucas - American students affected

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Translated by Fulano from an article in Colectivo Pericú San José del Cabo, B.C.S.- After accusations by girls at Colegio Mission in San José del Cabo were made public, which pointed out what could be considered indecent assault committed by ...

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81-year old American woman robbed at gunpoint in Rosarito

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Translated by Fulano from a news article in Frontera. Two subjects violently entered an artisan products business named Curios Panchos, where they managed to relieve an 81-year old customer inside of her belongings. According to the report, at 5PM two ...

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Newly issued Mexican immigration regulations are bad news for Americans

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On May 25th, 2011, Mexico published its new immigration law. While technically the law went into effect when it was published, due to the fact that the technical regulations on how to apply the law had not yet been written, ...

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American Citizen Brutally Murdered While in Mexican Police Custody in Acapulco

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Well, the Mexican police first said Anton Alferov beat himself to death in a jail cell. Friends and family said officials then changed their story to explain the death, saying he fought with inmates. Anton Alferov, a 35 year old ...

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Three Rosarito police officers reported for extorting an American tourist

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[Translated and summarized by Fulano from an article in Frontera.info] An American tourist from California was at Papas and Beer in Rosarito Beach on October 20, 2012. He went outside at 3AM and hailed a cab to take him to ...

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Mexicans change their lifestyles due to violence

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[Translated by Fulano from an article in Frontera] According to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) , more than half of Mexicans have stopped wearing jewelry or do not allow their minor children to go out of the ...

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Mexicali pig rancher complains of Mexican army abuse while US Border Patrol observes

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[Translated by Fulano from an article in El Sol de Tijuana] Mexicali - October 14, 2012 - A new case of abuse by Mexican soldiers was reported to this newspaper by the victim who had his property raided while he ...

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The World's Oldest Rock and Roll Lyrics

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Sukkot is the name of the holiday Jews celebrate at harvest time. It is a seven day holiday. This year it starts on September 30 and ends on October 7. It is also known as the "Feast of Booths" and ...

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Rosarito's problem with people deported from the United States

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Fulano translated and condensed an article in Frontera. The beach, bridges, homes and abandoned construction in Rosarito have become the home for people deported from the United States, who look at this city for the substance to survive and escape ...

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