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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • Court rules in favor of protecting Charco del Ingenio.
    • The national events of September 16 in SMA.
    • The 24th edition of the GIFF: Guanajuato International Film Festival.
    • Teachers guided on handling COVID contagion in the classroom.
    • Celebrating Mexican creativity.
    • Meet Teri Kavanagh.
    • COVID roundup: active case numbers down, cross-border vaccination expands.
    • Why a minute of silence was observed during the 2021 Cry of Independence.
    • These are the new images and messages that will appear on cigarette packs in Mexico.
    • Confusion and anxiety: the first impacts of the return to face-to-face classes on parents.
    • Crystal and marijuana, head the drug seizures in SMA and Doctor Mora.
    • Wear a Mask.
    • Chilling.

    How to register for the Covid Vaccine in Mexico - Now Open for 18+ year olds.

    How to Get Your Official Vaccination Certificate and Submit Corrections.

    DIY Covid Testing Guide from SMA Covid Screening Team.
    DIY Covid Testing Guide from SMA Covid Screening Team (Joey Merrifield Facebook).

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    Court rules in favor of protecting the ecological zone of Charco del Ingenio in SMA.
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    Guanajuato. The ecological zone of Charco del Ingenio was ratified as a Protected Natural Area, according to the ruling of a Federal Collegiate Court. ...

    With the decision of the Federal Collegiate Court, the agreements of the City Council of the years 2017 and 2018 are annulled, these intended to subtract dozens of hectares from the ecological zone, thereby introducing changes in land use that would have opened the door to urban development and real estate businesses inside the nature reserve.
    Zona Franca (sp) | English.

    New ruling in favor of Charco del Ingenio, this time federal court.
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    In response to the petition for protection filed in 2020 by residents of the Balcones and Rinconada de Balcones neighborhoods of this city –-26 signatories in total–, requesting to maintain the integrity of the El Charco del Ingenio and Surrounding Areas Ecological Preservation Zone, a Federal Collegiate Court issued judgment on September 5.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    The national events of September 15 and 16 in San Miguel de Allende.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. - These are the national events that are scheduled for this Wednesday, September 15 and Thursday, September 16, which will be virtual, they will be broadcast on the official social networks of the government of San Miguel de Allende.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    See also: Upcoming Activities and Events September 16, 2021.

    The 24th edition of the Guanajuato International Film Festival.
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    From September 17 to 26, the magic of making and watching cinema will be experienced with the presence of great filmmakers and actors, who will parade through the red carpets of various venues.

    Sarah Hoch, executive director of GIFF, in an interview revealed the details of this event, which she says was a challenge taking into account the limitations for the use of spaces due to Covid-19.

    She explained that 160 films between short and feature films will be shown on the streaming platform, virtually through a Campus that presents all the activities of Epicenter and returning in person to theaters and cinemas in León -the festival's headquarters for the first time- from September 18 to 20, San Miguel de Allende from September 21 to 23, and Irapuato from September 24 to 26.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    SEG and the Ministry of Health guide teachers how to act in case of COVID contagion in the classrooms.
    By Ana Barrón. San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - With the awareness that the reopening of school spaces must involve the commitment, vigilance and caution of the educational community, the Secretariat of Education of Guanajuato, in its northern region, held an orientation workshop for Heads of Sector, Supervisors, Directors ...
    TV Independencia (sp) | English.

    Celebrating Mexican creativity.
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    An event in SMA dedicated to disseminating independent Mexican design, promoting the fair purchase of handmade national products.
    Atención San Miguel

    Meet Teri Kavanagh.
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    Teri Kavanagh has been involved with nonprofit organizations since she arrived to SMA in 2002.
    Atención San Miguel

    COVID roundup: active case numbers down, cross-border vaccination expands.
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    An additional 13,217 coronavirus cases were added to Mexico's accumulated tally on Wednesday while the COVID-19 death toll rose by 896.
    Mexico News Daily

    Why a minute of silence was observed during the 2021 Cry of Independence.
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    The president of Mexico and researcher Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller showed respect for those who died during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    These are the new images and messages that will appear on cigarette packs in Mexico.
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    The National Commission against Addictions (Condinac) announced that the increased risk of contracting coronavirus from smoking could have been the reason why cigarette sales in the country fell 45 percent.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Confusion and anxiety: the first impacts of the return to face-to-face classes on parents according to the UNAM.
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    After spending more than a year with your children at home, it is shocking to let them go to school while the coronavirus pandemic continues.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Crystal and marijuana, head the drug seizures in San Miguel de Allende and Doctor Mora.
    By Gladis Montserrat Padrón Bautista. San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - They seized in San Miguel de Allende and Doctor Mora, more than 68 doses of crystal, 84 of marijuana, a shotgun and useful cartridges ...
    TV Independencia (sp) | English.
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    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information
    The latest security, health and passport processing updates.
    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information.
    Latest updates:
    • Security Alert: Reports of increased criminal activity, Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon. July 13, 2021.
    • Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Tijuana, Mexico – July 12, 2021.
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    COVID-19 Home and Care Guide
    COVID-19 Medical Information for San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    Up-to-date information regarding the current coronavirus. Learn about how to protect yourself and your family from COVID-19, and what to do if you experience symptoms.
    Home and Care Guide

    From the COVID FB SMA page
    (It is a public page; you do NOT need to be a Facebook member to read)
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    List of Health First Certified Establishments.
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