The Good Place

Stumble into nearly any church in Mexico to escape the heat one day and notice the four triangular paintings in the dome.  Sometimes it depicts the four main authors of the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) and other times depicted the four cardinal virtues for moral living. The English word cardinal comes from the Latin word for hinge More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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New “San Miguel de Allende Secrets” Book Free

Celebrate your Independence in Mexico with the latest book in the best-selling San Miguel de Allende Secrets series with a free Kindle download Friday through Sunday.  Welcome to Town is More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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La Alborada: Celebrating our Namesake

The Saturday before the feast of St. Michael the Archangel La Alborada has been carried out for nearly 100 years, since 1924.  The long history involves our factory, railroad and nuns alongside stars, music More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Residents of Campeche express their rejection for the Maya Train project

People from Campeche whose homes are located near the railways have been told they need to be relocated, and they do ot agree with that government decision. The federal liaison for the Escárcega-Calkiní section More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Mexican gang castrate an alleged rapist using a pit bull

A furious gang caught a suspected rapist then tortured him by making a pit bull terrier eat his genitals. The man in his 30s was set upon after reportedly sexually assaulting a woman in Mexico City, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Mary the Mascot

During the war for Independence from Spain the insurgents from San Miguel chose the image of a Mexican Mary, Our Lady of Guadalupe (that Fr. Hidalgo plucked from the church in Atotonilco) to show More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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San Miguel: the undisputed top Romance Tourism destination in Mexico

San Miguel de Allende, in the state of Guanajuato is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico and recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, thanks to its vibrant cultural life, its beautiful architecture More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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The majestic vineyards of San Miguel de Allende

The scent of lavender invades my senses and fills me with a feeling of well-being. A world apart, the earthly paradise that is the Holy Trinity (Santìsima Trinidad) is one of the jewels of the coveted world-class More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Everything is ready for the San Miguel Fair 2019

San Miguel de Allende.- The cultural artistic program of the festivities of the municipality, ‘San Miguel de la gente 2019’, which includes presentations in the village theater, artistic exhibitions, video More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Baby Mary’s Birthday Party

Mary’s birthday is an interesting example of how history, culture and faith are living components of life in San Miguel determined by people, not the Church or government.  Also how the culture is decidedly More...