BCS Head of the State Human Rights Commission (CNDH), executed in La Paz

BCS Head of the State Human Rights Commission (CNDH), executed in La Paz

Nov 21, 2017

A shooting that took place on the Boulevard Forjadores, in the state capital, resulted in the death of the head of the State Human Rights Commission (CEDH) in Baja California Sur, Silvestre de la Toba Camacho, who was traveling with his family . The attack took place at 6:55 pm on Monday November 20, at the intersection of Boulevard Forjadores and Luis Donaldo Colosio Avenue, where an armed group opened fire against the man’s vehicle. After the attack, the SUV ended up hitting one of the walls of the business known as Casino Caliente. Silvestre de la Toba was elected as president of the State Human Rights Commission on February 17, 2015. He had previously held the position of representative in the State Congress....

TESLA to unveil first electric battery powered truck

TESLA to unveil first electric battery powered truck

Nov 21, 2017

Tesla has unveiled its first electric articulated lorry, designed to challenge diesel trucks as king of the road. The long-anticipated Tesla Semi has a range of 500 miles on a single charge. Tesla says the vehicle – known in the US as a semi-trailer truck – will go into production in 2019. Photo Credits: © Tesla The Tesla Semi will achieve 0-60mph in 20 seconds when pulling 36,287kgs (80,000lbs), the maximum allowed on US roads. Speaking on stage at Tesla’s facility in Los Angeles, chief executive Elon Musk said: “It’s not like any truck that you’ve ever driven.” With Tesla Semi, Mr Musk enters a competitive, demanding market. There are an estimated 3.5 million truck drivers in the US, the vast majority of whom drive diesel-powered engines. Tesla will not be able to compete on diesel’s range, and battery specialists doubt Tesla can produce a powerful enough battery at a reasonable price. Photo Credits: © Tesla A Carnegie Mellon study concluded that a 300-mile-capable battery pack costs about $200,000,which is much higher than a diesel-powered semi-truck, which costs about $120,000, on average, for the entire vehicle. As well as coming up against diesel incumbents, Tesla also faces other electric rivals. Concept electric big rigs have been unveiled by Daimler, Volkswagen and Cummins – though all fall short on range, and none are currently on the roads. Photo Credits: © Tesla Where Tesla believes it can bring an added advantage is with on-board safety and comfort. A statement from Tesla boasted that jackknifing is prevented due to the Semi’s onboard sensors that detect instability and react with positive or negative torque to each wheel while independently actuating all brakes. Source: Mexico News...

Three killed inside a restaurant near San José del Cabo

Three killed inside a restaurant near San José del Cabo

Nov 21, 2017

Los Cabos, Baja California Sur (BCS)-. Three were killed after a shooting inside a seafood restaurant in the town of La Playita, near San José del Cabo, BCS, at 3:40 p.m. on Monday November 20. According to the first reports, the attack took place at the establishment known as Mariscos La Playa, a restaurant located on Paseo Mantarraya, after an armed group repeatedly shot at 3 unarmed individuals who, according to unofficial sources, used to work there. After the attack, paramedics from the Mexican Red Cross arrived, however, the victims had no longer vital signs. The bodies were moved to the Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) by officers of the Office of Expert Services, where they will perform the necropsy of Law. The victims remain as unknown so the corresponding inquiries will be initiated in order to find the identity of the deceased and generate the clarification of the facts....

Grupo Televisa executive killed in Mexico

Grupo Televisa executive killed in Mexico

Nov 21, 2017

MEXICO CITY –  A top executive at Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has been shot and killed near the famed Teotihuacan pyramids outside Mexico City. The media giant expressed its condolences for the family of Adolfo Lagos, the chief of Izzi, Televisa’s phone and internet arm. The Mexico state prosecutors’ office said in a statement Sunday that Lagos was wounded by a gunshot while riding his bike and died later at a nearby hospital. The office did not suggest a motive, but local press cited municipal authorities who said Monday that the attackers attempted to steal Lagos’ bicycle. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said via Twitter that the federal attorney general’s office would participate in the investigation. Source: Fox...

Rosarito taxi driver arrested for sexual harassment

Rosarito taxi driver arrested for sexual harassment

Nov 20, 2017

A taxi driver in Rosarito Baja California was caught in fraganti, as he was trying to sexually abuse a 14-year-old girl, as he was supposed to be taking her to school. The cab driver was arrested by agents of the Municipal Police on Calle Gabriel Esquivel, in Colonia Plan Libertador when they noticed that the minor was being harassed inside the vehicle. According to the information, the events occurred on Friday November 17, around 1:30 p.m., at which time the minor was being driven to school aboard an economic yellow taxi with license number 1301, which had been requested by the mother of the victim. The agents informed that when passing by the taxi, they noticed that the child was being groped by the taxi driver and when she noticed their presence started yelling for help. The man identified as Gabriel “N”, 52, was arrested and placed in custody of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, who will conduct the necessary investigations to determine his legal status. Source:...