Archive for: February, 2018

Acuerdan enviar documento contra parquímetros


Por Jesús Aguado Unos doscientos sanmiguelenses—más de ellos del centro histórico—se reunieron en el parque Juárez, para llegar a acuerdos que reviertan el pago por uso de vía pública que iniciará el 1 de marzo. Después de unas dos horas, en las que más de 20 personas tomaron el micrófono para manifestarse contra “el atropello [...]

La fiesta del Cristo Ligero

Chuchín Morales foto Jesús Herrera

Por Jesús Aguado El Cristo que se encuentra en la parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel es ligero—pesa entre cinco y seis kilos—está hecho de caña de maíz pues, estaba diseñado para salir en procesión. Se cree que en San Miguel tiene unos 450 años, y anualmente una fiesta; parte pagana, parte religiosa, toma lugar en [...]

Travel News


By Judy Newell Mexico Travel News Holbox: New Magic Town A new Pueblo Magico designation has gone to the island of Holbox. The honor recognizes towns deemed to provide visitors a “magical” experience in terms of beauty, cultural riches, and traditions. The long, narrow island (pronounced hole-bosh) on the north coast of the Yucatan certainly [...]

Make the SPA Clinic Your First Choice for Veterinary Care for Your Fur Babies

Dra Adriana and SPA kitten

By Jayn Corral Are you looking for a good, affordable veterinary clinic to care for your fur babies? Did you know that the SPA is not only the place to go to adopt a dog or cat but also provides high-quality veterinary care for the community’s cats and dogs at reasonable prices? Dr Adriana Rivera [...]

On Call: Health Advice from UC San Diego Health Experts

Dr Lawrence Friedman

By Lawrence Friedman Ban the Tan: 10 Facts to Know Bronzed bodies, kissed by the sun, have long symbolized good health. But truth be told, there’s no safe way to get a tan. Tanned skin is damaged skin, and perhaps a harbinger of cancer to come. So protect yourself with a high SPF sunscreen and [...]

Andalusian Winds

Meat and Walnut Nadi with  Dates

By Tim Hazell The Arab empire swept through most of Spain and Portugal, Sicily, and a portion of southern Italy. Andalusian Arabic, its language under Muslim rule, deeply influenced modern Spanish. Although resisted by fierce Basques of the Pyrenees, most of the indigenous population had converted to Islam by AD1000. Moorish presence initiated a renaissance [...]

The Computer Corner


By Charles Miller   The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same   The original French epigram pinned by Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr in the 19th century is “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” The more things change, the more they stay the same. I am glad that proverb applies to a [...]

More Bridges, Fewer Walls

Mayor Javier Gonzales

By Jesús Aguado Javier Gonzáles, Mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico, recently arrived in San Miguel de Allende in order to renew the two municipalities’ agreement to continue as sister cities. In addition, a duel between equine clubs from the two cities is on the agenda. Gonzales arrived in San Miguel on February 14. He [...]

Más Puentes, Menos Muros

Ricardo Villarreal y Javier Gonzales firmando hermanamiento

Por Jesús Aguado Javier Gonzáles, mayor—alcalde—en Santa Fe, Nuevo México; visitó San Miguel de Allende, en donde firmó un acuerdo para continuar la hermandad que hay entre ambas ciudades. Además, en 2018 habrá un duelo entre clubes hípicos de ambas ciudades. Gonzáles, llegó a la ciudad el 14 de febrero y dijo que la ciudad [...]

The San Miguel Library: A Bicultural Library in a Bicultural Town


By Ann Heinrichs I had not expected it to be a busman’s holiday: I had run off for a week to San Miguel de Allende, in hopes of sorting out some personal issues and properly grieving for my recently departed dad. In short, I just needed to get away from it all—to be still and [...]

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