Category archives for: Lectures

US Midterm Elections and Beyond

JUSTICE MLK

By Gregory Diamant The 2016 US election was a devastating loss for progressives in the United States. With the Republican sweep of both national and local offices, many of the gains and protections that had been taken for granted are being swept away. Ethical and financial corruption on a scale not seen since the Gilded [...]

Mayoral Candidates To Speak on Public Safety

The 2018 mayoral candidates will have an opportunity to weigh in on the issue of public safety in San Miguel de Allende at a forum being sponsored by Sanmiguelenses Unidos (SMU), a community-based, all-volunteer NGO whose primary purpose and goal are to improve public safety and security for all San Miguel residents and visitors.   [...]

Journalist Bill Plante To Give Talk at La Casona

By Rob Lerner Misinformation, disinformation, Fake News! Social media has disrupted traditional news media and in turn has been discredited for its lack of reliability and authenticity. What to believe? Who you gonna turn to? Try veteran journalist and senior CBS correspondent Bill Plante. Early in his career, Plante covered the voting rights marches in [...]

Waldorf-Inspired School to Hold Conference on Changing Education Needs

By Jalil Aragon The world is changing quickly. Today, all aspects of life are entirely unlike anything that has come before, environmentally as well as intellectually. And it will continue to change rapidly and decisively, becoming ever more demanding for the coming generation. Are we, parents and teachers alike, prepared to meet these challenges with [...]

The Mexican Presidential Election: For Expats, What’s Next?

By Mark Bilker As the polls tighten leading up to the July 1 presidential election, tensions over its potential outcome and myriad questions about what the outcome may mean to the one million-plus US and Canadian citizens who now call Mexico home have increased exponentially. Rumors abound, scary stories may be found around every corner, [...]

Cardiac Care Close to Home

LECT MEDICAL Stent Surgery

By Melanie Lansing and Claudia Aguilar Have you or someone you known experienced a heart condition that required travel to Querétaro for advanced cardiac care? H+ Hospital San Miguel has opened a cardiac unit right here in town. Lecture Cardiac Care Close to Home By Dr René Reyes, Dr Santiago Casal, and Ignacio Chávez. Wed, [...]

Commentator Carlos Bravo Discusses July Presidential Elections

By Mark Bilker Carlos Bravo Regidor, considered an important Mexican political commentator, will discuss the state of the July 1 Mexican presidential election, its historical significance and possible consequences, and how anticipated major changes due to the election may impact the country’s substantial expat community at Hotel Aldea’s Colonial Salon on June 4. The program [...]

Meeting International Medical Standards in Life-Threatening Events

By Cynthia Parada Camacho Take the opportunity to learn about the resources available locally to meet international standards when managing acute a life-threatening event like a stroke or a heart attack at a lecture on April 19 at the La Casona convention center. In this lecture, Dr Emilio Ramirez will address the critical necessity of [...]

International Elections Monitor To Speak

By Mark Bilker Ellie Seats, a professional in international electoral assistance, will share many of her first-hand experiences managing foreign assistance in several nations transitioning from their Soviet past, as well as in postconflict settings of Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Iraq, during a lecture April 26 at the Biblioteca’s Sala Quetzal. The program is presented [...]

Meeting International Medical Standards in Life-Threatening Events

By Cynthia Parada Camacho Take the opportunity to learn about the resources available locally to meet international standards when managing acute a life-threatening event like a stroke or a heart attack at a lecture on April 19 at the La Casona convention center. Lecture By Dr Emilio Ramírez Thu, Apr 19, 5–6:30pm La Casona Salida [...]

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