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Tourism Observatories group meets in San Miguel

Ricardo Garrido, Victor Chalé Gongora, Fernando Olivera, Maria José Garrido, Luigi Cabrini

By Sandra Ríos   For three days, San Miguel was the host of the Second National and International Meeting of Tourism Observatories, Guanajuato 2014, whose main objective was to stimulate the efforts of the major actors in the tourism sector in research and measurement, to create strategies to strengthen the economic development across tourism and [...]

Improved seed distributed in el campo

Beneficiario

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Seasonal farmers can harvest up to 500 kilos of beans if they know how to take advantage of the rainfall and use improved seed. Although the National Water Commission had predicted that in 2014 the rainy season would start on May 15, it started almost a month later, at least [...]

The improfighters have arrived

Equipo azul y comodín

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado The first performance of the Improfighters, according to the spectators, was “great,” and they will continue to perform here. Christian Zaid, who has been involved in theater as an actor and a director, said that improvisation theater emerged in Quebec around 1977, when a group of men were watching a [...]

Ferretería Don Pedro continues a community tradition

Oliver, Christian, Gisela y Don Pedro Mayer

By Sandra Ríos On June 21, Ferretería Don Pedro commemorated its 35th anniversary. Every year, this company organizes a party for all the electricians and plumbers in the city—who are their main clients. This year, the party was held in a building located on Salida a Celaya that will soon become their new store location. [...]

Grand reopening of Teatro Santa Ana

P Teatro Santa Ana

By La Biblioteca and Atención Staff A fter a brief closure, San Miguel’s beloved community theater, Teatro Santa Ana at La Biblioteca, has reopened with a brand new look and new creative direction. During the month of May, the stage and film theater was renovated to better accommodate performances and to dramatically improve the audience [...]

Culture of prevention

Cultura de prevención

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado The local administration’s newly-launched pilot program on the culture of prevention aims to keep the community free from crime. The Director of the Public Security Department, Gabriel Arturo Yáñez Saldaña, advised that the idea for this project was presented by a sanmiguelense woman who is interested in security matters in [...]

Soccer without frontiers

Casa Esperanza

By Sandra Ríos In a move to encourage children to participate in sports, DIF (System for Integral Family Development) has organized a soccer game between the boys from Casa Esperanza and the boys from St. Albans School, Washington, D.C. This initiative, called “Chutando por la vida” (Shooting for life), motivates children to exercise, share and [...]

Young musicians from Leon support the children of San Miguel

Orquesta Centro Fox

By Jesús Ibarra On Saturday, July 5, at 7pm, the first concert in San Miguel by the Symphony Orchestra and Choir of Children and Youth of Centro Fox will take place at the Church of San Francisco as a fundraiser event for La Biblioteca. This orchestra and choir are directed by Silvia Alba Roa, who [...]

Under the spell of the hammer

Rosas plateadas

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado At the workshop of Zachary Ennis, there is a wide visual vocabulary when he works with fire and iron, forging and creating pieces that his customers have only seen in their dreams. Ennis is a 27-year-old American from Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. He studied journalism but later realized that he wanted [...]

Sixth anniversary as a World Heritage Site

Demetrio Billbatua

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado More than fifty dancers, poets, musicians, bakers, film makers and public servants will participate in the Second National Conference of World Heritage starting July 3. On July 7, 2008, San Miguel de Allende and the Shrine of Jesus the Nazarene of Atotonilco were appointed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. [...]

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