San Miguel Municipal Police acquires two high speed cars

San Miguel de Allende, Gto.- The Municipal Police recently acquired two Ford Mustang vehicles adapted as patrol cars to strengthen the security strategy against high-impact crimes in the area. The sports units will begin to roll as of next week, driven by agents specially trained in the handling of high-speed car chases. The Municipal Presidency More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 13th, 2020

La Aurora was once San Miguel’s most important industrial operations center

The La Aurora textile factory was one of San Miguel de Allende’s most important industrial operations from its opening in 1902 to its closure in 1991. In 2004, it was reinaugurated in its current form as something More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Come to San Miguel and see for yourself…

Just for a weekend or a long vacation, at any time of the year, San Miguel de Allende, in Guanajuato, awaits its visitors to fall in love with one of the best cities in the world. San Miguel de Allende, nestled More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Is San Miguel de Allende Mexico’s Cultural Capital par excellence?

No one I spoke to in San Miguel de Allende knew it had been chosen as 2019’s Cultural Capital of the Americas. Even the tourist office seemed non-plussed. ‘No we don’t have any extra events or activities More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Happy New Year San Miguel de Allende!

San Miguel de Allende is one of the most charming cities in the state of Guanajuato. Thousands of people, having learned about its many attractive and suggestive surroundings, have already made San Miguel de Allende More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Bringing in the New Year San Miguel Style

Bring in the new year enjoying San Miguel’s unique mixing of the indigenous and Spanish roots in today’s holiday celebrations on December 31st at 9:30am.  Led by Joseph Toone, author of the best-selling book More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

SMA your favorite “away from home” Christmas holiday destination

Don’t we all have our favorite “away from home” Christmas and holiday stories? Here are some precious memories of mine in Mexico, plus a few enticing travel ideas for your holiday season. No, it’s not too More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Fight or flee

So I’ve been reading Sr. Wendy books on art lately and came across a cool painting of Joseph and Mary’s trip into Egypt to escape King Herod’s murderous rampage of all the boys under two.  More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Christmas is coming to San Miguel!

If you typically use vacation days to visit friends and family for Christmas and New Year’s, you may be craving a real vacation. While spending the holidays with the ones you love is essential, alternate More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, December 21st, 2019

The Colonial Era of San Miguel had many unique Christmas traditions.

Posadas were introduced by the Franciscans in San Miguel Viejo featuring images of Mary and Joseph that traveled to nine homes of wealthy Spanish nine days leading up to Christmas.  The ultimate day, statues were More...