Lord of the Conquest

Native dancers perform in front of the Parroquia from dawn until dusk the first Friday of March, a tradition spanning over 400 years. The dancers are venerating El Señor de la Conquista, a 1575 statue of Christ housed in the Parroquia that was carried by two Franciscan friars, Fr. Francisco Doncel and Fr. Pedro de Burgos, who came to San More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, March 6th, 2020

Can’t say horticulture without culture

Here is a brief guide to help you identify the most popular plants in your courtyard and in the wild around San Miguel, and their impact on our history, culture and your garden. In your garden, as in life, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 2nd, 2020

The creative industry in Mexico will be analyzed by an expert in SMA

In the extension of the National School of Higher Studies, in San Miguel de Allende, the ARTE-SANO conference: “Real luxury is handmade” will be discussed, which will address the issue of creative industries More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, February 28th, 2020

Climate change could lead to global catastrophe, study says

WASHINGTON — Climate change activism in popular culture may be associated with woke millennials and graying hippies, but some of the most dire warnings about global warming are coming today from national security More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

What’s in a Name?

On tours folks are often confused, insisting the Parroquia is a cathedral due to its size, grandeur and fame.  It is not.  A cathedral is home to a bishop that governs over a geographic area of churches.  San More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Family Day celebration will take place in SMA on March 1

The municipal government of San Miguel de Allende will commemorate Family Day with a walk and various activities. The “Family Day San Miguel de Allende 2020” celebration will take place on March More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, February 21st, 2020

Aesthetics and Faith: San Miguel’s Art History

The Inquisition arrived to Mexico on the boat with Cortez starting three centuries of the Church and State working hand in hand.  The Church had centuries of doing so in Europe controlling, in the process, the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

A tribute to the people of San Miguel

The municipality of San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, pays tribute to its people. The municipal president, Luis Alberto Villarreal, accompanied by aldermen and area directors, inaugurated the eighth edition More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, February 17th, 2020

Selina to open new properties in San Miguel, Mérida and other destinations

Hotel operator Selina, which specializes in accommodations for digital nomads, is looking to expand in Mexico and open up more parts of the country to freelancers and other types of remote workers who rely on telecommunications More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Canadian chanteuse, kd lang, croons:  “Three days that I dread to see arrive Three days that I hate to be alive Three days filled with tears and sorrow Yesterday, today, and tomorrow And it does no good More...