The Post-Plague Economy

What a difference a day makes.  Slap a couple days into months, add a plague, and we’ll be seeing many differences in the San Miguel de Allende business climate come the Post-plague world. I’m sure you’ve noticed by now folks moving out of retail rental spaces in centro.  They’ve been easy to spot as the folks leaving More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Domestic violence increases during confinement in SMA

From March 15 to June 15, 90 cases of domestic violence were registered in SMA, of which 15 involved extreme physical violence. The period of confinement has brought negative results to the municipality of San More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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No foreigner in San Miguel de Allende has coronavirus

It is estimated that 17% of the resident population in San Miguel de Allende is of foreign origin. It is a cosmopolitan city enriched by 15 thousand foreigners of at least 54 different nationalities, most of them More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Senior lieutenant of the Sinaloa drug cartel extradited to the U.S.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A man accused of being a senior lieutenant in the Sinaloa drug cartel has been extradited to the United States, Mexican prosecutors announced Sunday. U.S. officials had been trying for years More...

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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Mexico industrial activity plunges in April

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s industrial activity plunged by nearly 30% in April compared to a year earlier as the economy ground to a halt under measures aimed at slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus. There More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
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Trump administration sued over coronavirus-related border restrictions

(Reuters) – On Wednesday, June 10th, the Trump administration faced its first legal challenge to a policy that has nearly halted the U.S. asylum system as well as admissions of migrants at the U.S. border More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, June 8th, 2020
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More than 38 thousand workers in San Miguel de Allende could return to confinement

Despite the fact that San Miguel de Allende was one of the first municipalities to anticipate and take preventive measures in the fight against COVID-19, with protection protocols for businesses, its inhabitants More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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Ten shot dead in attack on Irapuato drug rehab center

(Reuters) – Ten men were killed on Saturday, June 6, when gunmen opened fire on a drug rehabilitation center in the Mexican city of Irapuato, the government of Guanajuato state said. Guanajuato, a More...