The stop-start saga of Guadalajara’s outer city beltway, the Macrolibramiento, has finally ended.
The firm Centro para el Retiro de Ajijic (Ajijic Retirement Center) laid the fir...
Filmic wizard and Guadalajara native Guillermo Del Toro (“Pan’s Laby...
“Señor Bradley’s Guide to Mouthing Off in Mexico” diver...
Juan Diego Allera and his wife Laura love their goats – all 25 of them. An...
The fifth annual gay pride festival in Puerto Vallarta will take place the week ...
Río de la Pasión (Passion River) is 22 kilometers long and for muc...
Allyn Hunt, a former editor and owner of this newspaper and South of North colum...
I had planned on writing a nice, lengthy, last column worthy of the place I&rsqu...
“The sky is falling! Wi-Fi encryption has been cracked!”
It’s fiesta time in Ajijic. If you’re new around here, brace yoursel...
The second play of the Lakeside Little Theatre (LLT) season is the romantic dram...
“Coco,” a movie produced and helmed by U.S. filmmakers about Dia de los Muertos, has shattered box office records in Mexico, where it is now the top-grossing movie of all time with a present take of $US43 million, a number sure to keep climbing during the remainder of its theatrical run....
To the untrained eye, Marcelo Tobar’s film “Oso Polar” (Polar Bear), which picked up the Best Mexican Feature award at the recent Morelia Film Festival, looks to all intents and purposes like any other movie made in this country on a limited budget.
The second play of the Lakeside Little Theatre (LLT) season is the romantic drama “Time Stands Still” by Donald Margulies.
Vera Lynn tribute
Cindy Paul performs “We’ll Meet Again,” a tribute to Vera Lynn, at an event sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion at La Casa del Musico, La Paz 59 in San Antonio Tlayacapan, Friday and Saturday, November 17 and 18, 7-9 p.m.
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.
Río de la Pasión (Passion River) is 22 kilometers long and for much of its length serves as a wiggly border between the states of Jalisco and Michoacán.
Ceboruco Volcano looms 2,260 meters high above the little town of Jala, Nayarit, located 120 kilometers northwest of Guadalajara.
Allyn Hunt, a former editor and owner of this newspaper and South of North columnist for more than 45 years, has retired from writing his weekly column. The Reporter will occasionally publish previously run columns of his in this space. This column was first published in May, 1988.
(A version of this column was first published in the July 1, 1989 edition of this newspaper)
The United States Supreme Court decision concerning the case of Gregory Johnson, arrested for burning the U.S. flag during a protest demonstration at the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, Texas...
“The sky is falling! Wi-Fi encryption has been cracked!”
Several decades ago, not long after I arrived in Mexico, I was strolling down Guadalajara’s Avenida Federalismo and struck up a conversation with a rather down-at-heel man, probably in his early fifties. It turned out he was from Guatemala and living in a refugee camp in Michoacan, Jalisco&rsq...
I had planned on writing a nice, lengthy, last column worthy of the place I’ve had the pleasure of living in for the past two years.
The wool coat looks worse for the non-wear. It is wrinkled from being unworn and crammed in the back of a closet for two years; dotted with dust and dog hair from a dog that departed the family a year ago; in need of a lint brush that can’t be found in the pile of things to be thrown away, don...
It’s fiesta time in Ajijic. If you’re new around here, brace yourself for a total transformation of the quaint and peaceful village pitched by your realtor and websites spieling expertise on retirement abroad.
Rev. Ricardo Joel Gómez Osnaya was elected Bishop of the Diocese of the West of the Anglican Church of Mexico at a special Synod held November 11 in Guadalajara at Cathedral de San Pablo, in Colonia Seattle in Zapopan.
The American Society (Amsoc) is gearing up for upcoming winter season with a series of events through November and early December.
‘Empty Bowls’ at American School
The American School’s fourth “Tazones Vacíos” (Empty Bowls) event on Thursday, March 6 seeks to raise funds for the Organización de Nutrición Infantil (ONI), a Guadalajara-based NGO whose mission is to prevent malnu...
El Clasico: Chivas vs. America
Bars will be packed the evening of Saturday, February 18 as local soccer favorites Chivas take on their huge Mexico City rivals America in the game referred to as El Clasico. After six games of the season, Chivas are in fourth place in the 18-team table. Kick of...
Proceeds from the recent De-Feet Breast Cancer Catrina Race were disbursed at the November 14 meeting of Ajijic Rotary Club.
Eighty-eight players competed in the 14th annual Golf Classic held November 9 at Chapala Country Club in Vista del Lago – a fundraiser for the Chapala delegation of the Cruz Roja (Red Cross).
The Lake Chapala Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a Remembrance Day ceremony Saturday, November 11, 10:30 a.m. at the Sisters of the Order of the Benedictinas del Santisimo Sacramento, Calle Jesus Garcia Norte, across from Panino’s Deli in San Antonio Tlayacapan.&...
The fifth annual gay pride festival in Puerto Vallarta will take place the week of May 21-28. Seven days of revelry blast off Sunday, May 21 with the welcoming party at Mantamar Beach Club.
The new Bucerias Spay/Neuter committee has plans for more than just sponsorships of free clinics.
In a while, crocodile!
It is well known on the Costa Alegre that La Manzanilla is home to the largest cocodrilario (crocodile sanctuary) on the Jalisco coast.
For the Love of Coffee
Located on Vincente Guerrero in Villa Obregon, La Taza Negra is an oasis for coffee lovers.
On our way home
By the time you read this column, we will be on the long trek back to our home in Canada. It’s a bittersweet time to be sure. We drive here in October from our cottage north of Toronto, Ontario. So many people are curious about the journey that we thought we would tell you abo...
The U.S., Canadian and Mexican Community will pay respect to veterans at Parque Hidalgo Saturday, November 11, 11a.m. U.S. Consular Agent Kelly Trainor, Canadian Senior Consular Program Officer Adam Charlebois, DIF President Candelaria Tovar Hernandez and a representative from the Mexi...
Tipping is woven into the fabric of Mexico’s social culture, chiefly because of its informal, cash-driven economy.
In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our August editions 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.
Aeromexico this month started its new daily (except Tuesdays) direct service from Guadalajara to San Jose, California in conjunction with Delta Airlines.
Last week, we incorrectly identified the owner of Indian Curry in a photograph that accompanied a review on that eatery.
“Señor Bradley’s Guide to Mouthing Off in Mexico” diverges from a work-a-day linguistic handbook in a few ways: it is unclinical and casual in tone, expressions a partisan affection for Mexico and its linguistic idiosyncrasies, and utilizes a discernible voice.
A new biography on the extraordinary life of the late Leonora Carrington, the British artist who made a name for herself in Mexico rather than in her own country, hit the real and virtual shelves last week.
It’s not just us humans who are feeling the calor in the days leading up to the start of the rainy season. Our pets almost certainly suffer as much as us – dogs especially.
More than 150 women entrepreneurs will be exhibiting a wide range of products and services at the Expo Emprende y Hecho por Mujeres show that is running Friday and Saturday, November 17 and 18, along the central divider of Guadalajara’s Avenida Chapultepec.
The firm Centro para el Retiro de Ajijic (Ajijic Retirement Center) laid the first stone of a planned 200-unit assisted living center on Thursday, November 16.
This weekend, the pine tree festooned town of Tapalpa will offer – along with fresh, alpine air – two days of music and art, free of charge, as part of the Festival Tapalpa 2017.
According to Jalisco’s Department of Social Development (SEDIS), policies implemented by the Trump Administration targeting Mexican immigrants have, at least in some areas, had the opposite of their intended effect.
Local mail carriers hope that customers show their appreciation for their labor with a donation on November 12, Dia del Cartero.
Eight builders, including a Hispanic-owned, Arizona company and an Israeli radar maker, unveiled models for walls to be constructed at the Mexican-American border, according to Voice of America.
If you haven’t heard of it, Kukur Tihar is a Hindu holiday which celebrates that miraculous and much fussed over creature known as the dog.
Filmic wizard and Guadalajara native Guillermo Del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth,” “the Devil’s Backbone,” “Hellboy”) has weighed in on the sex scandal which has been swirling around Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s considerable suited bulk f...
$ doesn’t follow degree
In Mexico, monthly pay for a postgraduate degree employee fell by 10,000 pesos between 2005 and 2016, according to a study by the Salary Observatory of the University Iberoamericano Puebla.
The initial public offering for tequila producer Jose Cuervo on the Mexican Stock Exchange this week was at least four times oversubscribed, according to reports in several business journals.
Bloomberg reported that Jose Cuervo sold about US$790 million of shares in Mexico’s biggest equity of...
Eduardo Chavez Morin Vollweiler died October 20 at the age of 91 in an IMSS hospital in Guadalajara after a fall.
For many competitors it’s 26 miles 385 yards of pure pain. But for those who finish a marathon, the euphoria is usually indescribable.