SOUTH: January 21, 2019 | Gringo Gazette

SOUTH: January 21, 2019

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It’s Carnival Time!
By JORGE RUIZ-ESPARZA

La Paz is pretty famous for their carnival festivities. This year’s carnival committee, backed by municipal authorities, has now officially released the new logo and theme, confirming the dates.

Fuel Theft Brings Much Of The Country To A Standstill
By BILL LONEY

Over on the mainland, where gasoline is delivered through underground pipes, there are gas shortages at the pump because the pipelines are being tapped and siphoned illegally. By the time the gas gets to its destination, it’s down to a trickle.

Que Pasa in Cabo?
By DAVID FLORES

Crack Down On Cell Phones. Around here we breeze through stop signs, we speed on the fourlane where they don't even bother posting speed limits, and when there's a lane closure, the rush to be the last to merge is not a pretty sight.

Ecological Patrol Attacked By Fishermen
By ANNA SASSIN

The crew of one of 12 vessels operated by Sea Shepherd fell under attack by poachers inside the Vaquita Refuge in the northern part of the Sea of Cortez. Sea Shepard is an international conservation society dedicated to saving marine wildlife.