OPINION: Mexico 2019: Feliz Año? With Closed Border?

Dr. Gary Mounce is a political scientist and researcher in Latin American studies based in the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas, he published the following article on riograndeguardian.com Trump now threatens to close the entire southern border! Can you imagine the millions that would cost to try to implement? AND the billions lost in trade and jobs? So, More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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New Arrivals on Netflix Mexico in December

December looks great on Netflix. The platform receives “Rome” the film by Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón that has already been placed amongst the favorites in the Oscar race and for the first time More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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How to maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle in Mexico

From experiencing delicious food and making the most of the beautiful outdoor locations, to enjoying the welcoming local culture, there are many ways to live a happy and healthy life as a new arrival in Mexico. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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Fifty year ago today, the first interracial kiss in TV appeared on Star Trek

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the kiss heard around the galaxy. Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction’s most enduring More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 30th, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – CURIOUS PIG? NO, A CURASSOW

Feather pattern of female Bare-faced Curassow GREAT CURASSOW, Crax rubra, Hocofaisán (Spanish), K’aambul BARE-FACED CURASSOW, Crax fasciolata A loud piercing whistle penetrates the air as two people meander More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Documentary film unveals the underwater world of the Yucatan Peninsula

On Thursday, November 29, at 7:30 pm, TV UNAM premiered a documentary that shows the underwater world hidden under the Yucatan Peninsula, the Great Mayan Aquifer. Narrated through the stories of explorers and scientists More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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“El Maquech” the living jewel of the Yucatan, a species unprotected by authorities

The Maquech, “living jewel” of Yucatan whose origin and use go back to a legend of love, remains as a hallmark of the State for its economic and cultural impact, despite being neglected by the state More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 24th, 2018
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The beheading of Pancho Villa… 92 years of mystery

“He invited him back to his room to show him something… It was the head of Pancho Villa” Early on February 6, 1926, a graveyard caretaker named Juan Amparan was patrolling the grounds of the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – THANKSGIVING FOR THE BEAUTY OF BIRDS  

November in the USA celebrates a holiday to give thanks. Nature gives us every day to celebrate its wonders. Here are a few examples of the beauty of birds, whether in the Yucatan or Costa Rica or similar species More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Mothers travel to US-Mexico border to gain perspective on migrant caravan

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (KGBT) – Moms from across America made their way down to the southern border to experience firsthand and get a mom’s eye view on where the migrant caravan might stop. Mothers came More...