“El Padre” died ambushed by criminal group in San Miguel de Allende

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SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Gto – On the early morning hours of Sunday May 21, one person died and three other resulted injured during a gunfire attack close to “La Conspiración” boulevard, in the municipality of San Miguel de Allende, reported the State’s Attorney General’s Office (PGJE). According to the San Miguel’s Ministry of Public More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Mixing Faith and Politics

As a child, I gamboled off each morning 10 blocks (yes, even in the snow!) to the local public grade school to play in their gym until the public school system bus arrived to schlep us off to the Holy Name of Jesus More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Volaris announces new direct route between Chicago and Querétaro

On May 19,, Volaris started a new route between Chicago Midway International Airport and Queretaro Intercontinental Airport with twice-weekly service. This is the Mexico-based ultra-low-cost carrier’s first More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Former Javier Duarte’s spokeswoman apprehended in Veracruz

The former Social Communication Coordinator during Javier Duarte’s government, Gina Dominguez Colío, was apprehended last Saturday night by elements of the Ministerial police, reported “El Universal”. According More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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AWOL Saints

Back in 1960 there was a priest assigned to the Chapel of Good Health on Plaza Civica who felt the image of Mary of Three Hail Marys (the prayer) wasn’t getting enough attention here in San Miguel.  Mary of Three More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Mexico opposition leaders eye possible election tie-up in 2018

According to Reuters, the leaders of two of Mexico’s main opposition parties on Saturday floated the possibility of joining forces in the 2018 presidential elections to defeat the ruling Institutional Revolutionary More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Gunmen rob busload of federal police officers in Mexico

According to ABC News, authorities in Mexico say gunmen have assaulted and robbed a bus full of federal police. The National Security Commission reports that the bus was carrying 29 unarmed officers dressed in civilian More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Expats’ cost of living: expectations and reality

Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire describes how (or even if) expats living in places like Mexico could achieve a lower cost of living. A study of expats primarily in Central America, “Expats: More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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The Jesuit Trifecta

The Jesuits arrived in New Spain (Mexico’s then name) in 1572 as a triple threat.  Their work in education was unparalleled allowing sons of Spanish and Creole families to be thoroughly educated close to home.  More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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U.S. border agency says it has picked finalists to design wall

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. federal government said last week that it has settled on finalists to design President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, but it won’t identify them. U.S. Customs and More...