Trump calls Washington Post, “Garbage Newspaper”

The article Trump refers to in his post on Twitter, is one that shows the US president asking Barr to hold a press conference claiming he has not broken any laws by calling the Ucranian leader and asking for him to investigate the opposing democrates. The Amazon Washington Post and three lowlife reporters, Matt Zapotosky, Josh Dawsey, and Carol Leonnig, More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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The 10 best countries to retire in 2019, according to expats

However, the options are narrowed somewhat each year by International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index. Using the experiences of every expatriate who has contributed to International Living More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Thirteen prehistoric shark teeth found in cenote, might prove that Mérida emerged from the sea

For some time now, many scientists have come up with a theory about Merida, Yucatán; this theory sustains that the capital of the state of Yucatán emerged from the sea (probably a couple of million years ago). And More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – THANKS GIVINGS FOR NATURE’S GIFTS IN THE YUCATAN AND PANAMA, PART 1 of 2

Every November my monthly column features birds and their roles in nature in appreciation for support of humans from serving as pollinators to scavengers. For 2019, photos illustrate birds and other wildlife in More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals made from 80,000 tons of recycled mobile phones

With the opening ceremony for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo exactly one year from Wednesday, the medals are one thing organizers won’t need to worry about finishing in time. The Tokyo More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
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Catrina: Mexico’s Lady of the Dead

All over Mexico, people can find curious skeleton figures of porcelain or ceramic, hand painted or covered in the Huichol style of colorful microbeads. “What are these?” I am often asked, and, “What More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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The Catholic roots of Halloween, the Vigil of All Saints’ Day (VIDEO)

In the modern world, and especially in English speaking countries, Halloween has become one of the most important holidays of the year, with millions of children and adults dressing up as their favourite heroes, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Feliz Día de Muertos!

You’re probably familiar with a lot of popular Day of the Dead imagery that shows up in late October — the face painting, the colorful paper flowers. But do you know the elements that make up a traditional More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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Down in Mexico, Day of the Dead mixes with Halloween

Midnight on Halloween night marks the beginning of Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, a day of remembrance in Mexico for the dearly departed. With the growing Hispanic influence in the U.S., More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Wife of former Veracruz governor detained in London, England

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The wife of jailed former Veracruz state Gov. Javier Duarte has been detained in London, Mexican authorities said Tuesday. A Mexican official who was not authorized to speak about the case More...