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    Nov 2, 2019:
    • Woman Killed in Colonia San Antonio after ATM Withdrawal,
    • Fábrica la Aurora’s Art-Themed Day of the Dead Event,
    • How to Support a Mexican Identity?,
    • Photo Exhibit Highlights City Gangs’ Harsh Existence,
    • Catrinas and Catrines Parades,
    • Planned Affordable Housing Development Will Have Fewer Homes at a Higher Cost,
    • Day of the Dead Celebrations to Feature Visit by Coco’s Lead Voice Actor,
    • The Death of “Thousand Colors” Happens at the Cemeteries,
    • The Offering for the Death and its Elements,
    • A Grave Fit for Kings at the Parroquia,
    • San Miguel’s Rare Monarch Butterfly Population is Here to Stay.

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    Woman Killed in Colonia San Antonio after ATM Withdrawal
    A woman was shot to death on Potrero Street in Colonia San Antonio, had just withdrawn less than one thousand pesos at an ATM in Exit to Celaya.
    A woman was shot to death on Potrero Street in Colonia San Antonio, she had just withdrawn less than one thousand pesos at an ATM in Exit to Celaya.

    At approximately 8:47 p.m. gun detonations were reported on Potrero Street in Colonia San Antonio. A patrol assigned to surveillance in the municipal pantheon immediately arrived at the scene locating a woman of approximately 50 years of age without life next to a truck.

    According to testimonies, subjects tried to assault the woman who was traveling accompanied by another woman and a man, the male tried to escape from the bullets running towards the Real de Minas hotel while the other woman was unharmed.
    They kill a woman in an apparent assault (sp).
    Leticia is the name of the woman who a few hours ago was shot dead tonight on November 1 in Potrero Street in the San Antonio neighborhood. Leticia's body was inside a van that manned after she left the cashier on the ...
    Leticia, the woman who was killed the night of Todos Santos in the San Antonio neighborhood (sp).

    Spectators Become Participants at Fábrica la Aurora’s Art-Themed Day of the Dead Event
    Fábrica la Aurora´s annual celebration of México’s Day of the Dead holiday will take place on Saturday, November 2, with galleries and shops open and altars dedicated to departed loved-ones or famous popular figures. In many galleries at this event, new exhibits will be on display, and music will welcome visitors as ...
    Spectators Become Participants at Fábrica la Aurora’s Art-Themed Day of the Dead Event.

    How to Support a Mexican Identity? Buy at the Sixth Annual Bazaar of Alternative Design!
    This edition is very special for us, since we will celebrate our sixth anniversary during the Day of the Dead festivities, which fill the town with mysticism and an explosion of color, flowers, and emotion. Come and meet us November 2 and 3, and see the latest in local fashion and design.
    How to Support a Mexican Identity? Buy at the Sixth Annual Bazaar of Alternative Design!

    Photo Exhibit Highlights City Gangs’ Harsh Existence—and Offers Hope for Peace
    Ranchero Pandillero is a gang outreach program that uses hip-hop culture to give young men and women a different perspective in life and an opportunity to be part of a community that values respect, unity, and peace. This program is affiliated with the Centro para Adolescentes de San Miguel de Allende (CASA).
    Photo Exhibit Highlights City Gangs’ Harsh Existence—and Offers Hope for Peace.

    Catrinas and Catrines Parades
    Without a doubt, the queen of death is the Catrina, a woman’s skeleton elegantly dressed in the style of the pre- and post-revolutionary age (1880–1910). La Calavera Garbancera—the skeleton that plants, picks, or sells chickpeas—was the portrait of poverty in Mexico during the Porfiriato (the era in México dominated by President Porfirio ...
    Catrinas and Catrines Parades.

    Planned Affordable Housing Development Will Have Fewer Homes at a Higher Cost
    An affordable housing subdivision that the municipal government has been trying to build for the last two years is now facing a setback. Federal belt-tightening policies have cut planned price subsidies for the homes, likely cutting out 2,000 potential Sanmiguelense buyers because the homes will be too expensive. However, government officials remain ...
    Planned Affordable Housing Development Will Have Fewer Homes at a Higher Cost.

    Day of the Dead Celebrations to Feature Visit by Coco’s Lead Voice Actor
    The city’s events for Dia de los Muertos this year will include a familiar voice: that of Luis Ángel Gómez Jaramillo, the voice actor who had the lead role of “Miguel” in the Disney movie Coco, whose story centers on the traditional Mexican holiday. Municipal Office of Culture and Traditions Director Paulina ...
    Day of the Dead Celebrations to Feature Visit by Coco’s Lead Voice Actor.

    The Death of “Thousand Colors” Happens at the Cemeteries
    On Day of the Dead, at the cemetery of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Salida a Celaya, people can see: balloons, flowers, food, paper cutouts, photos, and all kind of colorful ornaments on the graves. The attendees—the living who cry, eat, dance, sing, sleep, have fun, and repeat the cycle—have breakfast, lunch, ...
    The Death of “Thousand Colors” Happens at the Cemeteries.

    The Offering for the Death and its Elements
    Across the country, the Day of the Dead is celebrated on both November 1 for those who passed away as children and on November 2 for adults. However, there are some cities that also dedicate October 28 for people whose death was caused by a tragic accident. October 30 can be for ...
    The Offering for the Death and its Elements.

    A Grave Fit for Kings at the Parroquia
    Where are you going so rushed, sanmigueleño? Turn your eyes to the shadowed place that contains the ashes of your beloved. Do not look at it so coldly! Spread your tears on it, watering it as the dew does the moss. Cry, since there lies—and I’m a ...
    A Grave Fit for Kings at the Parroquia.

    San Miguel’s Rare Monarch Butterfly Population is Here to Stay
    As previously reported in Atención, there is a small population, or sanctuary, of monarch butterflies that live and reproduce in San Miguel de Allende year-round. They no longer part of the annual migration from Canada. Nine years ago, I brought the monarchs from my Celaya garden, where a small group stayed ...
    San Miguel’s Rare Monarch Butterfly Population is Here to Stay.

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