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Mexico will not be lent Moctezuma’s Crest

Mexico will not be lent Moctezuma’s Crest

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.

Slashed funding affects San Miguel athletes

Slashed funding affects San Miguel athletes

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."

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Welcome back to La Biblioteca!

Welcome back to La Biblioteca!

Our doors were closed for a lot longer than we ever imagined when the Covid-19 pandemic spread around the world. As an institution, we did our part in the overall effort to stem the spread of the virus in our community, while trying to maintain some form of normality within our walls.

Expatriates Will Have Free Access to Flu Vaccine

Expatriates Will Have Free Access to Flu Vaccine

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.

Secretary of Tourism Invites Visitors to Continue Creating Stories in San Miguel

Secretary of Tourism Invites Visitors to Continue Creating Stories in San Miguel

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.

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El Sindicato to Present a Theatrical Opera

El Sindicato to Present a Theatrical Opera

The community cultural center, El Sindicato, will offer the theatrical opera "Fireflies do not Fly" as part of its 25th anniversary celebration. The performance will be free of charge and all the health protocols established by the municipal government will be observed.

Online Concert: Tango y Camino

Online Concert: Tango y Camino

Keila will sing tangos and milongas for us, in a concert of approximately 40 minutes, which will be broadcast live from our beautiful Santa Ana Theater, on Thursday, October 8, starting at 6pm.

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Best of Amazon

Best of Amazon

For those looking for a way to pass the time while staying at home, Amazon Prime has numerous interesting movies, series, and documentaries. Here is a list of my favorites this week.

Netflix and Chill

Netflix and Chill

We know we still can’t really get out of the house, but don’t worry. You can stay safe indoors with a bunch of movies I have found for you on Netflix. Sit back, get some snacks—if you don’t have any on hand you can always call Uber Eats or a restaurant that will deliver to your home. Now that you have everything ready, let’s get to the good part. Sit back and press “play.”

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