They journey south to welcome the dead and then they go back to the U.S.

On the eve of the Day of the Dead, Maria Santiago stood in the back of a moving pickup truck with her hair whipping through the air, heading toward the agave fields that her father had owned in this small town outside Oaxaca City. Maria Santiago passes by the agave fields in her hometown, Santiago Matatlan, in Mexico’s Oaxaca state. (Eva More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, October 31st, 2021
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The Catholic roots of Halloween, the Vigil of All Saints’ Day (VIDEO)

In the modern world, and especially in English speaking countries, Halloween has become one of the most important holidays of the year, with millions of children and adults dressing up as their favourite heroes, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, October 30th, 2021
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Two years ago, Catholics in Guanajuato demonstrated against Halloween celebrations

Two years ago, in October 2019, members of the Catholic Church of the city of Guanajuato made a call on October 31 (Halloween), to attend an “Anti Halloween” march, which went through the main streets More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 29th, 2021
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Poetic Memories Honor Mexico’s Day of the Dead

by Lee Harris San Miguel Poetry Cafe’s monthly program will feature poems in honor of Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebrations on Tuesday, November 2. Poet Beth Spencer will give Zoom viewers a multimedia presentation More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 29th, 2021
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Workshops for Quality Storytelling

by Vicki Totten  “Only write from your own passion, your own truth. That’s the only thing you really know about, and anything else leads you away from the pulse.” — Marianne Williamson As More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
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Indigenous Peoples not allowed into World’s ‘Most Inclusive’ Climate Conference

Indigenous peoples comprise less than 5 percent of the world’s population but protect 80 percent of its biodiversity. But COVID and immigration restrictions are making it nearly impossible for some communities More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
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Cajeta de Celaya, Guanajuato, a traditional sweet and Mexican historical element

The cajeta de Celaya, a traditional sweet that helped to achieve victory in the times of the Mexican Revolution Celaya, Guanajuato, (October 27, 2021).- The Cajeta from Celaya is part of the traditional More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, October 24th, 2021
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Oaxaca Giant ‘Alebrijes’, conquer New York City with their magic

The giant alebrijes placed in New York’s Rockefeller Center are the work of Oaxaca artisans Jacobo and María Ángeles, from San Martín Tilcajete municipality New York, (October 23, 2021).- “I want More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 21st, 2021
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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colonial Homes San Miguel Celebrates One Year Anniversary

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Mexico–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Colonial Homes San Miguel recently celebrated its one-year anniversary with a record-breaking home priced at US$4.7 More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 21st, 2021
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Ecstatic Deep Poetry Master Class! Writing Inside the Tales…

12-HR CLASS + 0.5-HR MENTORING + 1.5-HR READINGONLINE | $350 USD | OCT 22–DEC 10Poets! Storyistas!Come write Poems, Deep Story — whatever calls you to the page — within the ancient, image-rich More...