Amnesty International says Facebook and Google surveillance poses threat to Human Rights

Facebook and Google are time-and-time again labeled as surveillance powerhouses. They are often called out for having too much information on its users. Well, well-known human rights non-profit Amnesty International recently published a report calling out both Google and Facebook for their surveillance-based business models. It slams these two More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Google’s Tour Builder Is a Great New Way to Make Your Friends Hate You

Google is testing out a new way for you to show your friends exactly where you’ve been or where you want to go. Yesterday, the company made new Google Earth tools public so that users can create their own More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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Mexican muralists to take over NYC in 2020

Opening at the Whitney in February 2020: An unprecedented gathering of nearly 200 works by sixty American and Mexican artists testifies to the transformative impact of Mexican artists on their American contemporaries. More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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AMLO’s approval falls ten percent due to gang violence

Support for Mexico’s president has fallen some ten percentage points during a surge in gang-related violence, a poll showed on Friday, just as the U.S. ambassador voiced concern about “parallel government” More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Everything you need to know about the “Aguinaldo” payment

One of the multiple benefits of living in Mexico is that services are much less expensive than in the US or Canada, meaning that many people who have settled in this country, can afford to employ a cleaning person, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Dem Bones, Dem Bones: Reviewing the Dead

Day of the Dead in San Miguel has transformed in recent years and this year’s results add to the ever-changing face of foreign tourism in town. Five years ago when I expanded my tours from just doing fundraising More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Galloping through Neutla

Until recently all I knew about nearby Neutla was my students in neighboring Escobedo often brought me honey on the hive from there during my dance classes.  Being raised in Hershey, PA I take my sweets seriously, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Name That Toone Turkey Tour

Start being thankful by learning how we celebrate thankfulness here in San Miguel de Allende (SMA).  Plus why we do all sorts of things including having so many free concerts Thanksgiving week (hint – there’s More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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10 Quick Tips to Help Students Find Their First Job

Young students often want to be financially independent and start their career path as soon as possible. In many ways, this is the right point of view. While others are busy surfing social media, pulling all-nighters More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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The historical figure of “La Malinche” a character shrouded in myth

Malinche’s story can be interpreted in different ways. She has been known as the mother of Mexico, and even Mexico’s Eve (the son she had with Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés was likely More...