Friday, April 23, 2010

San Miguel de Allende Gringa Reports: No Crime Here

You just have to wonder. How is it that people can become so delusional that nothing seeps past the intact fantasy? I've been writing much of this in this year's blogging. Gringolandians move to places like San Miguel de Allende, set about transforming it into their American Imperialistic Image, then report that it is a "literal heaven on earth."

Read this:

"Re: San Miguel de Allende Safety
Apr 06, 2010, 9:49 AM

no problem with safety here. I've been here 11 years, heaven on
earth..! the drug things happen 99% near borders and don't effect us in
san miguel.but if something happens, it's reported . but nothing really
except yearly purse snatchings around xmas.. It is gorgeous and totally

Here she's been in the city for 11 years and declares it, "heaven on earth" and "totally safe."

Perhaps she's missed the Mexican reported news since the vast majority are so ignorant of no more of word or two of Spanish.

Here are the facts as reported in the Mexican and American news media:

Crimes and misdemeanors: Staying safe in San Miguel
(click on this title)

1.) What Will It Take?

2.) San Miguel de Allende Shoot Out

3.) I Wouldn't Last a Day Here

4.) San Miguel Muggings

5.) Safety Crisis

6.) SMA: Robbery and Shot to Death!

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