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Fluorosis Epidemic in the Rural Communities

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By Dr. Cedric McMillan An epidemic in San Miguel de Allende, known as fluorosis, is sweeping the poor communities and this has gone unnoticed for years. Dr. Cedric McMillan, President and Founder of the Association Civil, DentalMex Plan, A.C., is pioneering a project to bring awareness to this oral health problem, which is affecting the [...]

Tomorrow’s Leaders Today: María de la Cruz Salinas Deanda

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By Robin Loving Tomorrow’s Leaders Today focuses monthly on outstanding local honors students who have earned university scholarships from Jóvenes Adelante which seeks to break the cycles of poverty into which the students have been born. This is the story of Maria de la Cruz Salinas Deanda, a mechanical engineering major with a specialty in [...]

Volunteer Efforts Result in Progress for Rural Education Institute

Rural Education institute itern Alexa Swaby, graduate  of the Humber College Development program, with Pablo

By Camie Fenton In a report to the community on May 10 at the Café del Sol in San Miguel de Allende, Sara Tylosky, president of the Rural Education Institute, known as “Rural Ed,” said that it’s been a dynamic winter and spring season with more progress anticipated to finish out 2016. Tylosky noted that [...]

Islam in Sweden


By David Johanssen The worsening conflict in Syria and Iraq is sending millions of refugees into Europe, testing the limits of Europe’s compassion. Sweden has garnered a reputation as one of the most generous countries when it comes to providing sanctuary to immigrants. On a per capita basis, Sweden welcomes the highest number of refugees [...]

The Utopian Town of Soria

By Magdalena Copado Soria has a really interesting history. It arose around an existing hacienda called El Molino (the mill) and later, with the establishment of textile mills, became known as Soria. How the name arose is under discussion, though it is said that the last of the owners, Eusebio González, originally came from Soria [...]

Surprising Gifts from Loss

Louise Green

By Jon Sievert The Rev. Louise Green talks about “Surprising Gifts from Loss” at this Sunday’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service. UU Service With Rev. Louise Green “Surprising Gifts from Loss” Sun, May 29, 10:30am La Posada do Aldea Ancha de San Antonio 15 Using a poem by Li-Young Lee, Rev. Green reflects on multi-layered history [...]

Foreign Life Insurance Policies—Could This Be Spicy Stuff?


Opinion By Orlando Gotay It seems perfectly logical that while living abroad one may purchase life, health, or accident insurance. Normally, these should bring peace of mind. Right? What about liability? Huh? Regrettably, that’s what some foreign insurance policies could bring, if one is not careful. There are a host of rules that apply when [...]

La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel Celebrates Five Years!


By Angela Lewis Serrano On May 22 we are celebrating five years of Pulga! Thank you for supporting and being part of La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel! La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel Sun, May 22, 12–4pm Salón los Pinos Salida a Querétaro 145 Free Besides the great variety of things you can find [...]

2do Encuentro de Bandas Emergentes


Por Marcela Brondo Música en vivo Colectivo Allende La Cultura y Movimiento Viceversa presenta “2do Encuentro de Bandas Emergentes, 2016” Vie, May 20, 4pm El Sindicato Recreo 4 Con el fin de estimular la creatividad musical y apoyar los talentos emergentes de nuestra localidad, Colectivo Allende La Cultura estará celebrando el 2do Encuentro de Bandas [...]

Nonprofit Resource Network News


By Robin Loving The Nonprofit Resource Network connects and informs nonprofits, benefactors, consultants, and volunteers. Send your news about these four important groups in San Miguel to by the end of the month and watch this space in the following month for the latest opportunities to strengthen our community! Benefactor News San Miguel Community [...]

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