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Guanajuato and the Federalist Alliance

Guanajuato and the Federalist Alliance

The 10 governors who comprise the Federalist Alliance spoke out against next year's federal budget for the states. On Oct. 26 each state broadcasted a synchronized proclamation in opposition by governors, citizens and government officials.

 

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Guanajuato and the Federalist Alliance

Guanajuato and the Federalist Alliance

The 10 governors who comprise the Federalist Alliance spoke out against next year's federal budget for the states. On Oct. 26 each state broadcasted a synchronized proclamation in opposition by governors, citizens and government officials.

NEWS

There is Enough in the Budget for Gas and Internet

There is Enough in the Budget for Gas and Internet

More than 5,000 portable wifi USB routers were delivered to private and public middle and high school students in San Miguel de Allende. In the first event with about 60 guests, the USB routers were awarded to students with the best grade point averages.

Stress on the Water System and Actions to Prevent Climate Change

Stress on the Water System and Actions to Prevent Climate Change

In recent years San Miguel de Allende has seen hailstorms, like the one in July 2019, and atypical snowfalls, like the one in March 2016. These, along with floods and droughts are affecting inhabitants, but also one of the sectors on which up to 60 percent of San Miguel’s GDP depends: tourism.

ART

Lola Picó is a Painter on a Unique Creative Path

Lola Picó is a Painter on a Unique Creative Path

Lola Picó, an artist from Barcelona, Spain, has always been driven by her creativity. She worked for many years as a makeup artist and stylist in fashion, advertising, TV, and film, where she specialized in special effects.

Steve Ellis Transforms Copper

Steve Ellis Transforms Copper

Illustrator, painter, sculptor, Steve Ellis traces his career back 45 years when he worked as an illustrator for the aerospace industry.

NGO NEWS

El Sindicato Turns 25 and Receives a Grant

El Sindicato Turns 25 and Receives a Grant

At the start of the pandemic, historian Cristina Solís began working at El Sindicato in February; a month later it closed. She used the time to create programs for adults and youths, and even made El Sindicato classes available to people from their homes.

The San miguel Writers’ Conference Is Happening Now

The San miguel Writers’ Conference Is Happening Now

Instead of our usual high-energy, five-day event in February, the San Miguel Writers’ Conference has spread out all of our usual events over a six-month period, October through March, our Literary Season Online. We have engaged easily the most star-studded lineup of authors we have ever assembled in one season.

David Mendoza presents “Healing Dance Concert”

David Mendoza presents “Healing Dance Concert”

David Mendoza is one of the San Miguel treasures, not just one of the best violín interpreters, but a very interesting composer as well. The English Grammy nominee Michael Hoppè (who has David as part of his shows around the country) praise David as “wonderfully expressive violin...one of the most beautiful sounds you can hear.”

Upcoming International Writers’ Conference to be held Online

Upcoming International Writers’ Conference to be held Online

The 16th San Miguel International Writers’ Conference, organized by a local NGO, startet on Oct 11. The conference, which will be held online in a 6-month series, is devoted to readers, writers, and everything related to books. It has become one of the most sought after, prestigious literary events in the world.

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