53 years ago, the Massacre of Tlatelolco took place in Mexico City

Following a summer of increasingly large demonstrations protesting against the 1968 Olympics held in Mexico City, the Mexican Armed Forces opened fire on 2 October 1968 on unarmed civilians, killing an undetermined number, in the hundreds. What was the purpose of the uprising in Mexico City in 1968? In the background, the movement was motivated More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, September 25th, 2021
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Travel expert says Guanajuato is an LGBTQ+ friendly destination

Paul J. Heney is a travel writer who focuses on LGBTQ+, hospitality, family, luxury, and design. He recently came up with this editorial on outtraveler.com about Guanajuato as an LGBT+ friendly travel destination. Mexico’s More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
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Hundreds of illegal immigrants are crossing the Rio Grande into the US (Watch Video)

Taking advantage of an apparent lapse in border security at the junction of Del Rio, Texas, and Mexico, hundreds of migrants crossed the Rio Grande River and illegally entered the United States. Video More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, September 20th, 2021
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Guanajuato Film Festival is being held in a hybrid edition

After celebrating an edition in a pandemic, the GIFF reaches 2021 with many learnings, its first activities in León, a virtual beach and the return of the red carpets After celebrating a pandemic edition, the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, September 19th, 2021
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Mexico seeks leadership role in Latin America (Opinion)

By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN MEXICO CITY — (AP) — A gathering of leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean this weekend in Mexico is the latest sign of that country flexing its diplomatic muscle as it More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, September 19th, 2021
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Mexico proposes a European Union-style block for Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin American and Caribbean nations should aspire to a bloc like the European Union, Mexico’s president and other leaders said at a summit on Saturday, in a bid to wrest influence away from the Washington-based More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, September 16th, 2021
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Explore the world of mixology in San Miguel de Allende

The “weekend drinking industry” is a phenomenon that is growing rapidly around the world. Mexico is not far behind and more and more establishments offer carefully designed options to enjoy drinking More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – PIGMENTS OF YOUR IMAGINATION? BIRD PLUMAGE: GLOWING OWLS AND VIRGINITY SIGNALS? PART 2 of 3

CAROTENOIDS Indian Peacock Carotenoid, pronounced like a cross between a martial arts form (karate) and a humanoid, USUALLY produces red, yellow, and orange feather colors. You can recognize these pigments More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
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Meet Winston the dog who was rescued from a desert island in Belize (Watch Video)

BELIZE, (September 01, 2021).- During a journey, in the least expected place, a hidden and completely empty place, without human presence, a man came across an abandoned puppy on a small desert island off More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, August 30th, 2021
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Live Aqua Urban Resort SMA, one of the top 12 dog-friendly hotels worldwide

La Coleccion Resorts by Fiesta Americana’s Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende was rated as one of the top twelve dog-friendly hotels in the world by Expedia today, August 25.The luxury More...