What’s in a Name?

On tours folks are often confused, insisting the Parroquia is a cathedral due to its size, grandeur and fame.  It is not.  A cathedral is home to a bishop that governs over a geographic area of churches.  San Miguel isn’t large enough for that and our cathedral is in Celaya.  Well then what is a Parroquia?  Why are our churches often called More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Violence, industry and tourism co-exist in Guanajuato state

IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s drug war has long played out in dusty northern border cities or the poppy fields of its southern mountains, but now the killings have moved to the conservative industrial heartland More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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2 Colombians and 2 Mexicans slain in Puebla

MEXICO CITY – Two Colombian exchange students, a Mexican student and an Uber driver have been found slain in central Mexico after they attended Carnival celebrations, officials said on Monday Feb. 24th. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Family Day celebration will take place in SMA on March 1

The municipal government of San Miguel de Allende will commemorate Family Day with a walk and various activities. The “Family Day San Miguel de Allende 2020” celebration will take place on March More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Mexico Slides Toward One-Man Rule (OPINION)

A recent “invitation” to business leaders from Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to attend a fundraiser at the National Palace was an offer many couldn’t refuse. Some 70 of the Mexican “suits” More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Women’s strike, a right-wing trap – Fernandez Noroña

MEXICO CITY – PT deputy Gerardo Fernández Noroña expressed his rejection of the national strike “el nueve nadie se mueve” (on the 9th nobody moves) because “disguised as a women’s protest, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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American Mike Hughes dies trying to prove the Earth is flat

‘Mad’ Mike believed Earth was flat, which he sought to prove by launching himself on a homemade rocket in the desert… He did not make it. BARSTOW, Calif. — American Mike Hughes died Saturday More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Aesthetics and Faith: San Miguel’s Art History

The Inquisition arrived to Mexico on the boat with Cortez starting three centuries of the Church and State working hand in hand.  The Church had centuries of doing so in Europe controlling, in the process, the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Flavors of the Yucatán at Hotel Misión San Miguel

Until next March 15, the flavor of Yucatan will be present at Hotel Mision San Miguel de Allende as the first gastronomic festival of the year began. For this season the executive chef of the place, Alan Zuñiga, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Thilla Sivakumaran named interim vice rector at ASU Campus Querétaro

Arkansas State University announced a change of leadership for Campus Queretaro as Dr. David Ray stepped down as vice rector and Dr. Thilla Sivakumaran has taken over in an interim capacity. Ray joined ASUCQ More...