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A Queen to Build a Nation Ruled By Love

The offering

By Jesús Aguado Rockets will sound at the end of the night before the celebration of the only Virgin and Queen of Mexico, Guadalupe. They will later go off again in San Miguel de Allende before dawn on December 12. The fireworks announce the celebration of the second appearance of “la Morenita” (the little brown [...]

San Miguel as an Organic Destination

DESTINO ORGANICO

By Karla Ortiz On Tuesday, December 28, the first national congress San Miguel de Allende as organic destination 2017 was held. Participants included producers of vegetables, cheese, meat, artisanal bread, cosmetics, clothing, and some shops in the region, as well as those interested in conferences and students from local universities. The inauguration was attended by [...]

Different Faces of the City Entrances

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By Jesús Aguado The former train station offers a new façade to visitors who arrive in the city via the new road to Guanajuato. There is now an open public plaza, where street vendors are allowed to offer their products every weekend. These items go from clothing to food and plants. At the former lobby [...]

Celebrating Health, Life, and Dignity

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By Karla Ortiz In the framework of World Day in Response to HIV and International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Colectivo 41 has joined the ONUSIDA campaign, My Health, My Rights, which focuses on the right to health and explores the challenges faced by people around the world in exercising their rights. [...]

The Beauty of San Miguel in 30 Images

Daniela, Cintia y Karen

By Karla Ortiz On Wednesday, November 29, the photographic exhibition of the Mexican artist Uriel Santana opened in La Estación Square. In this exhibition, Latidos de mi Tierra, some well-known places in San Miguel de Allende are portrayed, capturing landscapes with scenery that causes us to remember their beauty as part of what makes San [...]

A Crown for Diversity

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By Jesús Aguado Flamboyant, glamorous, and for the entire family is how the organizers describe the contest to elect and crown the Gay Queen of San Miguel de Allende in its tenth year. The LGBT community was in the shadows ten years ago. As in other cities around San Miguel, this group has been coming [...]

Lomas de San Miguel Could be the Biggest and Most Populated Neighborhood in the City

Loma de picachos, proyecto sin concretar

By Jesús Aguado Lomas de San Miguel would be constructed over 50 hectares. It would be a project that would offer houses to those who can prove a 10-year-residence in town. The highest price, thanks to different subsidies, would be 100 thousand pesos. The project would feature 5,000 houses with basic services: water, electricity, drainage; [...]

Christmas Is Here

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By Jesús Aguado Christmas festivities in San Miguel de Allende officially begin with the lighting of the tree. The 15-meter-high structure was first placed on the esplanade of the Jardín Principal in 2003. Since then it has been lit every year and is now a symbol of Christmas, along with the Nativity Scene that is [...]

Parking Meters at 20 Pesos an Hour

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By Jesús Aguado Nonresidents who want to park their cars in the Historic Center will soon pay a fare of 20 pesos. Shuttle buses from the San Miguel de Allende’s main entrances to the central area cost be an additional 12 pesos (estimated). This project will release at least 1,300 parking spaces, according to local [...]

Qualifying Rounds for Children Narrators in Teatro Santa Ana

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By Karla Ortiz On Thursday, November 23, the Regional Qualifying Rounds of Child Narrators were held at the Teatro Santa Ana tby the Director of Cultural Promotion and the Biblioteca Pública. Seven contestants from the municipalities of Comonfort, San Luis de la Paz, and Dr. Mora stood out for their great acting, diction, and enthusiasm [...]

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