Under the October moon, crowned by fireworks, the city celebrated its designation by readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine as the “Best Small Town in the World to Travel.”
The Guanajuato Department of Hygiene has an estimated 35,000 free influenza vaccinations available for San Miguel de Allende residents. Jorge Vidargas, director of Sanitary Jurisdiction II, said that the vaccinations would cost between 2,000 and 3,000 pesos each in a private clinic or pharmacy.
Guanajuato’s Secretary of Tourism, Juan José Álvarez, visited the city on Oct. 6 as part of a formal tourism reactivation event called “Guanajuato, Live Great Stories,” to deliver a metal structure he described as the state’s new tourism brand. This “is a whirlpool of colors, smells, flavors, culture, history, and tradition to the people,” he said, and represents the pride of being from Guanajuato.
Devotees of the Holy Cross have won a temporary battle. In a meeting at the sacred site of Las Tres Cruces they managed to get representatives of the SAPASMA to postpone work to build a semi-buried tank to collect drinking water from the southern part of the city, water that will then be distributed to the east and west, that is, upper and lower parts.
On September 21, during a by-invitation event at San Miguel de Allende’s Zeferino Park, Villareal presented his annual activity report, summarizing activities carried out under his administration. Atención spoke with some of the guests present at the event
Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal delivered an annual “municipal results” report on September 21 at an intermediate point in this pre-election year. Speaking before state and federal representatives of his party at Zeferino Gutiérrez Park, he also announced his intent to run for office again.