Piñatas in a Pandemic

Much like the cloistered nuns’ tamale business and my neighbor’s chair rental company, the piñata industry, equally dependent on social gatherings, has seen sales plummet. Some artisans, in a creative bid to survive, have added coronavirus figures to their lineups of super-heroes and Disney princesses.  Painted More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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The pen, the ink, and the art

For 10 years, in Leonardo da Vinci’s birthplace, World Art Day has been celebrated.      What every potential artist needs are three main things: creativity, imagination, and the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, April 11th, 2021
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Mexican cinematographers win BAFTA award in the category of “Best Sound”

Mexicans Jaime Baksht, Michelle Couttolenc, and Carlos Cortés triumphed in the category of “Best Sound” for the film ‘Sound of Metal’, on Saturday, April 10th, at the BAFTA 2021 Awards More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, April 11th, 2021
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American tourist suffers second-degree burns on her face from a flamed drink in Cancun (VIDEO)

The Cancun Civil Protection Directorate will inspect the restaurant bar “Las de Guanatos” in the Cancun bullring after the accident in which a tourist suffered second-degree burns on More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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Cantinflas SMA house for sale, the price is 81 million pesos

Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno Reyes (12 August 1911 – 20 April 1993), known by the stage name Cantinflas, was a Mexican comedian, actor, and filmmaker. He is considered to have been the most widely-accomplished More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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Wanna go searching for Peyote in the Mexico desert? (VIDEO)

So bought 2 gallons of water, an onion, a potato and a piece of cake in a little town and I set off into the desert. *However the Peyote is an critical endangered species. So I think it is important to find More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, April 9th, 2021
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Jalpa de Cánovas, in Guanajuato, “El Granero de México”

Its colorful streets, beautiful crafts, architecture, and historical monuments will fascinate you, so don’t miss the opportunity to get to know it. Guanajuato.- In Jalpa de Cánovas, Guanajuato, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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What Happened Here?

by Joseph Toone It is great fun to explore the ancient haciendas around town, from our oldest, Tirado, to the horror-movie-featured ruins of the biggest hacienda home in the Americas, Hacienda Jaral More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 5th, 2021
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Miners Lend a Helping Hand: First Majestic Sustainability Activities Help Local Communities and Minimize Environmental Impact of Mining

First Majestic Silver Corp. announced today to stakeholders and shareholders an update to the Company’s first Environmental, Social, Governance and Sustainability Report (the “ESG Report”) published in More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, April 4th, 2021
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND: SILHOUETTES

“To be truly iconic, you need to be able to be recognized in a silhouette.” Slash from Guns and Roses Wood Stork bird watching at sunset Xcambo area “We pack the physical outline of the creature More...