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Lecture Explains Bhutan’s Thoughtful Entry into the Modern World


By John Leupold The little-known Kingdom of Bhutan, located between India and Tibet in the Himalayan Mountains, is sometimes referred to as the last Shangri-la. One of the world’s few countries never to be conquered or colonized, Bhutan existed in self-imposed isolation without electricity, running water, automobiles, schools, hospitals, or currency until 1960, when China [...]

What’s in Our Water?

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Caminos de Agua Lecture to Include Q&A Session on San Miguel’s Water Quality By Melissa Landman Water quality, specifically excessive arsenic and fluoride contamination, is an increasingly concerning problem in San Miguel and the surrounding watershed region. Differing opinions and takes on the water situation in the region abound, and so Caminos de Agua is [...]

Doctor to Give Talk on Stem Cells and Stem Cell Therapy at Biblioteca


By Dr Jose (Pepe) Valencia Stem cells, the name given to a category of cells which produce specialized cells for the body and can divide infinitely without losing their properties, are the foundation cells for every organ and tissue in our bodies. That also gives them incredible power to heal and repair. Find out more [...]

Introducción a la Sociocracia


Por Yonam Ayón San Miguel de Allende será sembrada con semillas de transformación hacia sociedades más justas, equitativas, eficaces y felices. Contaremos con la visita de Beatriz Arjona, Presidenta de CASA Latina (Consejo de Asentamientos Sustentables de América Latina), Vicepresidenta y Regional Latina de GEN (Red Global de Ecoaldeas), con reconocida experiencia internacional en Sociocracia. [...]

Talk by Journalist Laura Carlsen Assesses AMLO Presidency

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By Cliff DuRand Noted journalist Laura Carlsen returns to San Miguel de Allende to analyze the first four months of México’s new government. Since taking office December 1, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (often referred to as AMLO) has been introducing sweeping changes, turning the country away from the neoliberal model of the last four [...]

Armchair Travel Lecture Highlights Beauty of Ethiopia

By John Leupold Situated in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is an intriguing mix of ancient and modern and a land of many superlatives. Some of the highest mountains in Africa are located in Ethiopia, as well as one of the lowest places on earth. Elevations of 400 feet below sea level, arid deserts, lush [...]

Lecture Gives Insight into Bhutan

By John Leupold The little-known Kingdom of Bhutan is sometimes referred to as the last Shangri-la. Located between India and Tibet in the Himalayan Mountains, Bhutan is one of the few countries never to be conquered or colonized. It existed in self-imposed isolation until 1960 without electricity, running water, automobiles, schools, hospitals, or currency. The [...]

Art and the Creative Muse

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By René de Rebecca and Carolina Parra The Pergola Gallery kicks off its bilingual San Miguel de Allende’s Capital of Culture 2019 series on March 28 with an informal talk and performance, “Creativity in Art,” by interdisciplinary artist Tim Hazell. The Pergola Gallery series brings the creative work and aesthetics of the artists it represents [...]

Lecture at La Casona Hotel to Discuss Expats Finding the American Dream in México


By Mick Lockey What does the American Dream mean to you? It probably means a successful career, a house with a picket fence, and “keeping up with the Joneses.” But if you’re an expatriate in México, the phrase can take on a different, perhaps more complex meaning. To explore this idea further via a Mexican [...]

“Dreaming & Healing” Conference Brings Son of Elisabeth Kübler Ross to Town

By Sylvia Marroquín Álvarez The international conference “Dreaming & Healing” will feature Ken Ross, head of the Elisabeth Kübler Ross Foundation (EKR Foundation) and son of the pioneer on the human end-of-life transition, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, as a keynote speaker. Kübler Ross, a Swiss-American psychiatrist and author, was at the forefront of studying the emotions of [...]

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