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Here Comes La Calaca!

Andrea Brooks

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado La Calaca (the skull) is a festival that emerged as part of the Day of the Dead celebrations three years ago. This year it returns more alive than ever. The festival will present a seven-meter-high “Death Pyramid” as well as a tribute to Mexican comedian Cantinflas. The festival will also [...]

Tierra Blanca, an Endangered Rural Community

Área recreativa cercana al río

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Yearly 1.2 people die in Tierra Blanca because of lung cancer. City councilor Osvaldo García noted that there was no budget during the current administration for social services in that rural community. Now, with the help of Mayor Mauricio Trejo, the Special Commission for Tierra Blanca has been formed to [...]

El Charco del Ingenio, a Natural Protected Area for the Community


By Antonio De Jesús Aguado El Charco del Ingenio was recently the site of a significant indigenous ceremony. Among the scents of incense and wild flowers, the captains of the Holy Cross from Ojo de Agua blessed the Charco del Ingenio and all those who were there to witness the reception of the official certification [...]

A new theater

San Miguel de Allende

By Sandra Ríos On Wednesday, October 15, San Miguel Theater Company opened a new theater space in Colonia Independencia. They debuted with the play Moonlight & Magnolias, a comedy by Ron Hutchinson that tells the story of legendary Hollywood producer David O. Selznick and his struggle to get a good script for Gone with Wind. [...]

A New Exhibit at the Toy Museum

Richard Schultz and Anado McLauchlin

By Sandra Ríos On October 10, the Museo del Juguete “La Esquina” opened a new exhibition with the winning pieces from the fourth contest for the popular Mexican toy. The toys are craftwork made ​​with materials such as wood, metal, clay, ceramic, fabric, or papier mâché that turns into yo-yos, cups and balls or carts [...]

Las momias de Guanajuato ¡están vivas!

MOMIAS Leyenda de las momias

Por Antonio De Jesús Aguado Las momias de Guanajuato han sido protagonistas de varias películas y después de 150 años vuelven con fuerza para promocionar el estado a través de “Las Leyendas de las Momias de Guanajuato” y además traen consigo una exposición audiovisual al Parque Guanajuato Bicentenario. En 1861, una epidemia de cólera atacó [...]

The World Of Bulls For a Good Cause Interview with rejoneador Gastón Santos

GASTON Gastón Santos 1

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Gastón Santos, the bullfighter (rejoneador) from San Luís Potosí and icon of the Fiesta Brava, not only brings his Lusitanian horses to San Miguel, but will also reinforce the cause and commitment of Feed the Hungry. Fiesta to celebrate Feed the Hungry San Miguel, 30th anniversary Sin Sangre Extravaganza with [...]

A Stamp from the UCD Does Not Make a Vehicle“Legal”

Portada Vehículos e importación

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado A presidential decree states that all vehicles circulating on federal roads must have insurance to guarantee payment for civil liability in case of accident. On the other hand, the UCD, an organization that starts the legalization processes for imported cars from the United States to Mexico, has registered almost 300 [...]

Cultural Turismo Fair 2014


By Sandra Ríos From October 22 to 24, the Cultural Tourism Fair 2014 will be held in San Miguel de Allende, organized by the Secretaría de Turismo de Guanajuato, The federal government, the Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, and the state government of Guanajuato, to show the cultural tourism Mexico offers. This [...]

Guanajuato’s Mummies are Alive

Leyenda de las momias

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado The mummies of Guanajauto have been the characters in several movies and, after almost 150 years, they have come back stronger than ever to promote the state through the movie La leyenda de las momias de Guanajuato (The Legend of the Mummies of Guanajuato). In addition, an audiovisual exhibition about [...]

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