Tijuana’s interactive museum will take you outer space

Tijuana’s interactive museum will take you outer space

Jan 17, 2018

With the objective that children, youth and adults have a wider knowledge of Space, Tijuana’s El Trompo, Museo Interactivo will address this issue through various activities that will be conducted through workshops. The director of the Interactive Museum, Rosario Ruíz Camacho, said that the activities that will take place in the facilities of this museum’s entertainment center, will take children and adults closer to the stars and planets. “Through the Friday Museum topic, we will approach El Espacio (Space), as part of the first edition of this year, the space is vast and contains many mysteries, without a doubt, that is why it awakens our curiosity,” Ruiz Camacho said. She indicated that during the program, attendees from four to fourteen years of age will carry out different activities such as: “creation of constellations with chocolates”, “wooden sticks” and “elaboration of lunar stones using vinegar and other materials”. “Children, teenagers and adults will gain knowledge about the phases of the moon, about the planets and stars, and will experience a space adventure through games, dynamic activities and there will be a lot of learning for young and old,” Rosario Ruíz Camacho concluded. Source:...

90 million pesos in cash secured at Tijuana International Airport

90 million pesos in cash secured at Tijuana International Airport

Jan 15, 2018

On Sunday January 14, the Federal Police secured 90 million pesos and arrested two people at the Tijuana International Airport, in Baja California. The National Security Commission (CNS) reported that federal agents carried out random inspections of different cargo containers at the controlled point of entry and exit, and observed that in a parcel and courier trailer two people claimed approximately 34 plastic bags that had safety bands. In response, the federal police approached both persons, who stated that it was a transfer of securities, so the officers requested the corresponding documentation to guarantee that the cargo was their property.     After reviewing the documents irregularities were found in the invoice, since when corroborating with the public site for the verification of tax receipts of the Tax Administration System (SAT) the document was canceled on January 11. Therefore, it did not support the legal origin of the money, apparently equivalent to a total of 90 million pesos in banknotes of different denominations, the CNS noted in a statement. Both suspects were read their Rights, and placed under custody of the corresponding authority (as well as the money), in order to determine legal responsibilities. Source:...

Three executions in less than one hour in Tijuana, BC

Three executions in less than one hour in Tijuana, BC

Jan 11, 2018

Three dead and one injured in less than an hour  on Thursday January 11, in Tijuana, Baja Caifornia. The first execution took place around 4:00 pm in Tijuana’s Colonia Reforma. where municipal officials and Red Cross rescuers arrived, to find a victim with a bullet in the head, and minutes later, paramedics declared him dead on site. The officers carried out a search operation in the area, without results so far. In another incident, a person was reported dead by bullet impact at Hacienda los Venados, also in Tijuana. Minutes later, local authorities were also notified of the death of a third subject, as well as one injured by a firearm in Villas de Baja California, Tijuana. Source:...

Rental prices in Southern California entice Americans to move south of the border

Rental prices in Southern California entice Americans to move south of the border

Jan 11, 2018

In Southern California, rental prices have been skyrocketing in recent years, leaving many residents wondering where to live. But some have found the answer just south of the Mexican border in Tijuana. Cheap rent, hip bars, and a burgeoning artisanal food culture are enticing Americans to move. In this new Tijuana, huge condo complexes are popping up right by the border, with swimming pools and security guards and prices less than half of what you’d find in downtown San Diego. The proximity of two different cultures and currencies is already pushing some Mexicans to the edge of Tijuana. But for real estate developers, the change is welcome. There’s an emerging country and a first world country at the same space, That creates a lot of opportunities. Opportunities that include more Californians moving south of the border, especially since rents in San Diego are projected to keep rising.   Click here for full article on Marketplace.org...

Earthquake of 4.2 causes no damage in Valle de la Trinidad, Ensenada

Earthquake of 4.2 causes no damage in Valle de la Trinidad, Ensenada

Jan 9, 2018

The City Council of the port of Ensenada, through their Municipal Civil Protection Department, announced that an earthquake was recorded on Sunday January 7, at 11:30 am without any damage being reported. The director of Civil Protection of the municipal government, Jaime Nieto de Maria y Campos stated that the earthquake was recorded northwest of the town of Valle de la Trinidad. The Seismic Network of Northwest Mexico in its web portal indicated that in the last three days there have been a total of three earthquakes associated with the main geological faults of the region. He added that the largest event occurred on January 7, 2018, and reports that it occurred at 12:30 PM, local time. He added that the magnitude of the earthquake was 4.2 and the epicenter was located 27.9 kilometers northwest of the town of Valle de la Trinidad, Baja California. Source: Protección Civil Municipal de...

Mexicali y Tijuana pay more for vehicle registration (tarjeta de circulación)

Mexicali y Tijuana pay more for vehicle registration (tarjeta de circulación)

Jan 7, 2018

Mexicali and Tijuana are the municipalities of Baja California that pay a greater amount for the vehicle registration (tarjeta de circulación), informed the director of Income of the State, Nolberto González Grajeda. The citizens of the capital of Baja California, have to pay an amount of S1,565 pesos while Tijuana residents pay $1,222 pesos, this due to the municipal contributions. In the case of Playas de Rosarito, Tecate and Ensenada motorists must pay 1,205, 1,006 and 998 pesos respectively. González Grajeda invited the population to take advantage of the existing discounts in the first quarter of the year, those people who carry out the renewal of their car registration during January, February and March, will get a discount of 12%, 8.5% and 5% respectively. The new tarjeta de circulación 2018, has 17 security measures to make it more difficult to counterfeit as a state logo in invisible UV ink, various microtexts on both sides and a QR code. Source: Gob. del estado de Baja...