Mexico could soon become the largest legal Marijuana market in the world

When a crew of cannabis activists reached the Mexican Senate here in Mexico City in February 2020, shovels in hand, they started digging up the yellow-tipped bushes near the security check, then the knee-high grass that surrounds the plaza. They planted skinny cannabis stalks, and smokers dropped their own cannabis seeds into a glass jar, each one More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Mexican migrants sent home a record $40 billion in 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Money sent home by Mexican migrants rose 11.4% in 2020 to a new high despite the coronavirus pandemic, Mexico’s central bank reported Tuesday. BBVA bank said in an analysis report that More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Tech “Big Boys” declare support for President Biden

Apple, Google, and Twitter have publicly announced their support for Biden’s move to reform immigration and give non-citizens a chance to get American citizenship. Biden signed 17 executive orders on January More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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Strange Bedfellows: Climate Disaster and the Financial Sector

Following decades of activism, shifts in shareholder preference, and developments within sustainable energy, big banks are finally ditching the fossil fuel industry. However, systemic issues within the financial More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Despite Covid, remittances to Mexico reached record levels in 2020

Many experts expected remittances to Mexico to plummet in 2020, as businesses and workers faced economic hardship brought on by the pandemic. Instead, Mexicans living abroad sent home record amounts of money last More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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San Miguel Aims to Regain Business Market

San Miguel de Allende is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, combining the best of both history and cosmopolitan life. It’s been Conde Nast’s most beautiful More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, December 19th, 2020
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Why the Stock Market Rallied In 2020

On the surface, it would seem as though the stock market should be suffering. COVID-19 has led to high unemployment and reduced consumer spending, which in turn leads to lower GDP (Gross Domestic Product). The situation More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Mexican Lawmakers Want to Hike Minimum Wage 15%

Mexico City – Mexico’s Senate on Thursday, Dec. 10th, approved a proposal to keep minimum wage increases above inflation, just as the president pitched another sizeable hike next year, part of his More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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AKRON seeks to expand its network of distributors in Mexico

The leading company in lubricants, greases, and additives invites entrepreneurs and investors to join its network of distributors In order for entrepreneurs and investors to have better opportunities, AKRON, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 9th, 2020
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1.3 billion pesos have been invested for the economic reactivation of SMA

San Miguel de Allende, Gto. – From the beginning of the coronavirus contingency, the municipal president of SMA, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, sought solutions to help the most vulnerable sectors and, More...