Violent gangs muscle into San Miguel de Allende

Major media outlets in the U.S such as Bloomberg and The Washington Post are addressing the problem of insecurity in Expat haven San Miguel de Allende San Miguel de Allende oozes old Mexico charm. There are the cobblestone streets, the colonial-era buildings and wrought-iron balconies, the neo-Gothic steeples soaring high above the pink-sandstone More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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The Catrina Claus

Day of the Dead has once again exploded this year with tourists from the US and Canada anxious to experience events they’ve seen in the movie, Coco, with all those skeleton folks. Foreigners’ desire to dress More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Is Mexico a Catholic Country?

The short answer is “Yes.  No.”  Technically no longer a Catholic country though can one ever erase the four centuries of the Church working hand in hand with the government?  The Inquisition More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 29th, 2019
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: a photographer’s delight

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Mexico >> If ever there were a town that lived on its good looks, stately San Miguel de Allende is it. And if ever there were a time when American travelers were obsessed with pretty More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 29th, 2019
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San Miguel de Allende Resort Joins Preferred Hotels

The San Miguel Times congratulates Live Aqua San Miguel ! The Live Aqua Urban Resort in Mexico’s popular city of San Miguel de Allende has joined Preferred Hotels.  The hotel has become part of Preferred More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Expat Thanksgiving 2019

Last year on American Thanksgiving… it was the first holiday we celebrated out of the US. I spent most of the day making all of the staples, roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Evo Morales could live his exile in San Miguel de Allende

It was revealed on Thursday Nov. 14th by local media, that the former president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, could live his exile in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. Authorities of Mexico would have proposed at More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Restoration works of the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel continue

In October the restoration works of the Parish of San Miguel Arcángel began, with an investment of 1.6 million pesos, as was reported by the Municipal Presidency. The project involves the rehabilitation of More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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More than 300 facades are being rehabilitated in downtown SMA

More than 300 facades along the Historic Center of San Miguel de Allende are being rehabilitated for free to maintain the beauty of the city, which is Cultural Heritage of Humanity. 7,500 square meters of outdoor More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Two men shot in SMA on Nov. 13th

San Miguel de Allende.- A young man was shot dead near a taco stand located on Guadalupe Avenue, while another was shot in the community of Los Rodríguez. It was minutes after 9 p.m., on November 12th, when More...