U.S. National Guardsmen sent to Mexico border

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The National Guard troops sent to the U.S. border with Mexico this weekend are a team of mostly planners who will decide how many additional members should be deployed, officials said. The Texas National Guard deployed 150 members to support the new border security mission announced by President Donald Trump earlier this week. Over the coming days, More...

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Via Crucis in Mexico (Photo: CNN)
By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Trump praises Mexico for breaking up Immigrant ‘Caravan’ allegedly heading for the U.S.

President Donald Trump is praising the Mexican government for breaking up a “caravan” of Central American migrants and avoiding “a giant scene” at the U.S. border. In a Thursday morning tweet, the president More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Oregon Governor tells Trump she refuses order to send National Guard Troops South

Governor Kate Brown said she will refuse any order from President Donald Trump to send Oregon’s guard troops down south to the US-Mexico border. Trump wants National Guard troops sent to the Mexican border as More...

Nasim Najafi Aghdam (Photo: CNN)
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Youtube shooter injures three people before killing herself

On Tuesday April 3, a woman armed with a 9-millimeter handgun entered the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, during lunchtime. She found a courtyard where employees were eating, and she began shooting, More...

anti G7
By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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OPINION: Rage against the G7

The San Miguel Times received a letter from antig7.org, and we are posting it verbatim: Montreal, April 2, 2018.- The next G7 summit is taking place this June 8-9, and will convene seven of the most powerful countries More...

Sunset at a Jabiru nest
By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – JABBA THE WHAT? NO, JABIRU, A STORK

When I first saw this almost all white stork in 2013 with Bev Scott about 8 KM from San Felipe near Rancho Santo Domingo, it fed in a freshwater wetland out of camera range. That didn’t stop me from taking a photo More...

Best Selling Book by 6 Top Teachers Presents Framework for How Schools Stay Relevant in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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How schools can stay relevant in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

What does the fourth industrial revolution and the extraordinary period of societal change mean for teachers and learning?  How can classrooms equip learners with the competencies, mindset and agency to shape their More...

medical tourism
By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 30th, 2018
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Where is healthcare better—the US and Canada, or in places like Mexico?

This article by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire and published in the prestigious website NextAvenue gives reasons why it’s better in certain areas of Latin America. In his Ajijic area office More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 30th, 2018
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SpaceX aced its launch, but the $6 million nose cone crashed near Baja, Mexico

SpaceX launched another rocket on Friday March 30, and fans waited with bated breath to find out that the company was not successful on landing the $6 million nose cone into a giant seaborne net. So news were not More...

Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer (archive)
By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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First Mexico, then the American taxpayers, and now the military?

While the press reported on March 27 that the president of the United States, Donald Trump, seeks to use Pentagon resources to finance the construction of the border wall, the White House said it continues to analyze More...