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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Cray Cray Crazy Like Baja Racing News



UPDATE! November 23, 2014

UNIDENTIFIED BODIES PILE UP IN BAJA CALIFORNIA
 

Between 2013 and June of this year (2014), Baja California medical examiners have been unable to identify more than 1100 cadavers presented to them for autopsy.
Most of the unclaimed bodies have been buried in unmarked common graves in the cities where they were found, Dr. Francisco Acuña Campa, chief of the state forensic medical service, told the regional daily El Mexicano.

Baja California ranks first in Mexico in the number of unidentified corpses, he told the newspaper.

Of the unidentified corpses, 784 were from Tijuana, 248 from Mexicali, and 100 from Ensenada, Acuña Campa said.

In an effort to resolve the problem, the state Forensic Medical Service has developed a program that aims to reduce the number of unidentified bodies, he said.

Pathologists will keep detailed records of exactly where the bodies were found and four or five identifying characteristics of the corpses when possible. Relatives who believe they may have lost a family member in Baja California and have been unable to locate him or her can contact the state forensic service in Mexicali, the state capital, Acuña Campa said.

A website with a link to the program should be functioning soon, and through it, relatives from anywhere in the world can provide identifying information about missing family members. The agency will then try to match the information with data collected by pathologists. If a match is confirmed, family members will be permitted to claim the remains.

Acuña Campa speculated that many of the bodies are likely from Central America, noting that one body has already been identified by family members from Honduras.

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2014/nov/21/stringers-unidentified-corpses-piling-baja/

June 26, 2014

Cattle Thief Strung Up, Outside of Ensenada

"A group of townsfolk lynched a man in the Francisco Zarco district of Ensenada for presumably stealing cattle from a corral, said residents of the area. One person has been arrested.
The first police reports indicate that on Thursday afternoon, an unidentified person entered a private property to take some cattle, but was caught by the owner, who with the help of other townsfolk in the area, decided to take justice into their own hands.

At least five people attacked the criminal with beatings, and he died while being taken to the Ruiz Health Center."



*Continued Financial Instability breaks out (again) in Baja Mexico
December 10, 2013

Crime Out Of Control; Baja Peninsula, Mexico, Failed State


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Saturday, November 22, 2014

BAJA 1000 Contingency, RaceDay and Awards Ceremony LIVE! From BAJA Mexico

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THE COMPLETE KING OF BAJA 1000 RECORDINGS-INCLUDING WEATHERMAN!

Time: Duration: Title: Recordings:
11/14/2014 10:12 PM EST
3:22:21
BAJA 1000 2014 PT7 E518 - OFF-ROAD LIVE ! MONDAY 4 PM WEST 7 PM E
11/14/2014 05:03 PM EST
5:00:15
BAJA 1000 2014 PT 6 E517 - OFF-ROAD LIVE ! MONDAY 4 PM WEST 7 PM E
11/14/2014 11:55 AM EST
5:00:17
BAJA 1000 2014 PT 5 E516 - OFF-ROAD LIVE ! MONDAY 4 PM WEST 7 PM E
11/14/2014 06:44 AM EST
5:00:16
BAJA 1000 PT 4 E515 - OFF-ROAD LIVE ! MONDAY 4 PM WEST 7 PM E
11/14/2014 01:36 AM EST
5:00:17
BAJA 1000 PT 3 E514 - OFF-ROAD LIVE ! MONDAY 4 PM WEST 7 PM E
11/13/2014 08:30 PM EST
5:00:15
BAJA 1000 PT 2 E513 - OFF-ROAD LIVE ! MONDAY 4 PM WEST 7 PM E
11/13/2014 03:26 PM EST
5:00:19
BAJA 1000 PT 1 E512 - OFF-ROAD LIVE ! MONDAY 4 PM WEST 7 PM E
11/11/2014 02:21 PM EST
16:15
TMZ LIVE 11-11-2014 E509 - OFF-ROAD LIVE ! MONDAY 4 PM WEST 7 PM E
11/10/2014 07:01 PM EST
1:48:04
BAJA 1000 KICK-OFF E508 - OFF-ROAD LIVE ! MONDAY 4 PM WEST 7 PM E


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The SUNDAY PAPER, BajaRacingNews.com Editorial Page


UPDATED! Good Morning Baja Mexico!

**Nov. 20; SCORE abdicates civil responsibility

By: Gary Newsome, Editor

Roger Norman of SCORE has made a mockery of emergency response to racers. The Kurt Caselli death last year, spotlighted the issue.

At this years desert off-road race, the BAJA 1000, the 'race emergency response map', that was made prominently public at last years race, was made "secret", this race.

Most racers know the risks. Many don't.

In Mexico, SCORE has washed its hands of 'safety and security' with the public. "Civil protection" is no longer a serious component of race planning. Heck, even the race course marking for this recent event was insulting to any real/responsible/professional racer.



The responsibility for the death of a child during the course of the off-road race, earlier this year at the SCORE Baja 500 was determined to be the Class 1 racer, Ronny Wilson. The Mexico representative of Score International disavowed blame of the American racer from California.

At 6:30 pm on race day at Trinidad Valley, a child was struck and killed by the race car, an unlimited custom racing buggy, driven by Wilson. Oscar Ramos alleged, "the child began recording with his cell phone at the center of the [public road] race course, his father did not control his son"*. But, the fact is, there was no civic or commercial controls on the public road, converted to a race course, during the event.
 
Not only did Ron Wilson, strike and kill the child, he never stopped. He drove with the body of the child tangled in the under carriage for several hundred yards and continued in the race event, all the way to finish line. The police authorities were waiting for the 'racer'. "Had he tried to free the child, we would be regretting greater tragedy because it would have hit at least 15 people"*, the SCORE rep said.
 
All the blame is on the public, as far as SCORE is concerned. "The negligence of some fans," remain constant in the region. I do not know what to do. We've promoted awareness campaigns, but right now everyone is shocked. When the Baja 1000, (comes in November) the same will happen again because every time the cars are faster and there are more people who do not measure the consequences"*, Oscar Ramos said.
 
The local media didn't help, when Gabriel Garcia of El Vigia, named another racer as the murderer. Oscar Ramos questioned the lack of professionalism by the local paper, when the reporter, Garcia, screwed the pooch by naming another racer in the local Ensenada newspaper.
 
At the time, SCORE blamed the spectators so much he said, "race spectators and fanatics of the racing events in Baja Mexico are still causing problems. When such a thing happens (the death events) are criticized with baseless talk. In social networks there are many comments wrongly made"*.

*Exact quotes from the Ensenada newspaper article


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Friday, November 21, 2014

DAKAR LIVE ! 2015 January 4-17, 2015


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