The 10 governors who comprise the Federalist Alliance spoke out against next year's federal budget for the states. On Oct. 26 each state broadcasted a synchronized proclamation in opposition by governors, citizens and government officials.
In recent years San Miguel de Allende has seen hailstorms, like the one in July 2019, and atypical snowfalls, like the one in March 2016. These, along with floods and droughts are affecting inhabitants, but also one of the sectors on which up to 60 percent of San Miguel’s GDP depends: tourism.
By Megan Gabel and Jayn Corral The Sociedad Protectora de Animales de San Miguel de Allende, A.C. (SPA) is the...
Fluffy pancakes are very popular in Japan, prepared using soufflé techniques. Egg whites whipped up with sugar are transformed into a glossy thick meringue. The resulting pancake clouds are heavenly with butter and syrup!
A client reported to me that their internet connection seemed to work okay for email and web surfing, but not so for their television when they tried to stream Netflix.
All Signs: As our time with passionate, intense Scorpio ends, we now move into a four-week dance with the Sun in optimistic, adventurous Sagittarius.
There was great upheaval by the damage that was “almost” done in the Cerro de las Tres Cruces ceremonial and archaeological site by SAPASMA, with its proposal to build an underground tank that would store up to 59,000 liters of water.
“If you don't take care of yourself we are going to lock you up before they lock us all up.”
The Paso Deprimido el Pípila project will have a delayed delivery date, even though two lanes have been partially open since Nov. 7 in the Queretaro-Dolores direction.
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As usual every year, in October the municipality awaits a visit from the monarch butterfly, whose migratory route stretches from north to south of the American continent.
Last Fri., Oct. 2, the traffic lights located at the crossing of the former Ignacio Allende roundabout were activated, astonishing San Miguel motorists and city visitors.
On Sat., Oct. 3, residents of the Lindavista neighborhood in San Miguel de Allende found the remains of a decomposing fetus.
Guanajuato changed to yellow at the epidemiological traffic light on October 5th and will be tested until the 11th.
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.
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.
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.
One of the largest migrant communities in San Miguel is La Talega. Don Rutilio Hernández, representative of the community, says it was founded in the mid-1700s. There, the Holy Cross, San Isidro Labrador, and San José are venerated.
Most of us living in Mexico are in closer contact with active indigenous communities than we were before we moved here. Celebrated Canadian writer Joseph Boyden writes about the First Nations people of Canada, with themes similar to all indigenous groups.
Esta Temporada Literaria en Línea del Festival de Escritores en San Miguel arranca con dos talleres en el mes de octubre. Paola Tinoco, ofrecerá el taller de Escritura Portátil. En entrevista con el Festival nos habla del relativamente nuevo género literario conocido como el microrrelato.
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.
On Friday, September 25 of this year, the art exhibit “Wild Substance” opened at the Manuk gallery of the Fabrica La Aurora. The exhibition features works of eight Mexican artists, they will be available for viewing and sales at the gallery.
Mujeres en Cambio (Mujeres en Cambio) is in its 26th year providing scholarship assistance to girls from poor rural communities around San Miguel. The mission is to encourage bright female students to stay in school because that is the best route out of poverty.
One of the benefits of doing our Rotary Meetings via Zoom video conference is that we literally have access to speakers around the world. This will be the case on Tuesday, September 22nd when the Midday Rotary Club of San Miguel de Allende hooks up via Zoom across the big pond.
Centuries of colonial and capitalist oppression and exploitation not only threaten global ecocide but—some indigenous groups aside—have diminished humanity’s powers to collectively save our earthly home. To strengthen those powers, a group of psychologists and their students are spreading horizontal relationships that liberate needed but repressed capacities.
In times of crisis, we look to our leaders to give us direction, stability, and, most of all, hope. In San Miguel, we have a well-established group of exceptional NGOs, possibly the most successful group in Mexico. As it became clear that this insidious virus was not going to disappear quickly and would cut deeply and painfully into the lives of the most vulnerable, the leadership teams of these critical organizations quickly galvanized into action.
This time around, before starting my search for movies or something to do at home, I decided to look something different. I set off through town to see what businesses might be open. Of course, I took all the recommended measures, such as using a face mask, in my exploration.
es.coursera.org gives you many courses offered by the University of Michigan, but the only problem for English speakers is that all but one are in Spanish.
We have now entered the rainy season when we can be caught in a downpour at any time of the day. Perhaps the following movies are the perfect accompaniment to a gray, drizzly day, in keeping with the sad mood set by the weather. So go get yourself some snacks and drinks and sit back to watch these films which are all available on Netflix.
“Great Courses Online Plus” is another site at which you can find many online courses as it advocates that people should “never stop learning.” There is a charge for the courses, but you are given a 14 day free trial to see if you are truly interested in them.
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