Once again, fireworks warehouse explosion leaves dozens of casualties in Estado de México

Tultepec (Mexico) (AFP) – At least 24 people were killed in a series of explosions Thursday at fireworks warehouses in the town of Tultepec in central Mexico, including rescue workers who died saving others’ lives, officials said. The initial explosion occurred around 9:30 am (1430 GMT), then spread to other warehouses just as police and More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Blunt Cross-Cultural Conversations

Received a last minute tour request from a gal that I hesitated on but agreed to when she mentioned being pregnant and I adore babies, even unborn ones that look like alien gerbils on sonograms. Then my heart fell More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Maru Toledo’s cooking school is rescuing colonial and pre-Hispanic cuisine

Maru Toledo is an award-winning cook, culinary researcher, radio personality and author of at least 20 cookbooks, typically filled with fascinating anecdotes, interviews and, of course, recipes. I first met Maru More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head

Hard to imagine that silly ditty won an Oscar, but it did, and played through my mind during a tour into the countryside during a momentary lull in our frequent downpours. I knew from the start we wouldn’t get More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Truck seized in San Miguel with large quantities of stolen fuel

A truck that was reported as broken down in the middle of the road, gave off a strong smell of fuel. Fire fighters came to the scene and detected that large quantities of diesel were coming out of the vehicle, so More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Meet the SMA Security TEEM

You read about it almost every day on the Civil List.  Another break-in, another home invasion or carjacking.  With the influx of population, the reality is that our crime problem is growing.  Now, imagine a More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Salamanca hires private firm to beef up security in their city

Last month, the mayor of Salamanca, Guanajuato, hired a private security company to bolster the city’s law enforcement capabilities amid an upsurge in violent crime. The private security guards are carrying out More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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The bridge of La Cieneguita will be closed for three months

The bridge of La Cieneguita remains closed to circulation and will continue like that for approximately three months, which is what the repairs will last after the affectation suffered by the recent rains. This More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Mural of Ashland dedicated in Guanajuato

A 75-foot mural titled “Ashland — Where Culture Meets Nature,“ has been completed and was dedicated on Monday, June 18, in Guanajuato, Mexico, Ashland’s Sister City. The mural incorporates highlights of More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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Opening of the La Olla dam in Guanajuato, a centuries-old celebration

Residents of the state capital Guanajuato celebrated on Monday, July 2, the opening party of the La Olla dam. This celebration dates from the time of the Colony and consists of opening the floodgates of the La More...