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Paola Guadalupe Santana

Paola Manzano

By Karla Ortiz The library’s commitments are not only to the outside community but also to all those who serve day-to-day in its departments. Administration is a somewhat hidden area of the library, but thanks to this department, the library keeps meeting its goals and continuing with its main objective—bringing education to the community. Paola [...]

New Exhibitions: Animism and Architecture of Virtue

Corte del listón

By Karla Ortiz On July 27, the Centro Cultural Bellas Artes presented two new exhibitions, noting that, for the second consecutive year, this heritage city has been named as the best city in the world to visit. They also suggested that that this type of exhibition is an example of the kinds of reasons why [...]

San Miguel and Housing and its Surroundings—Uncontrolled Development?

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By Jesús Aguado La Badesa, Artesanto I and II, Cumbres de San Miguel, La Luminaria, Aldaba, and La Serena are just some of the housing developments in progress in San Miguel de Allende right now. The developments approved by the 2012–2015 mayoral administration represent a total of 6,385 new homes. Those approved in the last [...]

A Call to Improve Mobility

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By Jesús Aguado On August 1, the City Council published an open call to hold forums in order to improve the Mobility Plan in San Miguel—which would include modern public transportation, more public parking lots, and possibly metered parking. As an Expat, How to Participate in Mobility Meetings? Secretary of the City Council Luis Manuel [...]

Foros para definir movilidad

Manuel Orozco, Secretario del Ayuntamiento

Por Jesús Aguado Ciudadanos contra el cobro por uso de la vía pública manifestaron en una rueda de prensa el pasado 23 de julio que el ayuntamiento ha ocultado información sobre el Plan de Movilidad, y por ello podrían reunir firmas para pedir no sólo la destitución del ayuntamiento, sino para que se extinga el [...]

Food from El Campo

Don Manuel and son Dante

By Jesús Aguado Puerta del Aire, El Águila, and Membrillo are just some of the communities founded south of the San Miguel de Allende, close to Jalpa. There, it is easy to see the corn growing as it was in the beginning, free of chemicals. Corn, beans, and pumpkins grow among endemic plants like nopales [...]

El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro: Music, Beverages, Death and History

CAMINO Historiadora Graciela Cruz

By Jesús Aguado History notes that even before the conquest of the land of current Mexico, natives had established well-traveled routes for trade. The conquerors took advantage of the paths for the same purpose after the fall of the great Tenochtitlan (1519). According to traditionalist Santiago González, the Spanish began expeditions in the territory aimed [...]

Concert at Foro San Miguel

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By Jesús Aguado Last year the Foro San Miguel acoustic shell was inaugurated with a concert by Mexican popular singer Lila Downs. This year, the local government will close the celebrations of the 47th anniversary of the foundation of the town of San Miguel of the Chichimecas (now San Miguel de Allende) on Friday, August [...]

Local Talent Travels to Northern Ireland

FC Strikers

By Karla Ortiz Last April, the FC STRIKERS SOUTH COAST football academy presented the media with its program of support for young people with soccer skills and the commitment they will have with each of the selected players. The boys who make up the FC STRIKERS team of San Miguel also made the commitment to [...]

Let’s Go to The Movies Together

GIFF Sara Hoch

By Jesús Aguado The Guanajuato International Film Festival is free, and it is for everyone. It takes place in public spaces where locals and visitors of all ages and social strata gather with a common purpose: to enjoy films and concerts and lectures. We invite you to enjoy, laugh, and experience a catharsis. It is [...]

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