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After December, Public Television Will Not Be the Same

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By Jesús Aguado The analogue switch-off in Guanajuato will start on December 11. The Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT) in Guanajuato informed that on the last day of this year, 100 percent of the families in extreme poverty will have their digital TVs. But what is public digital television? Televisoras Grupo Pacífico explains on [...]

The Splash Case: Confusion Remains

Fernando García, director del SAPASMA

By Jesús Aguado About the Splash waterpark and Veneros de San Miguel situation, there is still confusion. On one hand, the developers from Inmobiliaria RIACE Real Estate say that they have all the permits for constructing and opening the water park as well as for dividing and urbanizing Veneros. On the other hand, in the [...]

National HIV Testing Day

VIH Colectivo 41 booth doing free tests

By Jade Arroyo National Day of HIV testing is an opportunity to promote HIV testing and its benefits. It is held on the last Friday of November. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is spread through blood, semen, and breast milk. Although there is no actual cure for the infection, HIV can be controlled for many [...]

Open Your Heart to the Suetertón


By Jesús Aguado Emilia Vega, president of the DIF (Municipal Department for Family Development) is calling on citizens to support those most in need this winter. DIF is teaming up with the Suetertón project. Vega told Atención that DIF is teaming up with this initiative from journalists to collect winter wear. She invites Sanmiguelenses to [...]

Malcolm Harris: “Curator of Cool”

Malcom Harris

Personality of the month Interview by Karen Ocampo, translation by Jade Arroyo, Photos courtesy of Malcolm Harris-Perez Malcolm Harris-Perez is a New York-based creative consultant, cultural icon, and art lover. He is a brand ambassador and “curator of cool” for The Huffington Post. Malcolm’s first passion was fashion; that’s where his background is. He is [...]

Dialogue on Contemporary Art

Attendants and lectures mingle after the seminar

Smile, You Are in San Miguel By Jade Arroyo, photos by Jade Arroyo and Angel Miquel Talking about art in quantitative terms is difficult. Talking about the business of contemporary art and its borders usually means going into rough land. To shed light on the subject and contribute to creating a dialogue and a criteria,  [...]

Catar: Encounter with Dionysius, Natalia, and Susana

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By Jesús Aguado The third Catar festival event will take place in San Miguel de Allende, featuring wine tasting from national and international wine regions, food pairings, and concerts. Catar invites wine lovers to understand the magic of Dionysius as well as the beauty and culture of San Miguel and Guanajuato during three days from [...]

Who Watches Over San Miguel?


By Jesús Aguado On the road to Dr. Mora, a water park is under construction, as well as a development that will house up to 20,000 people. In February this year, when the city council approved the change of land use from agricultural to habitable, it also authorized the construction of the water park. When [...]

Mexican Revolution, Yesterday and Today

P JADE La importancia del Ferrocarril durante la Revolución, Archivo Cassadola

By Jade Arroyo “All of them fight over the chair//which brings lots of money//at the North Pancho Villa fights//and at the South Viva Zapata!” La Cucaracha, popular song The Mexican Revolution took place in turbulent times, when Mexican society was fragmented by social inequality. The rage and hunger of many was kept under the mask [...]

Tourism Plans: Where Are They Going?

Directora Desarrollo Económico y Turismmo Zonia Torres

By Jade Arroyo Tourism and Economic Development and the Council of Tourism are already headed in two different directions, which, nevertheless, work hand in hand. The director of Tourism and Economic Development, Zonia Torres, spoke generally to Atención about the path that these directions will take during the current administration. In San Miguel there is [...]

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