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San Miguel de Allende Arts Fest Opens with Street Carnival

PULSE NEWS MEXICO The first-ever edition of the San Miguel de Allende Arts Festival (FASMA) opened with a spectacular citywide street carnival on Friday, Aug. 12. The 10-day festival in the Mexican state of Guanajuato located just 274 kilometers from Mexico City, is intended to showcase the San Miguel’s premiere artists and cultural performers for both national and international visitors.

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Former Mexican President Echeverría Dead at Age 100

PULSE NEWS MEXICO Former Mexican President Luis Echeverría Álvarez, who served as the country’s head of state from 1970 to 1976, died on Friday, July 8, at home in his sleep, sources close to his family reported Saturday, July 9. Echeverría, who was a populist president from the centralist Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) turned 100 on Jan.17. On Nov. 14,

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Mexican Soprano to Perform in Indigenous Mixe Opera

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexican soprano singer María Reyna will offer an operatic concert dedicated to the indigenous Mixe people, who live in the eastern highlands of the central state of Oaxaca, in a one-night performance at the National Center for the Arts (Cenart) on Saturday, May 21. The concert, titled “Orgullosa Soy Raíz” (“I am Proud of

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900 Artists Leap and Spin in International Day of the Dance Celebration

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF A conglomeration of more than 900 modern, classic and traditional Mexican dancers from 80 different troupes participated in a daylong, five-venue celebration of International Day of the Dance on Monday, May 2. The XV Plural Dance Encounter in Mexico City marked a return to post-covid-19 face-to-face performances, organized by the capital’s Culture Secretariat’s Ollin

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Mexico Helped in Exploration of Submerged Maya Ruin in Guatemala

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) helped Guatemala in the exploration of the submerged Maya city in Lake Atitlán. The underwater site, which sank mysteriously into the lake hundreds of years ago, includes a complex of temples, plazas, houses and stelae, which had never before been seen by modern scientists. The joint

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Mexico Earns Confucius Prize for Literacy

XINHUA Mexico, along with Egypt and Cote d’Ivoire, was awarded this year’s UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy on Monday, Sept. 27, in Qufu, home of the great Shang Dynasty philosopher in China’s Shandong Province. Mexico received the award for its “Building & Growing” public education program, while Egypt got the award for an online rural literacy project and Cote D’Ivoire

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