Mexico receives stamp of approval to resume tourism, despite high death toll

With more than 35,000 Covid-19 deaths, Mexico has the fourth highest pandemic death toll in the world. The country also has the seventh-highest number of recorded cases, a whopping 324,000 at the time of writing, mainly attributed to the laissez-faire attitude of Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador. These dire figures have taken More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Trump suggests he might not accept election results if he loses

During an interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday, President Trump said he is “not a good loser,” and would not commit to accepting the results of November’s presidential More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, July 19th, 2020
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AMLO puts the military in charge of customs operations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Friday he is putting the army in charge of customs at border crossings and seaports to combat corruption and the massive smuggling of drugs and precursor chemicals. President More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 17th, 2020
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San Miguel de Allende Reopens for Tourism

San Miguel de Allende, which received the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Safe Travels endorsement earlier this month, began welcoming visitors back on July 15. The reopening follows hotels, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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Air routes reopened at the Guanajuato International Airport

Guanajuato became the first beachless destination in Mexico to receive the Secure Travel Seal issued by the World Travel and Tourism Council The Safe Travel Seal recently received by Guanajuato opened the door More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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COVID-19 cases up 693% in Guanajuato

Coronavirus case numbers have soared in Guanajuato, Durango and Nuevo León since the national social distancing initiative concluded at the end of May, while Sonora, Jalisco and Tamaulipas have seen sharp spikes More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
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Canada, US, and Mexico are extending border restrictions

TORONTO (AP) — The U.S., Canada and Mexico are poised to extend their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21, officials said Tuesday, July 14th. The agreements More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
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AMLO’s government is broke. Op-ed

Op-ed by Alejo Sánchez Cano for El Financiero The government of the 4T is without resources to face at least the current expenditure and the main programs of assistance policy. Besides, of course, the three More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, July 12th, 2020
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Happy Birthday Frida!

Frida Kahlo is the Mexican painter best known for her uncompromising and brilliantly rendered self-portraits.  Today her legacy is omnipresent with her images found on everything including shopping bags, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, July 11th, 2020
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“He is a fabulous man,” Donald Trump on AMLO

U.S. President Donald Trump said his meeting in Washington with his Mexican counterpart, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, was a “great meeting.” MIAMI Fla. (Telemundo news) – Donald Trump said More...