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Amigos al Cien
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Amigos al Cien

By Jesús Aguado There are more than 400 pantries providing for the needy, including an organic garden[NT1] . Mirna Montes, 44 years old, lived in the city of Hermosillo in Sonora until two years ago. She and her family originally came to Hermosillo to work on a housing project, but the project was cancelled after an...

Economic Diversity in San Miguel de Allende
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Economic Diversity in San Miguel de Allende

    By Jesús Aguado There are 6,000 businesses registered in San Miguel de Allende. They vary in size, but all together they employ some 62,250 people. The current pandemic has changed things dramatically, and while it is not known how many people are no longer employed, we do know that most of the workers...

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Family and Commerce in the Time of Covid-19

    By Jesús Aguado “The last time we were out selling, we sold one gordita, around ten tamales, and ten atoles (a hot drink made with corn). Then we thought if the situation continues this way, we will lose more than we will make. Maybe we’ll sell 500 pesos worth of food. We could...

“Justice shelters and protects against the sentence pronounced by the regional hall of Center 3 of the federal tribunal of administrative justice on August 20, 2019, of judgment 3652/18.” Resolution of the magistrates.  *Explanation from Jesus required-RM
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“Justice shelters and protects against the sentence pronounced by the regional hall of Center 3 of the federal tribunal of administrative justice on August 20, 2019, of judgment 3652/18.” Resolution of the magistrates. *Explanation from Jesus required-RM

     INAH’S Discretion Halted In San Miguel de Allende, demolished walls, modified facades, walls and construction with heights beyond designated norms, excavation up to three meters deep and eight meters wide—are some of the building rules disregarded in the last few years. Many of these transgressions are taking place in the historic center of...

Court Rules to Protect the Natural Preservation Zone
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Court Rules to Protect the Natural Preservation Zone

By Jesús Aguado Changes made by the city council to the Urban and Ecological Territorial Plan (PMDUOET) has left the Charco del Ingenio Preserve and adjacent zones unprotected. Rodrigo Treviño, spokesperson for the Observatorio Cuidadano, and Mario Hernández, Director of Los Charcos, told Atención that this change could open the door to developments like Capilla...

It Has Been 10 Years of Friendship. Congratulations!
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It Has Been 10 Years of Friendship. Congratulations!

By Jesús Aguado The last decade has had a positive impact on Sanmiguelenses, and it is due in part to the Foundation of Amistad Canada that has supported education, social justice, and health in the community. On March 12, Amistad Canada celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Instituto Allende and featured dancing mojigangas (giant puppets),...

Fiesta for Saint Joseph
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Fiesta for Saint Joseph

By Jesús Aguado Annually in San Miguel de Allende colorful paper flowers, music, and praises honor the often-overlooked saint, Señor San José, the foster father of Jesus. Icons of St Joseph from rural communities are taken in procession to the Church of the Oratorio on Insurgentes. The annual proceedings begin with a ceremony at Santa...

Runway of Goddesses
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Runway of Goddesses

By Breyton Méndez You are invited to the first fashion show sponsored by the San Miguel de Allende Rotary Club. The event will take place at La Casona Convention Center at Josefina Orozco 2, on Friday, March 20, at 6pm. Fashions will be provided by Sindashi. Entrance fee is 500 peso donation that will be...