Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military will extend a mission to support security along the U.S. border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the Pentagon said in a statement. There are about 2,350 More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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San Miguel de Allende: First two weeks as “American Capital of Culture”

“The municipality of San Miguel de Allende, in the state of Guanajuato, is today the American Capital of Culture, and will be until Dec. 31st,  2019”, reported on Jan 1st, the International Bureau of More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Happy birthday Martin Luther King!

This January 15 marks the birthday of the man who led one of the most important civil rights movement in the United States and the world: Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King 2019 is a federal holiday in More...

FILE PHOTO: Julian Castro, former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, speaks at the Netroots Nation annual conference for political progressives in New Orleans (REUTERS)
By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Latino democrat Julian Castro launches 2020 U.S. presidential bid

SAN ANTONIO, Texas/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Texas Democrat Julian Castro, a former San Antonio mayor and top U.S. housing official, formally launched his White House bid on Saturday, entering as a dark horse More...

The fertility rate in the United States has hit a 30-year low (Photo: Daily Mail)
By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Americans Not Having Enough Offspring To Sustain Population

UNITED STATES (CDC).- The fertility rate in the United States has hit a 30-year low, and caucausian Americans are not having enough babies to replace themselves, according to a new report from the federal government. A More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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Marijuana-based candy and other treats coming to Mexico drugstores soon

According to Banderas News, marijuana-based products will reach the Mexican market this year, with the first batch of CBD “gummies” arriving on shelves by the end of this month. CBD, or cannabidiol, More...

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The current record holder for largest statue of Jesus Christ in the world is the Cristo de la Concordia in Cochabamba, Bolivia
By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Mexico plans to erect world’s tallest statue of Jesus Christ

What will be the world’s tallest statue of Jesus Christ is set to start construction in Mexico early this year. The project will dwarf the current record holder — the Cristo de la Concordia, in Bolivia, which More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Secretary Pompeo Talks with Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaidó

January 10, 2019.- The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Pompeo spoke by phone today with Juan Guaidó and congratulated Mr. Guaidó on his recent swearing-in as Venezuela’s More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Canada will welcome one million immigrants in the next two years

In its Annual Report on Immigration 2018 presented at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on December 3, 2018, Canada’s minister of immigration, Ahmed Hussen, revealed plans to admit up to 1,080,000 new permanent More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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The United States condemns Maduro’s illegitimate usurpation of power in Venezuela

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO January 10, 2019 Actions Against Venezuela’s Corrupt Regime The United States condemns Maduro’s illegitimate usurpation of power More...