Canadian reporter publishes eye-opening article about the situation in Playa del Carmen (VIDEO)

Are Canadian tourists in the Mayan Riviera at risk of getting caught in cartel cross fire? Investigative reporter Avery Haines gets rare access to a Mexican drug boss, for a far-reaching and disturbing interview that airs as part of her W5 documentary, “The Narco Riviera” (watch below). “Manuel” agreed to meet with W5 to More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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‘They Treat Us Like a Conquered People’ (American citizen from South Texas)

Ray Anzaldua never crossed the border. The border crossed him. His family has been living in what is today South Texas since 1750, decades before the United States of America was even established. Ever since, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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AMLO´s limitations exposed as Trump threatens to shut down border

President Trump’s threat to shut the U.S. border if Mexico does not halt all illegal immigration has exposed the limitations of the new Mexican government’s strategy of trying to appease the U.S. president More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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Meet the Seattle family of four that work, travel and live out of backpacks

Astrid Vinje and Clint Bush have embarked on a three-year journey around the world in an effort to give their kids a global education and a unique perspective on life. For Astrid Vinje and Clint Bush, a vacation More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – NOT A TOAD THAT CATCHES FLIES: COMMON TODY-FLYCATCHER

Tiny male Common Tody-Flycatcher COMMON TODY-FLYCATCHER: Todirostrum cinereum, Mosquerito Espatulilla Comun (Spanish) Have you ever misremembered something? You recall a word and take it out of context? Or More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, March 31st, 2019
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Rolling Stones’ tour delayed as Mick Jagger seeks medical treatment

The Rolling Stones have announced the postponement of their upcoming North American tour. The venerable British rockers will not be embarking on a 17-gig tour, scheduled to start on April 20 in Miami Gardens, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, March 31st, 2019
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GM removes made-in-Mexico Chevy Blazer from Comerica Park display after controversy

In a discreet move Saturday, General Motors quietly lowered its new 2019 red Chevrolet Blazer SUV down from its perch above centerfield at Comerica Park and replaced it with an American-made Chevrolet More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, March 31st, 2019
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Fox News reports: “Trump cuts US aid to three Mexican countries”

MEXICO, March 31, 2019.- Apparently, for American Television network Fox News, all the countries below the southern border of the United States are Mexico (that’s how good their staff is at world Geography). At More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 30th, 2019
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“You bring one person in, and you end up with 32 people…” (Trump on immigration)

Santa Maria, California – “You bring one person in, and you end up with 32 people.” With these words, Donald Trump condemned as “chain migration” the branch of American immigration More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 29th, 2019
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Trump threatens to shut border with Mexico next week

President Trump Friday threatened to close the U.S. border with Mexico within a week, in a series of tweets in which he again expressed his frustration with what he called “weak immigration laws.” The More...