María went to work and found a horrific death

Translated by Fulano from an article in El Debate.

Guamúchil, Sinaloa.- Fate played a cruel game with the person called “Maria” or “Alondra” in the world of prostitution, when she met a cruel death she was perhaps not expecting. According to what she said in an interview she gave to EL DEBATE last November, 2014, she was always careful of the dangers of her work and was cautious about who she went with.

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“The first time I became nauseous, but I had to continue,” said María in an interview with EL DEBATE in November, 2014

 

The young woman started to work as a prostitute at 18 years of age as she needed to maintain her two little children, one was three and one was five. In that November interview, María Luisa said that when she decided to be a prostitute, she did so without her parents being aware. “I left secretly at night to work, at first they did not say anything, and later they began to suspect.”

With her smiling face and dressed to head out for the streets to look for customers, on that occasion she said she really did not care to sell her body, however, the needs of her children, to buy medicine for one who was sick, forced her to be a prostitute.

She said in that chat that the first time she had to offer her services to a customer, she became nauseous and she had to overcome that to continue, and every day she worked she ended up exhausted, stressed and angry.

In her face could be seen the urge to live, she appeared happy, she would smile at times, at other times her gestures turned sad or hardened, as she recalled the events which had marked her life from the age of 18 to 21.

The young María, lived in a hotel in the city where she rented a room, her children did not live with her, her mother cared for them. Last night she did not return to sleep in her room, she would never return again.

Her body was found early Monday on the outskirts of the Guamúchil, Sinaloa. Her body was semi-naked and burned. María found death in a horrible manner.

Two children are left without their mother. Perhaps because of their young age they will not understand what happened. Perhaps they will not understand how their mother tried to give them everything they had.

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Drug and prostitution problem in Ensenada chasing away cruise liners

Translated by Fulano from an article in El Vigía.

In addition to street vendors, the tourist zone of Ensenada faces the proliferation of drug sellers and prostitution, and a committee on cruise lines delayed meeting on this for 17 months, due to the failure of the Secretary of Tourism, Óscar Escobedo Carignan, said the president of Acorte.

Amador Arteaga Sahagún, discussed the preceding after the state minister reported that Carnival Cruise Line could stop coming to Ensenada.

The president of the Organized Tourism Merchants in Ensenada (Acorte), said that the withdrawal of the cruise line has been evident for months, as Carnival did not negotiate (for 2016) the two ship terminals for vessels it brought to Ensenada in 2014 and 2015.

In spite of that, he said, two weeks ago, in a meeting of members of the Ensenada Business Coordination Council, publicly and in the presence of Governor Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, Óscar Escobedo stated that no Carnival Cruise ship was leaving Ensenada.

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“Óscar Escobedo Carignan set up the cruise line committee after a 17-month delay,” decried Arteaga Sahagún.

The committee was just created last April 21, after the Secretary was pressured, and as of now, we do not know who will head it, he said.

Adding to that, according to the president of Acorte, in the years 2014 and 2015, the state government refused to pay 14,000 dollars per year that it cost for the promotional video sent to the cruise ship cabins so they would know what tourist attractions are available.

“What can be expected from a secretary with a budget of more than 10 million dollars per year and who does not want to invest 14,000 dollars for the arrival of 700,000 visitors and 300,000 cruise line employees,” he said.

Who Murdered Pedro Palazuelos?

Posted on March 30, 2015 by San Carlos TV

It is hard to know where to start regarding Pedro Palazuelos. So I will simply start by saying that it is with the utmost regret that I must send my heart felt condolences to the family of Pedro. I met Pedro many years ago. His grand children went to school with my children here in the Ranchitos, in kinder and later at Cuahtemoc elementary school.

Pedro Palazuelos was a lawyer and, based on my anecdotal observations of the cases I spoke to him about, a damn good one at that. He was involved in many high profile real estate fraud cases in San Carlos. Their was one case in particular that sums up how fucked up things are in San Carlos and on this one case I personally spend many months investigating and reporting.

Mr Ordaz made the ridiculous claim that these two women had actually threatened his life when what they really did was threaten the ability of his sisters to steal a bunch of property up on the Caracol. We proved with out a shadow of a doubt that the MP in Guaymas had been completely corrupted by bribes from the Ordaz family. Pedro eventually won that case and all charges against the two women were dropped. It took years for the case to be won when in reality any investigator worth a dime could have shown it was all a bunch of bull shit in less than two weeks. Such is Mexico’s dysfunctional legal system. You are assumed guilty until you prove yourself innocent.

The other case where I actually met with Pedro and personally investigated was at the Costa del Mar (CDM) housing development out on Algodones beach. In that case it was clear Pedro wasn’t really representing the side of justice. The Costa del Mar was a fascinating case for me. It not only showed what a really great lawyer Pedro but was but also how incredibly corrupt the Guaymas judicial system is. In a nut shell what happened was a foolish American retiree actually attacked and attempted to assault a Mexican resident. Both parties lived at Costa del Mar. The American was the boyfriend of the president of the home owners association. There is actually an iphone video of the event shot by the man who was getting assaulted. How good was Pedro? He hired a video expert in Hermosillo and paid him to testify that the video was edited and thus not admissible as evidence in the case. I consulted my own expert and the video was as pure as the driven snow and was unedited. The defendants girlfriend in this case actually bragged about how their lawyer had bribed the ministerio publico (MP) in Guaymas to rule in favor of the American.

The case was refreshing in a sense since it was the Americans who had wronged a Mexican. The lawyer bribed the (MP) to keep his client out of jail. It was all done by the way with CDM HOA money. The bill for Pedro’s services was over 20,000 dollars. Pedro easily won that case, the American passed away from Cancer and the HOA for CDM was out 20 grand. When the defendant died that ended the pesky appeals process.

Pedro was gunned down at a church in Guaymas in broad daylight in front of his whole family after attending the confirmation of his grand daughter on March 14th. Depending on which shitty article you read through the normal shitty Mexican media sites it was either two or three guys who got out of a non descript grey car and one of the subjects shot Pedro at least once or possibly eight times. No matter what the real number of bullets, the net results were still the same. Another sad Guaymas statistic of a murder that will in all likelihood remain unsolved, with a family left to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives.

Just hours earlier Pedro had posted on his Facebook page that the state district attorney for Sonora along with a notary public were guilty of corruption and fraud. He also posted that the nephew of the current PAN candidate for governor was also involved in the corruption.

The case Pedro was working on has only had one really excellent article published on it that I am aware of from a media outlet online called dossierpolitico.  The case centers around the development of Bahia Esmeralda (BE) which is located just next to the Marina Vista and Marina Real developments at Algodones Bay. According to court documents, George Sazbo started developing BE officially on the 10th of June of 1999. The area sits on approximately 17 hectares/42 acres of land. Sazbo took on a local builder as a partner for the development. His name was Wilfredo Aldana Cantu or better known in San Carlos as Pilo Aldana or also el “Arqui”, short for architect. Apparently Pilo studied architecture at the University of Arizona but did not finish his degree.

On July 13th 2010, George Sazbo had a fatal motorcycle accident in the bay and died of his injuries. Within about a year after the accident George Sazbo’s heirs claimed that Pilo Aldana had forged the minutes to corporate meeting’s and other corporate documents that essentially gave damn near the whole development to himself. Pilo then sold George Sazbos home to a third party. Georges ashes were still in the house when it was sold. The rumors were that the house was sold to a local drug cartel. Many other lots were sold during that time.

Three years earlier in May of 2007 George had lent Pilo 200,000 dollars. All of this is in the public record. The agreement was that if Pilo did not repay the money within a certain amount of time then all of Pilo’s shares in the Bahia Esmeralda corporation would be forfeited. The time to pay the loan back had come and gone and George had started the legal process to have Pilo expunged from the corporation on the 7th of June 2010. Just one month later George died in the motorcycle crash. The conspiracy theorists out there can have a field day with that  time line and chronology of events.

Pilos problems were just beginning. Apparently he thought that George’s daughter and only heir would walk away from the Bahia Esmeralda development. He was sadly mistaken of course and Pedro Palazuelos was hired to take on the case. Pedro was clearly winning the case in Mexico but Pilo was about to have some much bigger problems coming his way in the United States. In February of 2011 the DEA and IRS began an investigation into a local methamphetamine and cocaine drug trafficking  organization based in Mexico and Arizona. Was one of those bases in San Carlos. According to this document from the United States District Court of Arizona a phone call was intercepted by a man nicknamed “Cholo” who speaks to a man nicknamed el “Arqui”. El Arqui is short for architect and that would be Pilo Aldana. You can simply down load the document and read the whole thing your self but in a nut shell over the course of the next few weeks Pilo was under constant surveillance and his phone was tapped.

On May 11th el Arqui deposited a total of 80,800 dollars into 10 different Wells Fargo bank accounts at various branches in Arizona. The amount never exceeded more than $10,000 dollars. I guess he figured he was safe since everyone knows that bells and whistles go off with the IRS if you deposit more than 10 grand. He was also in and out of his safety deposit box at this time, Several of these accounts were held by Pilo’s relatives. By the end of May the DEA was monitoring Pilo as he would enter into Arizona. He would then make the 10,000 deposits of money and eventually wire the money back into Mexico.

Between May 10th and June 4th of 2011 Pilo received 376,00 dollars in cash from “Cholo” and of that money deposited and transfered $118,415 dollars between 11 different bank accounts. The money was used to purchase cashiers checks that would ultimately go into the purchase of a house in Scottsdale Arizona. The price of the house was $370,000 dollars, mas o menos. Pilo was an awfully busy beaver that month.

Does all this lead back to the death of Pedro Palazuelos? I was told something rather disturbing by a journalist that was at the scene of Pedro’s murder. He told me that Pedro’s wife screamed the name of Pilo Aldana at the assassins. Pilo was also accused of the murder of Pedro on Facebook. So the PGR has a leading suspect in this murder case. The only question is will they investigate it? Clearly Pilo Aldana did not pull the trigger that killed Pedro Palazuelos. But it is possible that Pedro is dead because of Pilo Aldana. The word on the street is that Pilo has disappeared from San Carlos. The only question now is was his disappearance forced or voluntary and will he stay disappeared permanently?

Trying to sum up Pedro in 1500 words or based on the few cases I observed would hardly do justice to the man, as a person of civil society, a father and grand father and as a lawyer. Pedro recently took some heat after his death on one of the local forums for being corrupt. My take on this is that he was a lawyer who was paid to win cases in a system that is corrupt by design. Did that make him corrupt?

As a lawyer he was paid to win cases and he worked within a system were the other side routinely fabricated witnesses. These witnesses are often either coerced or paid to lie. A system where bribing the ministerio pubico (MP) is standard procedure.

Pedro worked within a system so corrupt that in order to win a case for your client you often might be forced to lower yourself to the sins of the other side, for your client. If you do not do this then you know justice can never prevail. Did that make him corrupt or simply a good lawyer?

Did he die because of what he posted on Facebook just two hours before he was gunned down? Was is the drug dealers or corrupt government officials worried about being exposed in a political election year?

In the end Pedro Palazuelos was a complex man who had a loving family and who loved him dearly as well. He will be missed by many.

Vaya con dios Don Pedro, vaya con dios.

http://sancarlos.tv/who-murdered-pedro-parasuelos/

Motorcycling tourists report medical abuse in Baja California

Translated by Fulano from an article in El Mexicano.

SAN QUINTÍN – Motorcyclists from the United States showed their unhappiness after suffering abuses from doctors at the IMSS 69 hospital and a group of paramedics from Ensenada, who charged them high fees for providing services to a tourist who had an accident in El Rosario.

The events started last Monday at 2:40PM, when French tourist Pierre Yues Rivoal, 59 years old, suffered a fractured spine when he fell from his Harley Davidson motorcycle on a curve at kilometer 45 on the federal highway, south of the El Rosario district.

The injured man was transferred to the IMSS 69 Hospital, in the Vicente Guerrero district, by volunteer paramedics from the Halcones del Desierto. At the hospital the fractured spine was confirmed, in addition to neck injuries.

At all times, the injured man was accompanied by a group of 20 motorcyclists, who had problems communicating with the doctors in the hospital, who did not speak English. In spite of all that, Rivoal said he had medical insurance in the United States, and he asked he be transferred there immediately.

Communicating with the Halcones del Desierto, the tourists agreed that he was to be transferred without charge to Ensenada, from where he would then continue his travel to the United States, either by ambulance or air ambulance. In that case, they would pay for the gasoline to travel to Ensenada.

However, the director of the IMSS 69 Hospital, Enrique Hidalgo Moreno, came and talked to the foreigners, and he convinced them it was better to hire a private company in Ensenada to transfer the patient, and decline the free transfer by the Halcones del Desierto.

The tourists agreed that the transfer would be by “Critical Care Services,” which would pick up the injured man in Colonet, with the goal of taking him to San Ysidro or as the case may be, admitting him to the General Hospital in Ensenada.

However, during Tuesday afternoon, the group of tourists, not knowing the location of their injured companion, went to every hospital in Ensenada to seek information about him.

Later, they were told that Rivoal had been admitted to the private clinic belonging to “Critical Care Services,” and they were told by the doctors that they could not contact Rivoal’s insurance carrier, so they decided to operate on him.

The group of tourists were very upset with the service and the medical attention provided from the doctors in San Quintín as well as Ensenada, saying they took advantage of the pain their companion was in for monetary gains.

Just for the ambulance transfer to Ensenada, the cost was more than $1,000 dollars, in addition there was the services provided by the private clinic, when the medical expenses would have been covered by insurance, had he been transferred directly to San Ysidro, they said.

The situation became known to businessmen in the area, who showed their concerns for the image projected by these types of incidents in San Quintín. What happened was reported to the sub-delegate of the Baja California Secretary of Tourism, Ramón Villavicencio, who agreed to investigate what happened.

Woman “discharged” from Vincente Guerrero hospital with only t-shirts to wear

Translated by Fulano from an article in El Vigia.

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San Quintín, B. C. – A woman who was admitted to the IMSS Prospera Rural Hospital (HRP 69) was discharged and sent away with only a pair of t-shirts with which she arrived, but with no other clothing. On the street, a person gave her a blanket to cover her body and protect her from the cold.

This event, which caused a lot of indignation among the people who tried to help the woman, happened Saturday night, a little after she was taken to the hospital with medical problems.

Without specifying the time of her admittance, which she said she does not recall, the woman, who said her name is Isabel, 46 years old, arrived around 9PM at the farm workers demonstration, which is located at the road which leads to HRP-69.

People who talked with her said she came to the health center from San Quintín. She had fainted and this caused a hemorrhage.
They said she came in a Mexican Red Cross ambulance, and was admitted to the hospital in Vicente Guerrero. This was between 4PM and 5PM.

They reported that after being admitted to the hospital, health personnel gave her a brief examination, and then kept her under observation for more time, the duration of which she could not recall.

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Later, the same hospital personnel who attended her released her and asked her to leave and wait for her relatives outside, who were to come for her a few moments later.

But the problem — and this is what caused the unhappiness among the farm workers and her family which came for her — was that they “tossed her out” with nothing to wear but a pair of t-shirts she was wearing when she arrived. One was a long sleeve and the other a short sleeve.

To cover her body a little, according to the people who were interviewed by El Valle, they left one t-shirt on her torso and covered her genital area with the other. And that is how she was while on the street.

An unknown person gave her a blanket to completely cover her. Dressed like that, in a blanket, she arrived at the intersection of the Transpeninsular Highway and the road that leads to the hospital.

The farm workers who were demonstrating at that location saw her sitting on the corner which forms the highway and avenida Primero de Mayo, which is the intersection.

At that location she was helped by the farm workers and a family which lives in that area. The family in the area offered Isabel some clothing.

That same family called the Vicente Guerrero municipal police, who sent a patrol vehicle to attend to the woman. By then it was 9:30PM.

The police offered to take her to San Quintín, where she lives, but she refused. Later another patrol vehicle came for her, and unwillingly, agreed to take her to her home.

Police officers in Vicente Guerrero said “they had heard” that the HRP-69 clinic reported that a patient had “escaped,” but it was not stated if they asked for any help to find her.

 

Elderly American murdered in Ensenada by drug addicts

Translated by Fulano from an article in Ensenada.net.

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Lourdes Margarita Villela Treviño, alias “Lulú” fingered the victim.

In order to keep taking drugs, four people, among whom was a woman, decided around midnight last Saturday, April 11, 2015, to rob an elderly retired man. To accomplish that, the woman in the group knew the victim and knew he would open the door for her.

Later that night, in the first few minutes of April 12,  Lourdes Margarita Villela Treviño, alias “Lulú,” 30 years old, knocked on the octogenarian’s house front door in Valle Dorado to ask to come in and use the bathroom, and the elderly man let her in.

She then called on her cell phone to her accomplices, three men who were waiting outside house No. 240 on calle Topacio in Valle Dorado, where “Lulú” had intentionally left the front door open so they could enter.

After entering, the three accomplices beat the unaware elderly man. The tied him up and put a sock in his mouth so he could not yell nor defend himself. Meanwhile, they searched the home for objects of value.

They didn’t find anything. All they could take were 200 pesos (US$13) and personal documents of Rigoberto Venegas Siordia, 81 years old, who they left laying in the hallway still alive with the sock in his mouth.

Being unable to remove the sock, because his hands were tied, the octogenarian was asphyxiated, as revealed by the autopsy on his body. Sunday afternoon, a person who went to visit the vicitm found the door open and upon entering found the elderly man dead, tied up in the hallway, and he had died many hours earlier.

At a press conference, Deputy Prosecutor for Ensenada Marco Antonio Javier Chavarría López, reported that after becoming aware of the crime, an investigation was initiated and there was a cross-checking of data with other police agencies.

In this way, several hours after learning of the crime, state preventative police officers captured the first suspect, Jorge Antonio Aguilar González, alias “El Filero”, 23 years old.

During the investigation, coordination with the state preventative police was critical, as they were given orders to pick up the suspects in the murder, and based upon their intelligence systems they located these people, of which at least two had prior criminal records, said the Deputy Prosecutor.

One day after the murder, the second murderer, Carlos Alberto Vázquez Gutiérrez, alias “El Bam Bam,” 41 years old, was located very close to the location where the suspected murderers were taking “cristal” meth as they were planning the robbery. They were at a home in colonia Piedras Negras.

With the information provided by the first two people arrested, on Tuesday around noon they captured Lourdes Margarita Villela Treviño, alias “Lulú,” 30 years old, who had picked the victim.

There is still a forth person to be arrested, whose identity has not been disclosed, but who is a drug addict like the other three persons arrested.

One of those arrested confessed that after the murder and sharing the loot, he only got 20 pesos (US$1.30).

The Deputy Prosecutor reported that those arrested were placed in the penitentiary, to be charged with violent robbery and murder.

It should be stressed that if found guilty by the court, the minimum sentence they can get is 30 years in prison.

[Comment: Not mentioned in this news report is that the victim, Rigoberto Venegas Siordia, was an American citizen living in Ensenada.]

First police torture case goes to trial in Baja California

Translated by Fulano from an article in La Jornada Baja California.

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Tijuana, April 13, 2015 – The first criminal case of torture by police of a citizen is at trial in Baja California.

It is one of the torture cases documented by the Rapporteur of the United Nations which caused outright rejection by the Mexican government.

It can also be found in the report “Out of Control: torture and other mistreatment in Mexico,” by Amnesty International.

The State Attorney General for Baja California turned over the file to the local court based upon the evidence presented by the defense attorney for Adrian Vázquez Lagunes, who the police confused as being Gonzalo Inzunza “El Macho Prieto”, a lieutenant in the Sinaloa Cartel.

In spite of the fact that “El Macho Preito” was killed in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, and the confusion has been proven, the torture victim is still in jail in Tijuana charged with organized crime.

The police broke seven of his ribs, perforated his lung and caused lesions to his spleen, said his lawyer, Sandra Esquer, to La Jornada Baja California.

As is traditional, said Esquer, these are cases of impunity and institutionalized violence, in which torture is committed by police officers.

In September, 2012, Interpol alerted the Baja California police departments of the presence in Tijuana and Playas de Rosarito of Gonzalo Inzunza Uriarte, “El Macho Prieto,” lieutenant to Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, who is the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. He had annilated police officers in Sonora and Baja California, in addition to allied and rival drug traffickers who dared disobey his orders or steal drugs.

With the Interpol information, state preventative police officers raided houses and made arrests in at least three municipalities in the state in search of Inzunza Uriarte.

The state Secretary of Security reported that on September 26, 2012, at Paseo de las Lomas in the Terrazas del Valle subdivision, in Tijuana, they intercepted a 2002 Ford Explorer whose driver identified himself as Adrián Vázquez Lagunes, 30 years old, originally from Veracruz. His companion said he was Luis Gabriel Ramírez Dueñas, 27, born in San Diego, California.

According the report, two .380 caliber weapons were seized, along with a magazine with five bullets and 16 packets of synthetic drugs. In addition, Vazquez Lagunes confessed he is called El Macho Prieto, and he was an operator with the Arellano Félix Cartel in Tijuana.

The police delivered him to the Federal Attorney General at 3AM on September 27, 12 hours after his arrest. In that period he was tortured and seriously injured, so he was taken to the Rosarito General Hospital, guarded by police and the Mexican army.

His state of health worsened as he was denied treatment in 17 different Tijuana hospitals. As the news was distributed that he was a drug trafficker, the directors and doctors feared that armed men with try to rescue him. In the end, he was admitted to the Tijuana General Hospital, where he was operated on and a portion of his spleen was removed.

24 hours after his presentation to the Federal Attorney General, convalescing, he was placed in the Tijuana Penitentiary, and on October 7 he was transferred to the El Hongo prison in Tecate.

The defense demonstrated that Vázquez Lagunes was not in a stolen automobile, that he was incorrectly identified and that the only proof against him was that presented by the state police. Declarations of his neighbors saying he was not a criminal were ignored.

The defense also presented proof that the weapons and drug packets of ice, weighing 3.8 milligrams, were planted by the police, in addition to being tortured and having his health violated.

Vázquez Lagunes is from Veracruz, he has four children, the youngest of which has Downs Syndrome. In Tijuana, where he lived he owned two taxis, which were sold by his wife, who also works in a maquiladora to finance the costs of his litigation.

Former mayor of Tijuana says everybody in Baja California has eaten dog meat in tacos

TIJUANA – In light of the closure of the Chinese food restaurant in Tijuana which cooked dogs, the former mayor of Tijuana, Jorge Hank Rhon, said that every person in Baja California has eaten tacos with dog meat, as this is the taco business, that is what they do.

“I believe there is not one resident of Baja California who has not eaten tacos with dog meat, it is that simple, they will be bothered and angry with me, but I don’t lie, because the taco stands do what is illegal and should not be done, it is definitely unhealthy.”

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Dozens of Tijuana Chinese restaurant owners came to City Hall to legalize their business

Translated by Fulano from an article in Frontera.

TIJUANA, Baja California – Dozens of Chinese food restaurant owners went to the City Hall to legalize their businesses.

Since early in the morning outside the Office of Inspection and Verification, the restaurant owners could be seen waiting their turn to be served.

The large influx of Chinese restaurant owners is due to the operation started by that Office after closing a Chinese food restaurant which was cooking a dog.

The owners of the restaurants refused to make any statements about the situation their businesses are facing, or the documents for which they are asking from the municipal authority.

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According to the municipality, to date there are more that 12 restaurants closed for diverse reasons, such as lack of sanitary measures and municipal permits.

“There are some Chinese restaurant owners taking care of the documentation that they lacked and who will reopen when these are completed,” said local authorities.

Operations are ongoing to urge restaurant owners to comply with the law and guarantee the health of diners.

During the first operation implemented on Tuesday, they could only inspect 30 of the 50 restaurants they visited, as 20 were closed.

The municipal government has 300 Chinese food restaurant registered, said the director of Inspection and Verification, Antonio Olivas.

10 medical cosmetic clinics closed in Tijuana

Translated by Fulano from an article in AFN Tijuana.

Tijuana, BC April 8, 2015 – The Federal Commission for Protection Against Health Risks, of the Health Ministry (Cofepris) closed down 10 cosmetic medical clinics in Tijuana, several of these are well known, as they have not complied with health regulations, and for two of them, expired medications were seized.

In an operation, federal health inspectors found diverse violations of the General Health Law, which placed patients at risk, so they proceeded to place seals which suspended their activities.

The clinics closed were: AMICEF of Dr. Marc Antoine Chabrier; Vida Sana of Dr. Silvino Díaz Martínez; Cirugía Cosmética of Dr. José Luis Salas; Clinipiel of Dr. Carlos Adolfo Marín; Santa Fe Medical Group of Dr. Jesús Manuel Báez López; Cosmética Frontera of Dr. René Calderón Carrillo; Médica Siluet of Dr.Enrique Rodríguez Pantaleón; Unidad Quirúrgica Campestre of Dr. Raúl Góngora Alejandre; Cordero San Román Marcelino of Dr. Marcelino Cordero Sanromán; and Baja Plastic Surgery & Med Spa Center, of Dr. Louis May.

In two establishments named “Imagenart Clinics” and “Baja Medical Tourism,” activities were not suspended, but the inspectors seized several health supplies which were expired, with tags in English and not registered, among them massage oils, sun creams, hypodermic needles, and vials of Bonadoxine and botulism toxins which were improperly handled.