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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • New Jóvenes Adelante Students Share Experiences.
    • Mexico considers Covid-19 booster shots.
    • Adopt a puppy this Saturday.
    • Bus route change on the Salida Real to Querétaro - Centro route.
    • SMA in Top 5 for the most police Human Rights violation complaints.
    • No more payment for using sports fields.
    • Another 12 Guanajuatenses die from Covid-19.
    • Deputies review Income Law initiatives of the municipalities of Guanajuato.
    • More than 10 dogs were rescued from a home in San Miguel de Allende.
    • Mexperience: The Seven Deadly Sins Expressed in Spanish.
    • Norwegian cruise line restarts cruises to the Mexican Riviera.
    • Sedena intercepted a plane with 200 kilos of drugs.
    • Coronavirus in Mexico as of November 23: 3,698 infections and 326 deaths.
    • Mexico rules out imposing as mandatory vaccine against covid-19.
    • Israel starts vaccinating young children as coronavirus cases rise.
    • Reopening of schools has had a "minimal impact" on the COVID-19 infection curve.
    • The SMA US Consular Agency is Here to Help.
    • "Rented" traffic lights to be removed from San Miguel de Allende?
    • COMUDE charges for the use of tennis courts.
    • Crossing guard.

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    Local news.

    New 2021 Jóvenes Adelante Students Share First Experiences.
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    By Don Krim.
    If I could describe with a single word how I feel right now, I would say that I feel motivated, since Jóvenes Adelante came to impact my life, to be an incentive in my career. — Yesenia studies Nursing at the University Allende.
    Atención San Miguel
    Published by Atención San Miguel at November 23, 2021 5:11 pm.

    Mexico opens the door to booster doses of vaccine against COVID-19.
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    MEXICO CITY, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador opened the door on Tuesday to the possibility of administering a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, especially among older adults, in a change of strategy regarding the immunization policy carried out so far. ...

    "The booster vaccine will be analyzed in some cases, especially for older adults, but that has yet to be decided by doctors, specialists," said the president in his daily press conference.
    Infobae (sp) | English.
    Published by Infobae at November 23, 2021 9:31 am.
    GW: This is not local news but it is up here for visibility. There is considerable interest in the possibility of boosters here. My standard answer on boosters continues to be that they are not currently in the plan, but that could change in the future.

    Adopt a puppy, go this Saturday to the 'Responsible Adoptions' event in Plaza La Luciérnaga.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. - This Saturday, November 27, the event 'Responsible Canine Adoptions ' will be held in Plaza La Luciérnaga, where rescuers of dogs will be giving them up for adoption.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    Published by News San Miguel at November 23, 2021 11:40 am.

    Bus routes on the Salida Real to Querétaro - Centro route will now be based on Colegio Street.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. - The urban residents of the Salida Real route to Querétaro - Centro will no longer have their base on Mesones street, now it will be on Colegio street.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    Published by News San Miguel at November 23, 2021 10:49 am.

    San Miguel de Allende in the Top 5 for the most complaints against police officers for Human Rights violations.
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    LEÓN.- The municipal police of San Miguel de Allende are in the Top 5 of the list of complaints for human rights violations.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    Published by News San Miguel at November 23, 2021 6:50 pm.

    From today, there will be no payment for using sports fields.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE.- The Mayor Mauricio Trejo announced that from today there is no charge for any court sports facilities in the municipality. ...

    He indicated that there will only be a recovery fee of 50 pesos per month for the TaeKwonDo and box paddle.

    He also said that excessive charges will no longer be allowed for those who use the fields to teach classes and that a rate cap will be set for those who use the fields to share knowledge.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    Published by News San Miguel at November 23, 2021 10:32 am.

    Another 12 Guanajuatenses die from Covid-19.
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    The Guanajuato Ministry of Health reported that the state registered 12 deaths from Covid -19 in the last 24 hours and 373 new infections, with which the entity reached 13,373 deaths and 195,000 616 new infections. ...

    State authorities announced that of the new infections Abasolo added two, Acámbaro three, Apaseo El Alto two, Apaseo El Grande three, Celaya 42, Comonfort eight, Coroneo three, Cortazar three, Cuerámaro four, Dolores Hidalgo one, Guanajuato nine, Irapuato 39, Jaral del Progreso two, León 158, Manuel Doblado one, Pénjamo 17, Pueblo Nuevo two, Purisima del Rincón one, Romita three, Salamanca nine, Salvatierra two, San Diego de la Unión three, San Felipe nuno, San Francisco del Rincón 13, San José Iturbide two, San Luis de la Paz seven, San Miguel de Allende five ...
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.
    Published by El Sol de Bajio at November 23, 2021 6:29 pm.

    Deputies review Income Law initiatives of the municipalities of Guanajuato and approve the first 11.
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    GUANAJUATO.- The United Commissions on Finance, Inspection, Governance and Constitutional Points began the review and the Income Laws initiatives sent by the municipalities of Guanajuato for fiscal year 2022 .

    Today the first block was approved "and it has become clear that the municipalities aligned themselves with the suggested inflationary adjustment of 3.95%," said Deputy Víctor Zanella, chairman of the commissions.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    Published by News San Miguel at November 23, 2021 7:33 pm.
    Deputies approve the first 11 initiatives for the Income Law of the municipalities of Guanajuato; the law approved by the Cabildo de San Miguel de Allende has not yet been reviewed.
    https://twitter.com/NewsSanmiguel/status/1463324469372588042

    More than 10 dogs were rescued from a home in San Miguel de Allende Guanajuato.
    By Fernanda Morales. San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, November 23, 2021.- This November 22, users on social networks reported that on a piece of land located in the Lomas de San José neighborhood, there lives a subject claiming to be an “animal protector” and had under his control more than 11 canines in deplorable conditions, full of dirt and sick.
    TV Independencia (sp) | English.
    Published by TV Independencia at November 23, 2021 8:52 pm.

    Other.

    Coronavirus Dashboard.
    Latest Daily Official Changes:
    • SMA: no new deaths, 5 new cases.*
    • GTO: 12 new deaths, 373 new cases.
    • MEX: 326 new deaths, 3,698 new cases.
    For more see: Coronavirus Dashboard November 24, 2021.

    Happenings.
    • Historical Walking Tour from Patronato Pro Niños Nov 24.
    • El Charco del Ingenio English language tours Nov 25.
    • Historical Walking Tour from Patronato Pro Niños Nov 26.
    • Saturday Chess Nov 27.
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 27.
    • Los Frailes/La Cañada Community Bazaar Nov 27.
    • Lamb for sale, plus much more Nov 27.
    • Caja Negra Performing Arts Open House Fundraiser Nov 28.
    For more see: Upcoming Activities and Events November 24, 2021.

    Mexperience: The Seven Deadly Sins Expressed in Spanish.
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    Los siete pecados capitales, as they’re called in Spanish, crop up every now and again in conversation ...
    Mexperience: The Seven Deadly Sins Expressed in Spanish.

    Norwegian cruise line restarts cruises to the Mexican Riviera.
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    By Judy Newell. Norwegian cruise line restarts cruises to the Mexican Riviera Norwegian Bliss set sail from Los Angeles on October 24, making her the seventh ship in …
    Atención San Miguel
    Published by Atención San Miguel at November 23, 2021 5:25 pm.

    Sedena intercepted a plane with 200 kilos of drugs valued at 384 million pesos.
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    Three individuals from Sinaloa were arrested for crimes against health in their mode of transportation, as they left Mochis, bound for Mexicali, a border town with the United States.
    Infobae (sp) | English.
    Published by Infobae at November 23, 2021 9:51 pm.

    Coronavirus in Mexico as of November 23: 3,698 infections and 326 deaths were registered in the last day.
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    According to the Ministry of Health (SSa), as of 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, 17,835 confirmed active cases of COVID-19 were reported.
    Infobae (sp) | English.
    Published by Infobae at November 23, 2021 6:23 pm.

    Mexico rules out imposing as mandatory vaccine against covid-19.
    The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, ruled out this Tuesday imposing the vaccine against covid-19 as mandatory to prevent a new wave of infections. ...

    López Obrador acknowledged that there are still sectors lagging behind, either because "they do not want to be vaccinated" or they are in remote areas where the brigades have not yet entered.

    "We are going to reach 90% and we are going to exceed it because we have a plan to convince" those who refuse to be vaccinated, he added.
    Infobae (sp) | English.
    Published by Infobae at November 23, 2021 12:33 pm.

    Israel starts vaccinating young children as coronavirus cases rise.
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    JERUSALEM, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Israel began rolling out Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 vaccinations for 5- to 11-year-olds on Monday hoping to beat down a recent rise in coronavirus infections.

    A fourth wave of infections that hit Israel in June began subsiding in September. But over the past two weeks the "R", or reproduction rate of the virus, that had remained below one for two months began climbing and has now crossed that threshold, indicating the virus could again be spreading exponentially.
    Reuters
    Published by Reuters at November 23, 2021 10:45 am.

    Reopening of schools has had a "minimal impact" on the COVID-19 infection curve: López-Gatell.
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    The Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell , assured that the return to face- to- face classes has not had a substantial impact on the COVID-19 infection curve in the student community, specifically, from 5 to 17 years of age.
    Infobae (sp) | English.
    Published by Infobae at November 23, 2021 7:48 am.

    In case you missed it: highlights from yesterday's news.

    The SMA US Consular Agency is Here to Help.
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    Who can you, as a US expat, call if you need help? If bad things happen while you are in Mexico, for example, you lose your passport, lose your money, are arrested, are a victim of crime, call the San Miguel de Allende US Consular Agency!
    Atención San Miguel
    Published by Atención San Miguel at November 22, 2021 5:20 pm.

    "Rented" traffic lights to be removed from San Miguel de Allende?
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    San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato; November 22, 2021.- In San Miguel de Allende the traffic lights that the previous administration placed will be removed, since they are rented and Mayor Mauricio Trejo commented that he is not willing to pay 51 million pesos in rent. ...

    He announced that there are already experts working on the issue of roads and he hopes to have a solution soon; for now he confessed that he asked the company not to move them and not to take them away.
    11 Informa (sp) | English.
    Published by 11 Informa at November 22, 2021, 7:54 pm.

    COMUDE begins to charge for the use of tennis courts by the hour.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. - At COMUDE they begin to charge for the use of courts by the hour, a citizen shared a photo of the receipt in which he paid the amount of $ 129 pesos to occupy the tennis court.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    Published by News San Miguel at November 22, 2021 1:04 pm.
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    DIY Covid Testing Guide from SMA Covid Screening Team (Joey Merrifield Facebook).
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    COVID-19 Home and Care Guide
    COVID-19 Medical Information for San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    Home and Care Guide
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