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Campaigning with… J. Isabel Ramírez

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Campaigning with… How do the mayoral candidates travel the city? Who accompanies them? What gifts do they give out to people? What do they get in return? To answer these sorts of questions, our reporter, Jesus Aguado, rode along with the candidates as they made their campaign stops to talk to people in dozens of [...]

Ali Zerriffi, New President of the Public Library

CENTRALES Alí Zerriffi

By Karla Ortiz As the new president of the Board of Directors of the Public Library, Ali Zerriffi proposes a more creative and playful space for the children and young people of the city. Ali has been president twice, vice president twice, and interim president once, and although he would have liked someone else to [...]

San Miguel Gets Crazy!

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By Jesús Aguado This June 17 will be a crazy Sunday. Literally. Every year in June, San Miguel de Allende hosts the Los Locos Parade, in which 15,000 people cover the streets of the city with color, music, and entertainment, dressed as superheroes, princesses, mythological creatures, fairies, and characters from fantasy and fictional movies. On [...]

Heroínas Insurgentes: Working Behind Closed Doors

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By Jesús Aguado In this story there is one certainty: the 2012–2018 cohort of students enrolled in the Escuela Primaria Estatal #4 Heroínas Insurgentes School—formerly located at Recreo 46 until the site was closed down for safety concerns—will finish their primary education at their current location, a site once occupied by a Supermercados Gigante supermarket in [...]

El Vergel Celebrates Second Anniversary

Camila Aranda, Atziri Hernández y Sofía Patlán

By Karla Ortiz On the outskirts of the city, the Vergel Bistro & Market is a restaurant that has thrived despite its out-of-the-way location on Camino la Alborada 17. But that also means that when you go down their unassuming country road that you are also away from the noise, the traffic, and all the [...]

Campaigning with…Luis Alberto Villarreal, PAN

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Campaigning with… How do the mayoral candidates travel the city? Who accompanies them? What gifts do they give out to people? What do they get in return? To answer these sorts of questions, our reporter, Jesus Aguado rode along with the candidates as they made their campaign stops to talk to people in dozens of [...]

Campaigning with…Héctor Robles—PRD.

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By Jesús Aguado “The San Miguel mayor makes 120,000 pesos a month. My commitment is to reduce that salary to 25,000 pesos a month.” This is just one of Héctor Robles’s promises in his campaign for mayor of San Miguel. On Friday, May 25, I arrived at Fraccionamiento Insurgentes to interview Robles, who had already [...]

Los Locos Are Coming!

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By Jesús Aguado Los Locos are people who each year in June get dressed as superheroes, monsters, fairies, politicians, and even Barbie dolls in order to parade through town before onlookers who gather on the streets to shout for “candies, candies!” There is something magic behind this tradition—which takes place this year on Sunday, Jun [...]

Mayoral Candidate Mario Hernández: Campaign Proposals

Mario Hernández, SOMOS

By Jesús Aguado Independent candidate for Mayor Mario Hernández, who is running with the organization SOMOS, talked with Atención about his campaign proposals. He highlighted the need for better public transportation, better public spaces, and a full commitment to the rational use of water. Public Works Hernández proposes the construction of a bypass to connect [...]

Mayoral Candidate Ángel Arriaga: Campaign Proposals

PROPUESTAS Ángel Arriaga Cerritos

By Jesús Aguado Mayoral candidate Arriaga was born and raised in the campo, so he intimately knows not only how to work the land but also the dire need rural communities have for roads, potable water, electricity, sewage treatment, and housing. Arriaga’s campaign platform is based on a program of social development. In a recent [...]

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