Jóvenes Adelante Names Angie Arguelles Executive Director

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The Board of Directors of Jóvenes Adelante is proud to announce that Angélica Argüelles García has agreed to step into the newly-created position of executive director. On behalf of the Board, President Robin Loving shared the news, saying, “Angie is a perfect fit for this position. We needed someone with strong administrative and leadership skills More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Being Back in High School

When I foray into the hinterlands for danzon presentations the van’s driver allows me to sit in the front passenger seat beside him.  I greatly appreciate this act as it provides the most leg room and, in exchange, More...

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and some of his Nets teammates greeting fans in Mexico City on Wednesday. The Nets played two regular-season games there last week. (Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/Associated Press)
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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NBA plans to have a minor league franchise in Mexico City

Mexico City – Before the first of two N.B.A. regular season games were played in Mexico City last week, league Commissioner Adam Silver said that the National Basketball Association intends to move quickly More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Gone A’Soldiering

Early one morning I had a unique opportunity to go caving in Picacho mountains that border town.  Because it was a cool morning the sky was lined with exhaust fumes from planes departing the recently opened airport.  More...

Overwheighted people walk during the World Summit against Obesity, in Mexico City, on August 20, 2009. A scientific exhibition of three days that consists of conferences, a medical program and several stands where the people will be able to carry out tests, seeks to create conscience on the obesity in Mexico, the second country most affected by the illness after the United States.AFP PHOTO/Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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According to The New York Times, NAFTA led to Mexico’s obesity problem

A new report claims the obesity problem in Mexico that has led to many of its people becoming overweight, thanks to poor diets, has roots in free trade. The New York Times published a detailed story on Monday that More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Making Homework Fun

Through high school and college I worked each summer at a local community center teaching kids sports, crafts and local history on weekly field trips.  I adored it because I’ve always liked kids.  Plus the job More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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AMLO vows more welfare, formalizes bid

According to Reuters, Mexican front-runner for next year’s election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, formalized his bid for the presidency on Tuesday December 12, and promised his government would spend on the More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Have a Holly, Jolly, Horsey Christmas!

For most of us in San Miguel the holiday season starts on the Feast of Guadalupe, December 12 th. Some prefer to think of St. Nicholas’ day, December sixth, as day to get the holiday ball rolling. For a handful More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Don’t miss the San Miguel Gala Dinner (December 15 at Hotel La Casona)

The Board of Directors and Executive Committee of CANACO SERVYTUR, extend a cordial invitation to participate in their first event  “GALA SAN MIGUEL”, which they have organized in conjunction with More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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For a cultured, urban retirement, it’s hard to beat Guanajuato (Huffpost)

For a cultured, urban retirement, it’s hard to beat Guanajuato, in Mexico’s Colonial Highlands. There’s more to do than you can ever manage…and the cost of doing it is low, low, low. I should know; I’ve More...