Mexico one of 33 countries that keep their ports open to maritime trade, during a global pandemic

Mexico is on the list of countries whose ports have declared their commitment to remain open and collaborate closely, sharing the bestpractices and measures implemented during the global pandemic. In videoconference called by the Maritime and Port Authority ofSingapore, the General Coordination of Ports and Merchant Marine of the Secretariat Communications More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, June 14th, 2020
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Gradual reopening in Cancun with good response from tourists

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) – Foreign visitors have begun to trickle back to the white sands and warm waters of Mexico’s Caribbean coast as its popular beaches gradually reopen to tourism with new More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, June 14th, 2020
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European nations sign a deal with AstraZeneca for 400 million vaccine doses

AstraZeneca Plc said on Saturday, June 12, it has signed a contract with European governments to supply the region with its potential vaccine against the coronavirus, the British drugmaker’s latest deal to pledge More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, June 11th, 2020
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Why the Caged Bird Sings

When my kids were little I sat through all the Tim Burton children’s movies featuring skeleton women in long dresses carrying birds in cages.  It wasn’t until I moved to Mexico I understood what More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Tradition, the Illusion of Permanence

A traditionalist is one interested in preserving, through participation, the cultural traditions of an area and San Miguel is full of them, both traditions and traditionalists!  The centuries-old traditions of More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, June 8th, 2020
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Colin Powell says he will vote for Joe Biden for president

CNN.- Former Republican Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday that he’ll vote for Democrat Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election, choosing again not to vote for Donald Trump for president.”I More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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George W. Bush and Mitt Romney won’t support Trump in 2020

Former President George W. Bush and Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah won’t support President Donald Trump’s re-election, and other GOP officials are considering voting for Joe Biden, according to The New More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, June 6th, 2020
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18-year-old Dafne from Mexico, concludes master’s at Harvard

El Universal (June 6, 2020).- At age 18, Dafne Almazán Anaya became the youngest Mexican to graduate from a postgraduate course at Harvard University. She was recognized as the youngest psychologist of the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – PUNCTURED PELICAN POUCHES: AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN, PART 1 OF 2

American White Pelican with blue tilapia (fish) AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN, Pelicans erythrorhynchos, Pelicano Blanco Americano(Spanish), Sak p’onto’ (Mayan) Every time I see American White Pelicans I am More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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Dancing Through Life

Dancing is a way to celebrate, whether it is a birth, a death, a religious observance, or folklore; dances are a way to celebrate life and express your feelings. Perhaps even more than learning the Spanish More...