Francisco Peyret, director of San Miguel de Allende’s Environment and Sustainability Department, pointed out that during this commemorative period of the dead, the city will only be decorated with 500 cempasúchil or marigold flowers. Last year, according to data from the municipal government, 6,000 marigolds adorned the city— 3,000 of them from the municipal nursery.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador published a decree in the DOF or Official Gazette of the Federation in which provisions were added to articles 8 and 127 of the General Law of National Assets, stipulating that access to beaches and the federal maritime zone must not be inhibited, restricted, hindered or conditioned, unless established by regulations in the General Law of National Assets.
Due to the decrease of Covid-19 cases in San Miguel de Allende, the municipal government has established new protocols for economic reactivation, within the state of Guanajuato. San Miguel de Allende, with 59 current cases, ranks as one of the municipalities with the lowest number of active cases.
President Obrador requested that his wife Beatriz Gutiérrez Mueller, on her trip to Europe, petition the Austrian government to return Moctezuma’s crest, which is currently in the Anthropological Museum of Vienna. She, however, admitted that it was an almost impossible mission since the Austrian government has denied lending the crest on more than one occasion.
This morning, on Tues., Sept. 13, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced in a conference that 3 pre-purchase agreements for Covid-19 vaccinations were signed, guaranteeing access to the vaccine for 107 to 116 million Mexicans.
On Wed., Oct. 7, the House of Representatives approved the elimination of 109 funds, one of which was the Fund for High Performance Athletes, known as FODEPAR. This, according to José Javier Patlán Matehuala, director of the Municipal Sports Commission in San Miguel de Allende, is "a hard blow to sports."
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.