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New Tax Law Threatens Civil Organizations

New Tax Law Threatens Civil Organizations

Throughout Mexico there are around 14,000 civil donor organizations, i.e., non-profit organizations authorized by the Tax Administration System (SAT) to issue tax-deductible receipts to their donors. Of the 14,000 organizations, 400 are in Guanajuato and about 130 in San Miguel.

A Museum for Giants

A Museum for Giants

Few know that there is a paleontological zone on the road from San Miguel de Allende to Dolores Hidalgo. It is an area of about three thousand hectares, where the “’giants”’ rest; this is how the local inhabitants call the bones of enormous prehistoric animals.

ART

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.

Long Live Music!

Long Live Music!

The city’s Directorate of Culture and Traditions introduces a new and exciting audiovisual production titled “Qué Bonita es Esta Vida” (how beautiful is this life.)

NGO NEWS

A Good News Story in Times of COVID-19

A Good News Story in Times of COVID-19

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.

Rotary and Human Identity

Rotary and Human Identity

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.

Joining Hands in Solidarity: Mutual Accompaniment and Affective Conviviality

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.

Local NGOs Cooperate to Answer Food Needs Caused by COVID

Local NGOs Cooperate to Answer Food Needs Caused by COVID

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.

Movies for a Rainy Afternoon

Movies for a Rainy Afternoon

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.

Online Courses: thegreatcoursesplus.com

Online Courses: thegreatcoursesplus.com

“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.

Weekly Horoscope

Weekly Horoscope

We welcome Georgia Nicols, the famous Canadian astrologer whose horoscope columns appear in the most important press in Canada and other parts of the world. Don't miss her weekly horoscopes every Sunday only in atencionsanmiguel.org

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