Amb. Jacobson focuses on human rights and economic development in Oaxaca


The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City issued this news release on March 22, 2017:  –  U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson visited the state of Oaxaca as part of her commitment to enhance the bilateral relationship and to get to know various parts of the country.  During her visit, she met with Governor Alejandro Murat and discussed economic development, More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Synthetic materials’ microfibers in athletic wear are killing our oceans

Comfortable clothes are emerging as a source of plastic that’s increasingly ending up in the oceans and potentially contaminating seafood, according to Gulf Coast researchers launching a two-year study of microscopic More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Ashland students will visit Guanajuato for the Sister City’s summer festivities

According to, Two Ashland High School juniors will travel in June to Guanajuato, Mexico, as official city of Ashland participants in the Sister City’s summer festivities. The 17-year-old students, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 20th, 2017

“International Dental Federation Congress” took place in San Miguel de Allende

During three days, the Americas Dental Congress took place in San Miguel de Allende for the first time, gathering 15 International Dental Federation members, specialists and professionals. On this occasion the municipality More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Americans, Russians and Asians: Language learning and taking in cultural nuances

The question all my students have in common. “Stephanie, what are the Americans really like? What are the Russians like? What about the Koreans?” As a language professional, I have had the privilege and a bit More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Expect stepped-up border searches if you’re driving to Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have ramped up outbound searches of vehicles entering Mexico, looking for smuggled cash, ammunition, firearms, and other contraband, Phoenix New Times reported. Outbound searches More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

The doctor said: “you have 18 months left to live”

A patient given 18 months to live has been left with no trace of cancer after being one of the first in the world to test a new wonder drug. Bob Berry is one of just three people to take part in the trial at the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 17th, 2017

In 1846, the Irish fought for Mexico in the name of St. Patrick

Most American know today is St. Patrick’s Day. But some might also share Mexico’s celebration, honoring a few Irish immigrants who deserted the U.S. Army in 1846 and instead fought for Mexico under Gen. Antonio More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

‘El Chapo’ complains of being cold and lonely in Brooklyn jail cell

Joaquin “El Chapo” (Shorty) Guzman, the world’s most notorious drug kingpin, is chilly and lonely inside his Brooklyn jail cell, according to his attorneys. The infamous head of the Sinaloa cartel More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

2 U.S. federal judges find new Trump travel ban discriminatory

Rejecting arguments from the government that President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was substantially different from the first one, judges in Hawaii and Maryland blocked the executive order from taking More...