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CAA is concerned cases of addiction in young people

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

By: Victor Salazar


Although in the past, drugs and forbidden substances that were consumed before the young people turn 18, were alcohol and cigarettes, things have changed dramatically in our times, because nowadays marijuana and controlled pills take control over addiction in adolescents, and this is now a scary scenario for authorities Arely Peralta said Zurita.

The Director for Addiction Control Center (CAA in spanish) said that for the city of Rocky Point, most cases are handled in the CAA, and so, these are cases from a matter of emotional vulnerability, vulnerability to groups and not necessarily the use or abuse of any substance whatsoever, although the use of illegal substances takes more strength each day to local schools and high school level, she sadly said.

“Generally we consider a statistic that tells us that the addictions begin with alcohol and cigarretes, and it stands to come other addictions such as marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine, and these information is truly shocking, although we have seen that in our community, drugs are not necessarily a consecuence of alcohol consumption and smoking, as there are younger people that use their first substance such as marijuana, and we have not seen this happening, never before, and likewise we have detected the pills are taking more power than ever over young people from ages from 12 to 18, pills like benzodiazepines and even cases where alcohol and benzodiazepines are mixed, which is not what the statistics tell us, but they are strong information and this is the real data”, she acknowledged.

“Young people suffer Rocky Point over lack of emotional, family problems, failure of communication with their parents or friends, but right now most of our patients, are at the early stage rather than prevention, counseling, brief intervention and we call actually are some young people who are in programs and / or treatment for any additions”, she said.

In what was the month of February, in charge of the CAA, said there are 16 cases of brief interventions and 15 more in treatment for an addiction, and in March were 16 and 19 brief intervention and treatment with a substance use prohibited, bonded two cases: alcohol and marijuana.

Mayor opens new offices in Rocky Point Fire Department

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Mayor Alejandro Zepeda Rodrigo Munro accompanied by Rubén Gracia General Coordinator of Civil Protection in the State as well as Rubén Martínez Salido inaugurated the new office remodeling Fire Station Cmte Alfonso Sanchez Miranda ¨ ¨. In the presence of the elements of fire and then the Board meeting that makes up this instance, the Mayor performed the ribbon-cutting marked the beginning of operations of the renovated facilities. Zepeda Munro thanked the Board members, congratulating the ¨ · Who Smoke swallows are always there to safeguard the integrity of Puertopeñasquenses as it was during this Holy Week which together with the various agencies were able to white balance. ° This is being done is for the Fire Department but also for all the people of Puerto Peñasco I want to congratulate you all for your work and for always being there when you need them citizenship ¨, he said. On behalf of the Governor Guillermo Padres Elias, Ruben Rodrigo Gracia extended a big congratulations to all who make up the Fire Department for their work and make good use of resources which demonstrates the interest that has to work in benefit of Puerto Peñasco. Highlighted the work that has been been doing together, adding how important it is working in coordination with ability and enthusiasm by the public. The Head of the Municipal Civil Protection, Ruben Salinas welcomed those attending this significant event, which highlighted the work done so far is Puerto Peñasco for this department has an office development worthy of work. He thanked the efforts and the support from the Mayor who is always attentive and was able to listen to suggestions and needs that this unit has. He called on all his staff to continue their efforts by inviting them to put twice as dedication and commitment to continue watching and caring for all who live in our city. The event was also attended by the Secretary José Ramón Campos Santos, Trustee Attorney Noe Bañaga Farías, Fernando Andrés Sosa Day Sector Naval Admiral Luis López López Regidor, etc.

Staged Passion of Christ

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Hundreds of families of residents and visitors gathered at the waterfront plaza governors to witness the staging of the Passion of Christ from day 12 on Friday 22 April.

The pastor of the church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Father Luis, stressed the importance of such celebrations because, he said, is a way to retrieve the values ​​and stay close to God.

“Our society aims to banish God and it is through such acts as we can recover and restore human values​​”

SESP monitors tourist spots and beaches by land and air

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

  An operation described as historic performed the Executive Secretariat of Public Security (SESP) in this holiday period by deploying three helicopters and hundreds of patrols to monitor air and sea beaches and tourist points of Sonora.
Ernesto Munro Palacio, Executive Secretary of Public Safety, arrived Wednesday at Puerto Penasco for overseeing the Special Operations involving 350 elements of the State Police Public Safety (PESP), distributed in strategic points of the state.
“For the first time in history, ” he said, “we will have three aircraft to monitor the tourist sites and beaches of the state, from Puerto Penasco to Desemboque, Miramar San Carlos and Las Bocas Huatabampito, among other things. ”
He stressed that this is the first mission fully equipped helicopter for surveillance and rescue which recently acquired the Secretariat office.
On his arrival in Puerto Penasco, the owner of the SESP was received by the Mayor, Alejandro Zepeda Munro, Director of Municipal Public Security, Lázaro Hernández Bravo, magistrates and officials, and the Director of Public Safety State Police, Alonso Ulises Gómez Méndez-Manuell.
Munro Palacio said that in Puerto Penasco with the participation of 15 patrol and 55 elements of the PESP, who will coordinate with other corporations of the three levels of government.
He noted that the main objective of Special Operations is to protect the integrity of tourists and residents of Sonora during these Easter holidays for a white balance.
Finally, he asked the tourists to Sonora and extreme caution when taking the highway, using seat belts and not combine alcohol with the steering wheel.


Saturday, April 23rd, 2011


The town, Civil and Military Authorities paid emotional tribute in memory of the Heroes in homeland defense that struggled against the invasion of American naval forces on April 21, 1914 invaded the port of Veracruz.

The warm sunlight of this morning 21 April, the town of Puerto Peñasco, civil authorities and the army of Mexico Rocky sector, paid emotional tribute to the memory of the heroes of the fatherland, who on a fateful day but makes 96 years in the port of Veracruz, the people, the cadets and officers from the military academy established there defended heroically with the delivery of their precious lives for the invasion of pride conquering American naval force invaded for no reason and waters native land

Easter Charts in rocky Point

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011
Peñasco and visitors are having a party, and fortunately so far, there is white balance!.

The graphs we present are recorded accurately by the thousands of families gathered to enjoy the holiday resort with the occasion of Easter, which allowed residents, local visitors and hundreds of foreign visitors for a few days to forget about everyday problems come and enjoy the large sun, attitude and clean beaches, warm waters of the Red Sea, the famous seafood cuisine and the contagious joy rocaportense night and day to give visitors to the newly refurbished pier founders more than 3 dozen bands tasted.

Puerto Peñasco will host the contest Nuestra Belleza

Saturday, April 9th, 2011


Puerto Peñasco will again host the event Nuestra Belleza Sonora 2011 to be held this coming June 11 in the resort Las Palomas Mayor Alejandro Zepeda said Munro with his wife Marcela Albelaiz and the Director of Televisa Hermosillo Ruben Lucero.

In the presence of Nuestra Belleza Sonora 2010 Ericka Bernal, the mayor stressed that this great event will allow our city to project a national level to be seen by a potential market of more than 30 million viewers in different states of Mexico.

He appreciated the good dispocision Televisa Hermosillo company for work done in conjunction with municipal authorities to Peñasco is the protagonist of this event that highlights the beauty of the Sonoran woman that is made to benefit the Municipal DIF.

Ruben Lucero outside this contest is regarded as the best state-level competition from around the country and with the live broadcast will be a great enhancement to this tourist destination thus highlighting the attractions of mind, being projected in entities such as Baja California, Sinaloa, Chihuahua, Jalisco, Guanajuato, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas and this year joins the Bajio region highlighted Leon and Aguascalientes.

He extended the invitation to all citizens and the general public to come and enjoy the competition adding to this gala night for the second straight will be developed in this paradiasico place adorned by the beauty of its participants.

He said that will work in coordination with municipal authorities that the event managed to get the best of success as it was last year to the delight of all spectators.

In turn Ericka Bernal spoke about the great taste and satisfaction that is for her to wear the crown for a year to represent their state and appealed to all youth interested in participating in this contest to cheer and do not let it seem their dreams and goals.

He added that the event allowed him to gain confidence in itself also represents a great pride to be the bearer of this appointment and be able to become part of the final representation of Sonora.

During the press conference was also attended by Secretary José Ramón Campos Santos, Noe Bañaga Trustee Attorney, Armando Portugal Amavizca, Fausto Soto International Relations and Hector Vazquez of the OCV, etc

The Tournament Begins Final AMATEUR Ping Pong IMJ-YUMA

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

  At the conclusion of the regular role of tournament tennis AMATEUR YUMA IMJ-organized by the municipal youth school this coming Thursday, the finals begin with 8 participants who seek to get the championship trophy.

Manuel Bujanda turn ends up as the absolute leader in the overall standings, undefeated coming into the finals of the tournament.

The final games will take place as follows:

· Manuel Bujanda VS Alberto Mejia

· Ruben Escobar Fabian Bernal VS

· Osman VS Carlos Flores Pérez

· Jorge Martinez VS Angel Castro

Finally we are inviting all fans apresenciar table Teniz the finals which will be taking next Thursday at about 6.30 pm, at the premises of DISTRIBUTOR YUMA

Train staff of the Municipal Public Security

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

 With the goal of having more police forces trained and equipped to provide better service to citizens the Public Security Bureau launched the “Training Program 2011 ¨ the elements of the Municipal Police provides 16 workshops to be held this year .

Items such as weapons and shooting, human rights, police ethics, basic manual, reporting among others are part of this training will be given to police officers by the City and the Grant for Municipal Public Security (Subsemun) in addition to the Institute of Public Safety of the State (ISSPE).

On behalf of Mayor Alejandro Zepeda Munro, the Secretary José Ramón Campos Santos welcomed the audience by emphasizing the great importance that have this type of training for agents, which will help them continue with due regard to the public.

He stressed that these programs allow them to better public servants, men and parents, instilling respect for the peñasquenses, stressing the commitment of the Municipal Government to continue providing the necessary tools to do a better job.

“This course is for the benefit of you, to continue honoring this corporation and what care is their job, all in support of our community,” he said.

Highlighted the work of the Inhabitant of the efforts so far to the elements that make up the Municipal Police have this kind of training and a good team, hoping this will become one of the best in the state and national levels, said Santos Campos.

For its part, the Director of Public Safety Lazaro Hernandez Bravo said that these workshops will give better guidance elements and preparation for the city, and inspire warmth and trustingly on people.

He urged the staff of this corporation to put total dedication and commitment during this training which is part of a better preparation to continue with their daily work to the benefit of the integrity of the inhabitants of this Municipality

Join forces to increase the number of foreign and domestic visitors

Thursday, April 7th, 2011


Rocky Point as the best destination for foreign and domestic tourists is part of the 2011 Priorities of Mayor Alejandro Zepeda said Munro after leading an important meeting accompanied by Rodolfo López Negrete Chairman of the Mexico Tourism Board (MTB).

During your visit to this municipality the Head of the CPTM prison along with the Mayor this important meeting which brought together representatives of the CVB, Sonora Tourism, hoteliers, developers and federal officials exposed the importance of continuing to work together to raise promotion of the Sonoran Spa.

In the presence of the Coordinator for the Promotion of Tourism in Sonora Javier Tapia Camou, managers of the various committees stressed that its main objective is to recover market share in addition to continuing international growth market.

Showed interest in highlighting the benefits of this city with the opening of charter flights to the Bajio and Baja California in addition to the connectivity that exists with the coastal road which will allow more people visit us every year so they can enjoy the natural beauty that has our port.

It said the resumption of charter flights from the cities of Queretaro and Tijuana Chihuahua besides the April 15 which approach a higher number of visitors, so soon is to add high-impact cities like Las Vegas Nevada, Canada, and Phoenix Arizona.

Munro Zepeda said that by working with the Federation, the state, private media and opinion leaders in this municipality may open up new markets such as Baja Calirnia, United States, Canada and possibly to increase the flow of tourists to the city .

During the fruitful meeting called for support in our city to develop world-class events that bring thousands of spectators from various destinations, this key point of this tour such as Port Biosphere Reserve Pinacate, plus continue to promote overseas with the support of public relations in target markets.

Rodolfo López Negrete external that has a very clear vision of where you want to go by what he will join forces with three levels of government to support largely on the evolution and transformation of this city with events and other activities will disseminate this tourist destination to national and international level.

He stressed the importance of publicizing the tourist spots of the city so that more people show interest in this wonderful place and thus fulfill the objectives are drawn for the benefit of this municipality.

The Head of the Commune good dispocion thanked the Chairman of the Tourism Council for the interest you have to work for Puerto Penasco for more and more people come to appreciate the attractions that account and become the best destination for tourists and for its own inhabitants.

The meeting was attended by the President of the Convention and Visitors Bureau Héctor Vázquez de Mercado, the Delegate for Tourism Laura Palacio Soto, Oscar Palacio Soto and others