Piñatas in a Pandemic

Much like the cloistered nuns’ tamale business and my neighbor’s chair rental company, the piñata industry, equally dependent on social gatherings, has seen sales plummet. Some artisans, in a creative bid to survive, have added coronavirus figures to their lineups of super-heroes and Disney princesses.  Painted More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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SMA Police detains two men in possession of drugs, long weapons, and ammo

San Miguel de Allende (April 4, 2021).- Derived from ground-to-air patrol operations, the State Public Security Secretariat in coordination with the State Attorney General’s Office and the support of federal More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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Construction of the Cieneguita Bridge begins in San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende, Gto. April 1st, 2021.- The Governor of the State, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo, started the construction of the Cieneguita Vehicle Bridge, which will directly benefit more than 72 thousand More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Luis Alberto Villarreal kicks off electoral campaign in SMA

San Miguel de Allende.- Luis Alberto Villarreal started his campaign in search of the municipal presidency by assuring that he will give “the mother of all battles.” The start was in the first minutes More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Bar ‘La Chula’ closed down by San Miguel Civil Protection

San Miguel de Allende .- On April 5th, Civil Protection of SMA shut down the bar ‘La Chula’ for exceeding the number of people allowed and for not observing sanitary measures.   Minutes before More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
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Liberty Plaza Now Open

There is a lovely new church and park in the village of New Pantoja that is located beside La Comer and cuts across the highway to border the neighborhood of Allende.  New Pantoja is considered the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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What Happened Here?

by Joseph Toone It is great fun to explore the ancient haciendas around town, from our oldest, Tirado, to the horror-movie-featured ruins of the biggest hacienda home in the Americas, Hacienda Jaral More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Candidate Mauricio Trejo plagiarizes speech by Mauricio Macri

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.- Mauricio Trejo Pureco, the PRI candidate for the municipal presidency of SMA, reproduced almost verbatim a message from the campaign of former Argentine president Mauricio More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 26th, 2021
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San Miguel firefighters trying to put out forest fire in Cerro del Águila

San José Iturbide, Guanajuato.- 21 members of the specialist brigade of the Civil Protection Directorate of the municipality of San Miguel de Allende arrived in San Jose in order to support the work to combat More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
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Looking for luxury, sophistication, and quality in San Miguel? Come to Hotel Mädi!

The boutique hotel defines the beauty and classic style that characterize San Miguel de Allende The Hotel Mädi is a love story in which architectural, artistic and culinary elements converge that offer More...