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Stricter Actions on Illegal Parking

Se retiran placas a un vehículo en Mesones

By Jesús Aguado The idea of placing parking meters in the Historic Center has been on the books since 2005. It is a proposal strongly supported by the Director of the Traffic Department, Samuel Mercadillo, and several companies have visited the local administration to offer the service. However, the final decision would be made by [...]

Maximum Construction Height: 8.5 Meters

Arial view of San Miguel, picture by Russell K. Henson

By Jesús Aguado The city council approved a reform to the Regulation of the Territorial Code of San Miguel de Allende to avoid future constructions higher than 8.5 meters from now on. Gonzalo González, Secretary of the City Council, commented that the modification of the regulation was fundamental and that was why civil organizations were [...]

Improvement of BJX in Progress

BJX Mejora Aeropuerto

By Jesús Aguado In March this year the expansion of the Bajío International Airport was announced. Currently it operates 9 flights per hour, and it is expected that after the expansion, 22 flights will be operated. Information provided by governor Miguel Márquez Márquez observes that in the tourism sector, Guanajuato received 65 million visitors in [...]

Haciendas, charros y jinetes de Antaño en Cañada de la Virgen

Miniatura

Por Jesús Aguado La exposición fotográfica de Romualdo García estará disponible en el sitio arqueológico a partir del miércoles 11 de mayo de 10am-4pm de martes a domingo. Las imágenes de García muestran los rostros y esencias de los hombres que hoy dan identidad al país; imágenes de charros mexicanos que durante el Porfiriato—cuando la [...]

Traveling the World in San Miguel

HERMANDAD 2016

By Jesús Aguado Celebration of the world returns to San Miguel with the 17th Encuentro Internacional de Convivencia y Hermandad Universal (International Congress of Coexistence and Universal Brotherhood). The encounter will feature plays, music, dances, and more at the Jardín Principal and the Teatro Ángela Peralta. It will take place from Friday, May 6, through [...]

Flor Acosta: The Image As a Way of Understanding the World

The character Nix, from the series of Super Flor

Personality of the month By Jade Arroyo “Originally from Cuévano, Guanajuato, born under the gaze of the summer sun, daughter of Hippocrates and Clytemnestra. Her life has been embroiled in inhospitable situations that have led her to take the character of heroine“(Excerpted from the Birth of Super Flor) Flor Acosta is a photographer, teacher, and [...]

Festival of the Seeds

Gina Acosta and Alex Groome

Smile, You Are in San Miguel   By Jade Arroyo Complementing Children’s Day on April 30, the Festival of the Seed took place for the fourth time. Juarez Park was the backdrop for this totally free event. In addition to the distribution of organic seeds, the celebration of ancestral knowledge was shared among those attending, [...]

Oh, Mother!

Tania Noriz y Fabián Fuentes Jr

By Jade Arroyo On May 10 we celebrate Mother’s Day in Mexico. The Atención staff wants to join the celebration and honor the most important women in our lives. Hugs to all our favorite kick-butt mothers! Five Objects of Desire Because having children is not an easy gig, it’s time to pamper Mom on her [...]

El Arca de Noé, The Other Story

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“The house is full of wonderful stories, but now it is our time for filling it with new ones.”—Roy Azar By Jesús Aguado “I made this house; I invented it,” proudly declared Isaac Cohen to the newspaper México al Día. A Jewish man who did not know how to write or read and didn’t even [...]

Say What You Feel with Ceremonial Tortillas

Tortillas de maíz negro

By Jesús Aguado Ceremonial tortillas are a characteristic of the rural communities established on the banks of the Laja River. Their colored stamps mean that there is a celebration. Currently, a group of tortilla makers is looking for a designation of origin for their product. In the rural community of La Huerta lives Humildad Damian, [...]

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