New Environmental Agreement Gives Hope to Land Defenders

For environmental and land rights defenders in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), the past few years have been the deadliest in recorded history. Now, environmental lawyers and advocates alike are hoping that a recently ratified regional agreement may bring a much-needed halt to this violence and protect activists. The Escazu Agreement is an More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, January 22nd, 2022
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U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm expressed her concern about Mexico’s policies

U.S. airs concerns over Mexico energy plan, pointing out to economic risk MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Friday flagged concerns about Mexico’s plan to tighten More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ tickets available for sale now

The World Cup Qatar 2022 is one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year and fans who want to attend the matches already know that one of the most important dates is Wednesday, January 19th, with More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, January 15th, 2022
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Requirements that Mexicans must comply with to travel to Canada

Millions of tourists plan to visit Canada’s land of opportunities and its neighboring regions every year. While exploring the North American regions, America and Canada are among the most favored destinations. More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, January 14th, 2022
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN, AND BEYOND-EYE RISK: PILEATED WOODPECKER

Begin this New Year with new hope, discoveries. I found something new to ponder. Pileated-Woodpecker-irregular-shaped-iris IMAGINE my surprise when I enlarged an image in my camera to see a ragged-looking More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 27th, 2021
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New York Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Omicron Covid Variant

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) on Friday declared a state of emergency aimed at increasing hospital capacity and addressing medical staffing shortages as the nation braces for the new omicron More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, November 26th, 2021
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‘Omicron’ is the name of the highly transmissible new Coronavirus variant

BRUSSELS (AP) — The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world on Friday, November 26th, as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, November 24th, 2021
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Violence triggers problems in women’s mental health

Women live with depression, anxiety or addictions due to gender violence MÉRIDA, Yucatán, (November 25, 2021) .- This Thursday, November 25, marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, November 22nd, 2021
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Recent Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Not far afield from San Miguel de Allende in the last week have been 3 earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or above and 6 earthquakes between 3.0 and 4.0!  A rise in tremors indicates the birth of new volcano and More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, November 15th, 2021
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North Korean man who smuggled ‘Squid Game’ into the country, to be executed by firing squad

North Korea appears to have come down hard on people who distribute or watch Netflix’s hit show “Squid Game.” A report by Radio Free Asia cited unnamed sources inside North Korea More...