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    July 20, 2019:
    • Proposed Land-Use Plan,
    • Not one peso paid to extortionists?,
    • Open-Pit Mining Project,
    • Audubon Photography Awards,
    • Audubon Birdwalk,
    • Film Festival,
    • Medications Masquerade As Dementia,
    • Netflix Taco Chronicles,
    • Patron Saint of Jesus Nazareno: Sanctuary of Atotonilco.

    City Puts Out a Call for Public Comments on Its Proposed Land-Use Plan
    The city has finished its environmental and territorial planning document—the Programa Municipal de Desarrollo Urbano y Ordenamiento Ecológico y Territorial (PMDUOET)—and now it’s calling upon citizens to weigh in. Citizens can respond to the document, a copy of which can be downloaded at implansma.gob.mx, until September 11. A printout is also available ...
    City Puts Out a Call for Public Comments on Its Proposed Land-Use Plan

    Plan: MUNICIPAL URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND TERRITORIAL ORGANIZATION PROGRAM OF SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, GUANAJUATO, 2019-2040.

    “Not one single peso has ever been paid to extortionists in SMA” CANIRAC
    According to the president of the National Chamber of the Food and Beverages Industry Chamber CANIRAC, Sergio Spinolo Serrano, there has been only one complaint about the issue of extortion and he assured that not one single peso has ever been paid to extortionists in SMA.

    Luis Alberto Villarreal, to express our concern about this type of extortion, both officials told us, that, in case of an extortion attempt, just say “Yes, but right now I do not have the money,” make an appointment with the criminals so they can be detained, “said Spinolo.
    “Not one single peso has ever been paid to extortionists in SMA” CANIRAC

    Residents and Environmentalists Oppose Open-Pit Mining Project in Dolores Hidalgo
    The Canadian company Argonaut Gold is planning to begin operations in the Cerro del Gallo mining project, which would exploit 20,270 hectares of land in the southern region of the Dolores Hidalgo municipality. On July 8, the environmental organization Acción Colectiva, la Hermandad de la Cuenca de Independencia and la Red Méxicana ...
    Residents and Environmentalists Oppose Open-Pit Mining Project in Dolores Hidalgo

    See also: Communities oppose open pit mine, would affect municipalities of the Independence Basin, and Local communities protest against foreign mining company, and, Villagers and environmentalists oppose mining project in Dolores Hidalgo.

    The 2019 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners

    Birds make fascinating subjects, as the winners and honorable mentions of this year’s contest, our 10th, make clear. They’re at once beautiful and resilient, complex and comical. It's no wonder why we love them so.

    The images that won the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards, presented in association with Nature's Best Photography, are as impressive as ever, but attentive readers might notice a few more images than usual.
    The 2019 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners

    Also: Watch: Bald eagle battles fox for rabbit in skies above San Juan Island

    Audubon Birdwalk to Traverse Raptor Habitats
    Join leaders Luke Rich, Norman Besman, and Michael Burns this Sunday for a bird walk along the Rio Laja, near Cieniguita and the bridge to Guanajuato. In addition to the wooded river trail, we’ll find farmland with big trees and lots of sky for raptors. We usually walk ...
    Audubon Birdwalk to Traverse Raptor Habitats

    Guanajuato International Film Festival Emerges as One of México’s Top 10 Yearly Events
    San Miguel de Allende has its share of those who work in the world of film—directors, producers, and actors. But above all, it’s a city of movie lovers, with not just a megaplex cinema in town but also several small independent movie theaters set up in hotels, galerias, and the public library, ...
    Guanajuato International Film Festival Emerges as One of México’s Top 10 Yearly Events

    Common Medications Can Masquerade As Dementia In Seniors
    By all accounts the woman, in her late 60s, appeared to have severe dementia. She was largely incoherent. Her short-term memory was terrible. She couldn’t focus on questions that medical professionals asked her.

    But Dr. Malaz Boustani, a professor of aging research at Indiana University School of Medicine, suspected something else might be going on. The patient was taking Benadryl for seasonal allergies, another antihistamine for itching, Seroquel (an antipsychotic medication) for mood fluctuations, as well as medications for urinary incontinence and gastrointestinal upset.

    To various degrees, each of these drugs blocks an important chemical messenger in the brain, acetylcholine. Boustani thought the cumulative impact might be causing the woman’s cognitive difficulties.
    Common Medications Can Masquerade As Dementia In Seniors

    Netflix pays homage to tacos
    Netflix has created several successful food series, including Chef’s Table, The Chef Show, Ugly Delicious, Street Food, among other shows but this time, Netix outdid itself and launched a series dedicated to tacos!

    Each episode analyzes each taco variety, its origin, and history, and tells you where to get some delicious tacos.
    Netflix pays homage to tacos

    Netflix Taco Chronicles


    The series is in Spanish with English subtitles available.

    Patron Saint of Jesus Nazareno: Sanctuary of Atotonilco
    On July 19, 20, 21 and 22, the patron feast of Jesus Nazarene is celebrated at the sanctuary of Atotonilco in Gto. In the program there will be pictures of crazy people, musical auditions, parandes, processions, burning of castles, the traditional distribution of chickpeas, etc. This holiday brings together many people since it is ...
    Patron Saint of Jesus Nazareno: Sanctuary of Atotonilco

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