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Refugees in Mexico and the Dynamics of Asylum in the Americas
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Refugees in Mexico and the Dynamics of Asylum in the Americas

Lecture“Refugees in Mexico and the Dynamics of Asylum in the Americas”By Mark ManlySun, Mar 15, 3‒4:30pmCamino Silvestre, Correo 43Free By Silvia Garduño Mexico has become a destination country for refugees who are fleeing violence and persecution. In other words, Mexico is no longer solely a transit country for people looking to reach the United States...

Ethiopia: Armchair Travel Lecture
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Ethiopia: Armchair Travel Lecture

  Talk“Ethiopia: Armchair Travel Lecture”By John LeupoldFri, Mar 20, 3pmSala QuetzalLa Biblioteca, Reloj 50AFreeinfo@champacajourneys.com By John Leupold Situated in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is an intriguing mix of ancient and modern, and a land of many superlatives. Some of the highest mountains in Africa are located in Ethiopia, as well as one of the...

Collage and Assemblage
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Collage and Assemblage

TalkPart 1: “Collage and Assemblage, Past and Present”Part 2: “The Art of Joan Hall”Tue, Mar 17, 3pmSala QuetzalLa Biblioteca, Reloj 50A150 pesos By Joan Hall The word collage stems from the French word coller, which means to glue. Collage describes both the technique and the resulting work of art in which pieces of paper, photographs,...

Bhutan: Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon
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Bhutan: Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon

  Talk“Bhutan: Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon”By John LeupoldWed, Mar 18, 2pmSala QuetzalLa Biblioteca, Reloj 50AFreeinfo@champacajourneys.com By John Leupold The little known Kingdom of Bhutan is sometimes referred to as the last Shangri La. The country is located between India and Tibet in the Himalayan Mountains. Bhutan is one of the few countries never to...

Are Chronic Diseases a Normal Consequence of Aging?
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Are Chronic Diseases a Normal Consequence of Aging?

    By Michael J. Dorfman A friend of mine was concerned about plaque buildup in her aorta that showed up on a heart scan. She was told by her cardiologist not to worry about it and that plaque buildup “is quite normal as you age.” Have you heard that explanation? I have. Twelve years...

OccupySMA
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OccupySMA

  Meeting and DiscussionOccupySMA presents:“Enjoy yourself, it’s later than you think!An Uncertain Climate Future”Mon, Mar 16, 1pmQuinta Loreto HotelLoreto 15, CentroFree By Peter Weisberg Switch to energy-efficient light bulbs, wash your clothes in cold water, eat less meat, recycle more, and buy an electric car: We are being bombarded with instructions from climate campaigners, environmentalists,...

A Survivor’s Tale
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A Survivor’s Tale

FilmA Survivor’s TaleSat, Mar 14, 3:30pmJewish Cultural and CommunityCenter of San Miguel de AllendeLas Moras 47 By Mark Krakowski Mark Krakowski is a proud Canadian hailing from Toronto. He’s been coming to San Miguel de Allende for three of the last four years, usually around mid-February to mid-March. This year he almost had to cancel...

“Smart and entertaining, just like its subject.” —The Hollywood Reporter
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“Smart and entertaining, just like its subject.” —The Hollywood Reporter

FilmRaise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly IvinsTue, Mar 17, 2pmTeatro Santa AnaLa Biblioteca, Reloj 50A150 pesos By Kate Frank Cohen “It’s a rare documentary that so expertly captures the singular essence of its subject.” —The Austin Chronicle Following two sold-out presentations in February, the documentary film series Reel Docs will present an encore...

A Dress Rehearsal for an Execution
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A Dress Rehearsal for an Execution

DocumentaryA Dress Rehearsal for an Execution Wed, Mar 18, 5:30pmTeatro Santa AnaLa Biblioteca, Reloj 50A180 pesos By Farrah A Bolvarde Every now and then, a photograph is taken that is so riveting, so revealing of a moment in history, that it instantly captures the imagination of mass audiences and becomes an icon of its time....

Standing Against Violence
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Standing Against Violence

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship“Standing Against Violence”By Veronica Sánchez CruzSun, Mar 15, 10:30amPosada de la AldeaAncha de San Antonio 15 By Joseph Plummer Veronica Cruz, the internationally recognized heroine of justice for Mexican women, will discuss violence against women in Mexico at Sunday’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (UUF) service. Her persistent voice has increased law enforcement’s recognition of...