Ready, Set, St. Mike

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Sunday was the rehearsal for the upcoming festivities of St. Michael’s feast day coming up in late September.  The procession was long and fascinating, laced with symbolism including the dead, Jesus’ crucifixion buddy and a master of ceremonies not long for this world. Starting at the neighborhood of Las Cuevitas (the caves) behind the bus station, More...

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Irish man shot dead in Michoacán car-jacking

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