Freaky Friday the 13th superstitions from around the globe

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On the subject of luck, it is not Friday the 13th that is considered an unlucky day in Mexico but Tuesday the 13th (martes trece), unlike the U.S, and Canada where Friday 13th is the “bad luck” day par excellence. That means that you can never be simultaneously unlucky in all three North American countries. Hence, on days when it More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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New MID CityBeat website launches with Mexican pop star Aleks Syntek video interview

The Yucatan Time’s columnist Stephanie Carmon has just launched her new website www.midcitybeat.com which is a place to go to find out what is happening in Merida and who is making it happen. Here you will More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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TIME Magazine Powerful Cover: Welcome to America

It is of public knowledge, Donald Trump’s obsession with being Time’s ‘Person of the Year’. On Friday, November 25 2017 Trump proclaimed that he would probably be Time’s “Person More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Why be Loco?

There is a legendary history behind Dia de Locos (Day of the Crazies) involving the viceroy, birds and the gardeners of San Miguel.  Basically, a friar went to mass on St. Anthony’s day leaving his orchard unattended.  More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – HEAD DRESSES (WADING BIRDS PLUS ONE)

Spring somewhat lingers in the air as this breeding season ends at a wading bird rookery. Breeding plumage varies on the head from baldness to a few sprouts to a full fluffy tiara for our finer feathered friends. More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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OPINION: One nation, four presidential candidates and a world of uncertainty

Why on earth would one run for office if the chances of victory are slim to none? There are several reasons one might run for office despite near-certain defeat. For one thing, running for office is a way to promote More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
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Royal Wedding Tie in

If you want a photo piece that ties to the royal wedding today…… Forget Windsor. Every Saturday San Miguel hosts spectacular weddings filled with high fashion folks and none of those silly hats! Except More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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The Devil Didn’t Wear Prada

Stop into the Chapel of Good Health on Plaza Civica these days and meet the latest saint in vogue in San Miguel at a time where the saints are everything we celebrate.  There’s Pascual for cooking, Isidore for More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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San Miguel Centro architectural masterpiece features Zen Gardens

Architecture aficionados, beware—this design jewel proves beguiling from the entry door! Evoking the best of modern architecture from Mexico, the USA and Europe, the home grants a gracious—and obvious—nod More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Mérida’s Catrin Restaurant: Hip New Addition to Yucatan’s Culinary Boom

The newest addition to the growing culinary boom happening on Calle 47 between 56 and 52 in Mérida’s Centro is a hip new restaurant called Catrin. As you walk in, you are embraced by the true spirit of Mexico. More...