Guanajuato has contracted more than 21 billion pesos contracted in public works during the present administration

State authorities declared that the Ministry of Public Works of Guanajuato already exceeded 21 billion pesos in contracting works. In a statement, the Secretary of Public Works, José Arturo Durán Miranda, said that the investment made in public works during 2017 allows the state to exceed 21 billion pesos with more than 2,800 projects so far the More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Sixty nine new hotels opened their doors in Querétaro during 2017

Querétaro’s economy is booming and the hotel sector is no exception: 69 new properties opened in the state last year, a number that was far beyond expectations. State Tourism Secretary Hugo Burgos told the Mexico More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

362 murders in 2017: historical record for the city of León, Guanajuato

The municipality of León, in the state of Guanajuato, ended up the year with a historic increase in terms of intentional homicides compared to the previous year, with a total of 362 intentional murders. This More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Historic paleontological discovery in Guanajuato

During the works of extraction of quarry in the hills  above the “Presa de la Olla” (in the state capital) some kind of marked footprints were found in the rocks, which according to studies by researchers More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Suspect arrested for the murder of Yucatecan photographer Luis González Contreras

As reported on the San Miguel Times, a Yucatecan photographer’s body was found dismembered in a dump near the coastal town of Chelem, Yucatan, and now it is informed that suspect Alejandro Lopez Geded, 27 More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, December 29th, 2017

Two unsolved crimes shock the state of Yucatan at the end of 2017

Unlike most Mexican states, executions and violent murders are not “business as usual” in Yucatan. And at the end of 2017, two unsolved crimes shock the safest state in the country. The lifeless body More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Leobardo Ramos: the “Donald Trump” of Oaxaca

The town of Chahuites, Oaxaca, is a sleepy little village surrounded by mango farms. A line of train tracks cuts through the southern edge of town. Chahuites is in an isolated part of southern Oaxaca, about 170 More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Mexico murder rate reveals 2017 to be deadliest year on record

According to official data, Mexico registered its highest murder rate in 2017, becoming the deadliest year on record.   A total of 23,101 murder investigations were opened in the first 11 months of this year, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Christmas quake shakes Acapulco; no damage reported

A Christmas day earthquake has shaken southern Mexico. There are no immediate reports of damage. Monday’s temblor was centered near the Pacific coast resort city of Acapulco, where the shaking was felt strongly More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, December 24th, 2017

A Mexican Christmas Tale

The most awaited and sometimes mind-blowing time of the year in Mexico has arrived… Christmas, and with this, Mexicans demonstrate one of our greatest talents: our endurance for the party.  Any foreigner who More...