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The Mayoral Race Has Begun


By Jesus Aguado The official campaigns for the mid-term elections began on April 5 and will conclude on June 4. Three days later, on Sunday, June 7, from 8am to 6pm, voters will choose their mayor and local congressmen. For the first time in history, sanmiguelenses will have six options to choose from for their [...]

Santiago González, Movimiento Ciudadano

Santiago González, candidate of the party Movimiento Ciudadano

“I’ve come to organize a group of citizens to make change.” He was born in San Luis Potosí; however, he has lived for over 50 years in San Miguel. He is a lawyer and has served as a delegate to the National Migration Institute, delegate of the PROFECO (General Prosecutor for the Consumer), and as [...]

Ricardo Villarreal, PAN

PERFIL Ricardo Villarreal

“The thing that makes me want to be the next mayor of San Miguel is that I know how to do things. I have a clear diagnosis of what is happening and I know what to do.” Born and raised in San Miguel, he studied at the Free School of Law and founded the Mexican [...]

Martín Cacho, PRI, Partido Verde and Nueva Alianza

PERFIL Martín Cacho

“I’m young, I have the experience, I am a family man, and I like to work for the people.” Martín Cacho is the standard-bearer of these three parties. He began working at the age of 14 in the businesses of family and friends; however, in 2004 he began working formally in the water system. He [...]

Jesús Rangel, PRD

Jesús Rangel, candidate of the party PRD

“We want to help people in extreme poverty in communities and neighborhoods to form social equality and to avoid corruption.” He has been a sales manager for Volkswagen and Nissan and has taken courses in political science. He has worked as city councilor. He has twenty years in politics and has been a representative of [...]

Cristóbal Olvera, Partido Humanista

PERFIL Cristóbal Olvera, candidate of te party Humanista

“I’m not going to make other promises, but I promise to finish the three years of management. I’m not about politics, but management, and San Miguel needs a good manager.” Cristóbal Olvera was born in this city. He has a degree in business administration and has been working for 20 years in his crafts business [...]

Martin Stefanonni, Partido Encuentro Social

Martín Stefanonni

“My team has the ability, experience, and honesty to do something different for the society.” Martin Stefanonni is a lawyer and has a master’s degree in constitutional law from the UNAM and another master’s degree in constitutional law from the University of Barcelona, Spain. He was a federal and local congressman. He has also worked [...]

The candidates answered the Proust Questionnaire


By Jesús Aguado Name: Ricardo Villarreal García Birth date: Apr 4, 1981 Place of birth: San Miguel de Allende Occupation: Attorney Character: Persistence Which historical figure do you most identify with? Ignacio Allende I live in San Miguel de Allende because… since I was a child my family instilled in me the idea of loving [...]

Botellita de Jerez Soon in Concert

Botellita de Jerez

By Sandra Ríos On Saturday, April 18, El Sindicato will present the renowned and talented group Botellita de Jerez to mark the 20th anniversary of the cultural center. This Mexican rock band was formed in Mexico City in 1983, and they were the creators of “Guakarock.” They now have 10 albums to their credit, such [...]

A Night of Short Films and Readings

Director of Las Viudas de Amula, Pedro Allende and John Morrow

By Sandra Ríos On April 9, the Cultural Center El Sindicato, presented the short films Luvina and ¿No oyes ladrar a los perros? These works were created from the tales in the book Llano en Llamas by Juan Rulfo. A dramatized reading of Las Viudas de Amula was also given. This live reading was an [...]

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