Apaseo el Alto mayor seeks answers to husband’s killing

APASEO EL ALTO, Guanajuato, Mexico (Reuters) – After her husband was shot dead while running for mayor of Apaseo el Alto in central Mexico in 2018, Maria del Carmen Ortiz took over his campaign and, pushing through her grief, won the vote after becoming a symbol of residents’ hunger for justice. A year and a half after taking office, More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Hotels are closing down in Guanajuato due to coronavirus

The president of the Guanajuato Association of Hotels and Motels stated that for Easter the tourism season is practically lost due to the COVID-19 crisis. “11 hotels members of the Association of Hotels More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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There are 19 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the state of Guanajuato

There are 19 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Guanajuato. According to information provided by the Guanajuato Health Secretariat, so far 19 cases confirmed of Covid-19 have been reported in the state, 94 more More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Senior citizens to receive economic support in Dolores Hidalgo

Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato (March 23rd, 2020).- At the proposal of the mayor Miguel Ángel Rayas, the city council approved to allocate 5 million pesos to the Emerging Program to Support the elderly people of More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 14th, 2020
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Rally Mexico: one of the rare sporting events that goes ahead despite coronavirus fears

Guanajuato (Mexico) (AFP) – France’s six-time world champion Sebastien Ogier leads the Mexico Rally in his Toyota after the sixth stage of racing on Friday, in one of the rare sporting events to go More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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A sad day for Guanajuato

On Tuesday, March 10, operations to secure the arrest of the leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, caused blockades, fires, shootings and attacks at 11 different points in Celaya and nearby roads. The director More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 9th, 2020
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3 femicides registered in Guanajuato on March 8th: International Women’s Day

With two women killed on Saturday and one more on Sunday, the state of Guanajuato received International Women’s Day. Two lifeless women were found in León and Apaseo el Alto respectively, that have not More...

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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Guanajuato state government supports “A Day without Women”

This March 9th, an unprecedented demonstration in Mexico, A Day without Women, whose objective is to raise awareness of what they live in day to day. Because of this event, several organizations, companies, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Drought affects more tan two thousand municipalities in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Times Media Mexico).- The National Water Commission (Conagua) warned of the drought suffered by more than 2,000 municipalities across Mexican territory. Mexico suffers an alarming drought situation, More...