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Your legacy will be their legacy and an improvement in education
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Your legacy will be their legacy and an improvement in education

At the age of 21, Víctor Torres packed his suitcase and left for Mexico City looking to fulfill his dreams. He studies at the Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and is about to publish his first (co-authored) research paper in The Journal of Neuroscience.

San Miguel in an Inter-phase stage
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San Miguel in an Inter-phase stage

Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal of San Miguel has urged the public to wear a face mask in public if they do not want to return to confinement.
Consequently, the city council decided to declare San Miguel in an “inter-phase” between 0 and 1) and to allow hotels to open to 40 percent occupancy on July 15.

A sanctuary for flora, fauna, and art, a work in progress
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A sanctuary for flora, fauna, and art, a work in progress

On the road to Otomí shortly beyond the railroad tracks is a unique sanctuary called Santtüary. It is an animal refuge and a large expanse where you can enjoy nature. Among other endeavors, the place is home to over 50 burros as well as horses, Vietnamese pigs, and sheep. This is an idea of a 16th century farm.

Gone With The Water
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Gone With The Water

With the rains this year the overflowing Atascadero arroyo carried off bricks, large cans, gravel, sand, shoes, bottles, and even a car in 2019. All this happened just before workers were about to place a grate to prepare for laying a solid walkway in the Atascadero Area.

Claims of Unfair Hotel Closings
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Claims of Unfair Hotel Closings

The Hotel Association is objecting to two hotel closings by the municipal authorities. It asserts that this represents government harassment and that the claims of housing tourists are false, since these guests had come to San Miguel de Allende to work.

Parks Will Become Part of a Trust
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Parks Will Become Part of a Trust

San Miguel de Allende City Council is preparing regulations for two trustee boards to take charge of Parque Juarez and Parque Zeferino. These groups will operate under certain rules for public spaces, and will have to generate the resources for maintaining those spaces, which means an end to funds provided by local, state, and federal authorities.

After Ups and Downs, Mama Mia Prepares for an Upswing
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After Ups and Downs, Mama Mia Prepares for an Upswing

In a historical building, with a current staff of 150, Mama Mia restaurant is preparing to reopen, and hopes for success once again. The restaurant’s history started with Adriano’s, a small restaurant located in the Posada La Fuente hotel. The patio was filthy, and some of the hotel’s clients, unable to pay their bills and perhaps harboring stolen goods, would flee through a window on Calle Jesús. The hotel was awful and the restaurant was a failure.