Tag archive for ‘Guanajuato’
By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Volkswagen pushes back possible restart of operations in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – German automaker Volkswagen will extend until at least May 18 a suspension on operations at its Puebla production plant in Mexico due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the company More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 6th, 2020

First confirmed coronavirus death in the state of Guanajuato

SALAMANCA, GTO. (APRIL 5, 2020) .- “At least one person has died in Salamanca, Guanajuato as a result of the COVID-19 Coronavirus”, state health secretary Daniel Alberto Díaz Martínez reported last More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Irapuato couple postpones wedding, delivers reception food to local hospital

Irapuato, Guanajuato (March 29, 2020).- After the contingency in Mexico, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Andrea Negrete and Gustavo Fuentes were unable to celebrate their wedding, and decided to give away their More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Apaseo el Alto mayor seeks answers to husband’s killing

APASEO EL ALTO, Guanajuato, Mexico (Reuters) – After her husband was shot dead while running for mayor of Apaseo el Alto in central Mexico in 2018, Maria del Carmen Ortiz took over his campaign and, pushing More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 30th, 2020

Hotels are closing down in Guanajuato due to coronavirus

The president of the Guanajuato Association of Hotels and Motels stated that for Easter the tourism season is practically lost due to the COVID-19 crisis. “11 hotels members of the Association of Hotels More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, March 26th, 2020

There are 19 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the state of Guanajuato

There are 19 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Guanajuato. According to information provided by the Guanajuato Health Secretariat, so far 19 cases confirmed of Covid-19 have been reported in the state, 94 more More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Senior citizens to receive economic support in Dolores Hidalgo

Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato (March 23rd, 2020).- At the proposal of the mayor Miguel Ángel Rayas, the city council approved to allocate 5 million pesos to the Emerging Program to Support the elderly people of More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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A sad day for Guanajuato

On Tuesday, March 10, operations to secure the arrest of the leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, caused blockades, fires, shootings and attacks at 11 different points in Celaya and nearby roads. The director More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Guanajuato Expat Baby Peggy one of the last silent movie stars alive dies at 98

A silent movie star died this week that used to live in Guanajuato.  She’s the last person alive to have been in silents. Several years ago I stumbled upon a book called “Whatever Happened to Baby More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Violence, industry and tourism co-exist in Guanajuato state

IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s drug war has long played out in dusty northern border cities or the poppy fields of its southern mountains, but now the killings have moved to the conservative industrial heartland More...