Pedro Infante… 62 years of a legend

On a day like today, 62 years ago -April 15, 1957- one of the most loved and revered icons in Mexican popular culture died in Mérida, Yucatán. Pedro Infante was born on November 18, 1917 in Mazatlán, Sinaloa. 62 years after his death, he is still an idol and the Yucatecans remember him every year with a tribute at the corner of the “Socorrito” More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, April 7th, 2019
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“Semana Santa” and Easter events in San Miguel

Friday April 12 th 5pm Children’s Stations of the Cross San Antonio Follow the story of Crucifixion with children playing all the parts as they go through San Antonio on Friday April 12 th starting at 5PM from More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – NOT A TOAD THAT CATCHES FLIES: COMMON TODY-FLYCATCHER

Tiny male Common Tody-Flycatcher COMMON TODY-FLYCATCHER: Todirostrum cinereum, Mosquerito Espatulilla Comun (Spanish) Have you ever misremembered something? You recall a word and take it out of context? Or More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Getting to Know A Property Management Estate Agency

Since time immemorial, the home has always been the most important part of a person’s growth and development. This is where we learn our first words and make the first steps. The home is also where we understand More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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A Murderer called “Ché” -EDITORIAL-

In a letter to his father Ché Guevara wrote: “I have to confess to you, dad, that at that moment I discovered that I really like to kill.” Mexico´s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – DOUBLE TAKES: WHIMSICAL PHOTOS

“A Mouth Full?” Great Blue Heron chicks at nest A Mouth Full? “American Gothic” Wood Stork pair at nest American Gothic “Rosacea” Cattle Egret with Roseate Spoonbill wings Rosacea “Double More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Did St. Veronica Start Anti-Semitism?

Following today’s tour a fellow redhead accosted me to ask questions about the church next to the Parroquia while we were in front of it.  I thought it odd as I didn’t recall her being on the tour and More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, February 25th, 2019
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Learn conversational Spanish up to 50% faster

After spending three years struggling to learn Spanish conversation, Matthew Brady, a retired architect living in Mexico, discovered a simple technique that dramatically improved his ability to understand More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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Dyslexia: A hidden disability that could be treated with the help of Artificial Intelligence

Dyslexia is caused by a different wiring of our brains. While it has no relationship to intelligence (Thomas Edison, Steven Spielberg, Pablo Picasso, Albert Einstein and Charles Schwab were all dyslexic), it can More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Mexico to close infamous “Islas Marías” island penal colony

(AP) — Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie “Papillon.” President More...