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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
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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...

A Program To Eradicate Hunger
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A Program To Eradicate Hunger

By Jesús Aguado In the State of Guanajuato there are five food banks. One of them is in San Miguel—the Banco de Alimentos de San Miguel (Food Bank of SM), known as BASMA.  Members of the state congress are working to approve a new law—Ley de Fomento a la Donacion de Alimentos (Law for the...

Welcome Spring at Charco del Ingenio
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Welcome Spring at Charco del Ingenio

  Concierto de primavera/Spring ConcertCharco del IngenioSun, Mar 21, 4:30pmTickets at the box office, 250 pesos By Jesús Aguado In this country we all know that March is crazy: it bids farewell to winter and welcomes the spring when music emerges from the earth, particularly from the deep ravine of the Charco del Ingenio. The...

Parque Juárez Reopened
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Parque Juárez Reopened

By Jesús Aguado After six months of renovation, Parque Benito Juárez has been reopened, and people can decide for themselves if the government fulfilled its plan of restoring the park to its Golden Age. The renovation, followed a master plan that includes new guidelines for providing security for the park’s users and neighbors. The investment...

Comunicación sin barreras empodera a jóvenes con déficit auditivo
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Comunicación sin barreras empodera a jóvenes con déficit auditivo

Por Jesús Aguado Sobre calle Umarán se desarrollan los talentos de estudiantes que, debido a sus limitaciones de audición no pueden acudir a una escuela regular. En la Escuela de Educación Especial cursan estudios académicos y aprenden con signos, con cariño y con la pasión que voluntarios estadounidenses, canadienses y europeos ponen con el objetivo...