Sweden is guest of honor to the Guanajuato European Film Festival: GUCE

Montserrat Alejandri with the Cine Club team. (Photo: Fabiola Manzano / Especiales).

Guanajuato European Film Festival (Guanajuato Cine Europeo: GUCE) is pleased to announce Sweden as guest of honor during its 7th edition, that will include a homage to filmmaker, scriptwriter, artistic director and actor Jaime Chávarri from Spain. From August 28 to September 7, a total of 104 films will be screened, which will be exhibited in a total More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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2018 SMWC WRITING CONTEST: “To be or not be a San Miguel Writer”

Do you write poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction, or Spanish language short stories?  Well, now is the time to polish your piece and submit it to us. This year we will be selecting one winner from each category More...

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Helping Locals Bootstrap into Independence

In these times of political, social and economic turbulence — and with a new relationship between the new governments in Mexico and the US — an important nonprofit organization here is putting hands More...

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Two foreign supported charities join forces to help sick and disabled Mexican children

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Minister of Education Aurelio Nuño calls astronomer Julieta Fierro an “astrologer”

Astronomy is the study of the universe and its contents outside of Earth’s atmosphere. Astronomers examine the positions, motions, and properties of celestial objects. Astronomy is a science that studies More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2018 SAN MIGUEL WRITERS’ CONFERENCE

We’re excited to announce registration for the 2018 San Miguel Writers’ Conference (Feb 14-18) is Now Open! This year we are offering a limited amount of Early Bard specials (40 of each package type) for a More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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12 Sections of Rio Laja Trails, walking and biking trails

Rio Laja Trail is a walking and biking trail following the banks of the Rio Laja in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, from the Presa Ignacio Allende to approximately Dolores Hidalgo; spanning 32.43 miles. The trail More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Silent Film Star In Guanajuato

Several years ago I stumbled upon a book called “Whatever Happened to Baby Peggy?”   It was a very intriguing autobiography by a child star of the silent era who was the precursor for Depression Era Shirley More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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18 murders were registered in the state of Guanajuato last weekend

During the weekend of August 18-21, 18 murders were registered in the state of Guanajuato and 14 more in the northern state of Chihuahua. As we know the drug cartels that operate in Guanajuato are: Jalisco Nueva More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Illegal exotic animals for sale in Guanajuato via Facebook

Exotic species such as Bears, Elephants, Giraffes, Capuchin Monkeys, Lions, White Tigers, Raccoons, Eagles, Owls, Foxes and even Black Jaguars are some of the animals offered for sale by the Rep Style Leon store, More...