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Before I arrived in San Miguel I had never heard of Divine Mercy, an image of Jesus promising anything can be forgiven and anything is possible.  Suffice to say the Jesus of my Catholic grade school (aptly named The Holy Name of Jesus) was a tad more foreboding and frightening. When you see blue and red ribbons on a lapel here in town that is reminding More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Rosarito, Baja California and San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato are officially sister cities

The municipality of San Miguel de Allende has a new twinning, this time with the municipality of Rosarito, in the state of Baja California. The mayor of San Miguel, Ricardo Villarreal, said that it was Rosarito More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Betse Davies Named Rotary Citizen of the Year

The hottest ‘ticket’ in town each year is a freebie, and one that will fuel your ambitions for the rest of the year. It’s Rotary Midday’s Farley W. Wheelwright Citizen of the Year Awards Ceremony, which More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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New Mobility Plan for San Miguel de Allende

One of the major problems that the city of San Miguel de Allende (recently named “Best City in the World” by Travel + Leisure), is the issue of urban mobility, parking spaces in the downtown area and More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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San Miguel de Allende and Santa Fe, New Mexico are now officially “Sister Cities”

 “We are looking forward to build bridges instead of walls, and that is why we want to consolidate the twinning that we are signing today with San Miguel de Allende, we want to promote cultural, business More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Jardín Principal: the heart of San Miguel

San Miguel de Allende is the ideal town to explore on foot, with two caveats. Cobblestone streets are lovely but challenging to walk on, and San Miguel is quite hilly, so expect some steep climbs. Wear comfortable More...

Mexican actors Joaquín Cosío, Gerardo Taracena and Erik Zavala with SMA mayor Ricardo Villarreal (Photo: Periodico Correo)
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Mexican filmmaker Alex Rodriguez shots short film in SMA

Mexican filmmaker Alex Rodriguez recently finished filming his short film ‘Esperando al gordo‘ (Waiting for the fat guy), in the city of San Miguel de Allende, with the participation of Mexican actors More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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2018 San Miguel Writers Conference: New Books! Real Books!

For five days you can peruse the largest English language bookstore in Mexico. Blink and it will be gone. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit a small, independent bookstore with 175 titles written by 90 different More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Writing workshop with Master Teacher Laura Davis: sign up now!

Master Teacher Laura Davis Will Be Offering Her First — and Only — Intensive Writing Workshop in San Miguel. For years, Laura has been one of the most popular teachers at the San Miguel Writer’s Conference More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Is it Cheaper to Live in Mexico? Expat Survey Says ‘Yes’

What is the true cost of living in Mexico? While it can vary considerably depending on location and lifestyle choices, the vast majority of expatriates contacted for a new survey agreed that it is lower than in More...