Mayor of León announces 400 infrastructure projects


LEÓN, Gto. — “León’s government is going to invest more than $5,200 million pesos ($260 million USD) in 2017, in order to carry out at least 400 infrastructure urban projects that will help to improve strategic areas of this municipality and boost significantly its economy, such as its connectivity with other cities, a public lighting project More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Querétaro’s authorities deny permission to Uber

The Querétaro Institute of Transportation (Instituto Queretano del Transporte, IQT) didn’t give clearance to Uber Company to operate in the state as a digital platform to provide executive taxi services, said More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Guanajuato participates in the Red Cross Annual Collection 2017

SILAO, Guanajuato — The Governor of Guanajuato, Miguel Márquez Márquez, led the start of the annual Mexican Red Cross Collection 2017, with the goal of strengthening the humanitarian work carried out by More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Mexican photographer wins first place in international competition

Acknowledged as one of Mexico’s most important contemporary photographers, Pepe Soho was honored at the 2017 World Photographic Cup (WPC) in Yokohama, Japan, where he was awarded the gold medal for his picture More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

UK-based firm ranks Mexico as third most dangerous country

The consulting firm Verisk Maplecroft compiled a Crime Rate Index for calendar year 2016, and Mexico is ranked the third most dangerous country in the world.  The list was released in December 2016. Verisk Maplecroft More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Another journalist murdered in Mexico, third this month

Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach spent her final days documenting murders, the Los Angeles Times reported. She reported on the six people killed in a single night in her home state of Chihuahua, and on the assassination More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Mexico wants all its kids to speak English as well as Spanish in 20 years

MEXICO CITY — President Trump may want to wall off America’s southern neighbor, but Mexico is still happy to talk, writes Joshua Partlow in the Washington Post. With an eye to making its population more More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Guanajuato feels impact from growth of hotel industry

“For this year, Guanajuato has received important investments in the hospitality sector, with a significant economic impact of $1.7 billion pesos ($85 million USD)”, said Fernando Olivera Rocha, Guanajuato’s More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Mérida and Querétaro unite to promote tourism

Mérida and Querétaro are joining forces to boost the tourism sector in both cities, through offering new and traditional regional products and the most exclusive hotels of the southern region of México,. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Amazon looks to boost the textile, clothing, leather and footwear sector in Guanajuato

LEON, Guanajuato – Amazon, the largest virtual store worldwide, is already working on incorporating ten Guanajuato companies into its digital platform, in order to market their products through e-commerce in More...