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Mexico’s Vaccination Plan

Mexico’s Vaccination Plan

Mexico’s Deputy Health Minister Hugo López Gatell, announced in the president's Dec. 8 morning conference that the coverage goal for the mass vaccination plan against COVID-19 is to vaccinate at least 75 percent of the population aged 16 and over by the end of 2021.

What is typically done in town in the way of gift giving and tipping during Christmas season?

What is typically done in town in the way of gift giving and tipping during Christmas season?

The Christmas Season is at hand. I want to know what is typically done in town in the way of gift giving and tipping this time of year. I know that folks paid a salary receive something called an “alguinaldo” from their employers that is sort of a year end bonus. Should I additionally give small gifts to house staff and gardeners What would be appropriate gifts? Should I tip the gas delivery people, the trash collectors, etc?

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Here We Go Again

Here We Go Again

Atención had a conversation with San Miguel’s municipal president, Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal. He shared a message for the community, which he says has supported the municipality rising up in the face of this year’s complex conditions. Villarreal also told us about projects lined up for 2021, including his intention to seek a second consecutive term as mayor.

ART

New Artwork and Holiday Gifts at Calderoni Gallery

New Artwork and Holiday Gifts at Calderoni Gallery

Galería Calderoni, located within the iconic design center Fabrica La Aurora, is featuring new artwork by three women artists along with smaller paintings and prints, designer jewelry, scarfs, and décor items that would make perfect Christmas gifts.

We Cannot Breathe

We Cannot Breathe

Casa Michoacana is an art gallery with jewelry, ceramics, and painting among other things. It brings the best quality and designs in popular art from different regions of the country, and Michoacán is one of the most representative regions.

San Miguel Writers’ Conference Presents Star-Studded Events Online

San Miguel Writers’ Conference Presents Star-Studded Events Online

“People don’t get how fabulous these online events are. There’s no straining to hear from the back rows. You are totally intimate and personal with these famous authors! It’s the most star-studded lineup of programs the Writers’ Conference has ever pulled together!” This, according to a fan of the new online format of the Writers’ Conference.

NGO NEWS

2020 A Year to Remember at Jóvenes Adelante

2020 A Year to Remember at Jóvenes Adelante

Few of us will ever forget 2020! With a cautious sigh of relief the year is ending a bit more hopeful than it has been since March. Jóvenes Adelante had a busy summer and fall with some notable achievements. JA had 270 applicants at the beginning of the year and despite

Young Opera Singers Ready for First Virtual Auditions

Young Opera Singers Ready for First Virtual Auditions

In these times of uncertainty, nobody has been able to conduct business as usual.
This is even more true for soprano Jacinta Barbachano. She is among the 29 young Mexican opera singers who will participate in the first virtual auditions of the MetOpera National Council’s (MONC) Mexico District on Dec. 17.

Writers’ Conference January Online Programs

Writers’ Conference January Online Programs

The Writers’ Conference Executive Committee wishes all readers and writers a Happy and Productive New Year. We invite you to start the year off with inspiration from two distinguished authors who will be speaking to you right in your own living room!

San Miguel Writers’ Conference Presents Star-Studded Events Online

San Miguel Writers’ Conference Presents Star-Studded Events Online

“People don’t get how fabulous these online events are. There’s no straining to hear from the back rows. You are totally intimate and personal with these famous authors! It’s the most star-studded lineup of programs the Writers’ Conference has ever pulled together!” This, according to a fan of the new online format of the Writers’ Conference.

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