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Obituaries - April 14 - 2018

Obituaries - April 14 - 2018

Bobby Lee Moore

Bobby Lee Moore passed away peacefully on Monday, March 26 afte...

Mexican Lifestyles

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Going with the flow

Going with the flow

Early Monday morning I dashed off to Chapala on a mission to get a copy of my CF...

Arts & Entertainment

Tragic tale of clowns and murder coming to Guadalajara

-1 DAYS AGO

Next week, Ruggero Leoncavallo’s 1892 opera “Pagliacci” – or Payasos, in Spanish – is coming in all its melodramatic, murderous glory to Guadalajara’s grand dame theater, Teatro Degollado.

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Entertainment Guide - April 21, 2018

-1 DAYS AGO
Entertainment Guide - April 21, 2018

Extra ballet shows

Due to popular demand, the Ballet de Jalisco adds two more presentations of the ballet “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame,” featuring the music of Rachmaninoff,  Tchaikovsky, Wolf-Ferrari, Saint-Säens, Moniuszko, and Khachaturian.

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‘The Clean House’ shuts door on LLT’s 53rd season

13 DAYS AGO
‘The Clean House’ shuts door on LLT’s 53rd season

The last play of the Lakeside Little Theatre season is Sarah Ruhl’s 2004 “The Clean House.”

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Quality at Naked Stage

27 DAYS AGO
Quality at Naked Stage

Local theater goers are in for another treat at Naked Stage with the upcoming reading performance of “The Quality of Life” by Jane Anderson, running Friday, March 30 to Sunday, April 1.

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Ribera Arts Review - April 21, 2018

-1 DAYS AGO
Ribera Arts Review - April 21, 2018

Actors’ Showcase

Bravo Theatre is presenting the fifth Actor’s Showcase Friday, April 20, 7:30 p.m. at Bravo Theatre, Rio Bravo 10 in Ajijic.

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Ribera Arts Review - April 14, 2018

6 DAYS AGO
Ribera Arts Review - April 14, 2018

Wonderful World Trio

The trio of Jim Barto on trumpet and flugelhorn, Cindy Paul on vocals and Roberto Cerda on vocals and guitar are reuniting to play a concert at La Bodega, Friday, April 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets, 150 pesos in advance and 200 at the door, are available at La Bodega. No reservat...

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At the Movies - April 21, 2018

-1 DAYS AGO

Truth or Dare

A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone -- or something -- begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.

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At the Movies - April 14, 2018

6 DAYS AGO

Game Night

A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery.

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Columns

A visit to the largest tree farm in Latin America

-1 DAYS AGO
A visit to the largest tree farm in Latin America

Bosque Urbano is a huge vivero (plant nursery) situated at the northeastern corner of Guadalajara’s Colomos Park and responsible for the planting of thousands of trees per week, all around the city.

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Looking for good used books in English? Check out La Perla

6 DAYS AGO
Looking for good used books in English? Check out La Perla

I’ve had opportunity to go hiking with archaeologists, geologists, biologists and botanists and it’s always a special experience.

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Posadas 50 years ago: Times of slender means, simple joys, barefoot winters

4 MONTHS AGO

We got there early. In the corral behind Eustacio Ortiz’s tarpaper jacal, we stacked gunny sacks of chayote, wild camote, jicama, oranges, limones, peanuts, sugared candies.

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Comin’ south early on: Startling experiences in a brand new place

8 MONTHS AGO

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.

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Don’t get locked out! Recovering lost passwords

27 DAYS AGO

Recently in this column I chronicled the story of the client who survived the loss of her computer because she had planned ahead and had done everything right. 

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Avoid catastrophes with preplanning

1 MONTHS AGO

One of my clients recently suffered an unfortunate loss, the fallout from which was mitigated by her having a very good disaster plan. 

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PRI presidential candidate cozies up to Jalisco faithful

3 MONTHS AGO
PRI presidential candidate cozies up to Jalisco faithful

Four of the five states registering the heftiest increases in violence in 2017 are not governed by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI), José Antonio Meade, the party’s nominee for president, pointed out during his first visit to Guadalajara at the end of last month.

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Post Mother’s Day deliberations

11 MONTHS AGO
Post Mother’s  Day deliberations

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...

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A midwesterner moves to Mexico - So Long, Farewell ...

1 YEAR AGO

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.

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A midwesterner moves to Mexico - Packing Up

1 YEAR AGO

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...

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Going with the flow

-1 DAYS AGO
Going with the flow

Early Monday morning I dashed off to Chapala on a mission to get a copy of my CFE electrical service bill. 

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Sticking to #FactsFirst

6 DAYS AGO
Sticking to #FactsFirst

The current uproar over a presumed rise in crime is troubling many lakeside area residents. While keeping tabs on the local grapevine, I’m finding that hard facts are hard to come by.

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Learning to speak Spanish in four minutes

-1 DAYS AGO

If you’re anything like me, you’re feeling guilty about speaking Spanglish in such a way that it sounds like it might be deep-state code for a coup.

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Over the hill? Time for a lift

6 DAYS AGO
Over the hill? Time for a lift

Cosmetic surgery is often viewed as our interminable battle against aging. What seems to be different today in many places is that it’s acceptable to talk publicly about all those age-removing techniques.

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Expat Living

Looking Back: A review of April news from the last 50 years

-1 DAYS AGO
Looking Back: A review of April news from the last 50 years

In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our March editions 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.

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Nat Geo audio-visual show to play Teatro Diana in May

13 DAYS AGO

A National Geographic multimedia concert featuring symphonic music and eye-popping footage of Earth’s natural bounty will come to Guadalajara next month.

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City Living - March 4, 2017

1 YEAR AGO

‘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...

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City Living - February 18, 2017

1 YEAR AGO
City Living - February 18, 2017

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...

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Women supporting women

-1 DAYS AGO
Women supporting women

A fundraiser for the Women of Mezcala Jewelry Making Project will be held at Huerto Cafe in Riberas del Pilar Monday, April 23, 5-7 p.m.

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Weekly Worship - April 21, 2018

-1 DAYS AGO

Christ Church Lakeside

Christ Church Lakeside, formally Christ Church Episcopal, a Anglican/Episcopal mission of the Diocese of the West in the Anglican Church of Mexico, will observe the Fourth Sunday of Easter, April 22, with the Holy Eucharist at 10 a.m. in the La Huerta Eventos Center...

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Laguna Chapalac - April 21, 2018

-1 DAYS AGO
Laguna Chapalac - April 21, 2018

New to Lakeside or Mexico?

The Lake Chapala Society’s “Introduction to Lakeside Seminar,” originally slated for Thursday, April 12, has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 14, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Laguna Chapalac - April 14, 2018

6 DAYS AGO
Laguna Chapalac - April 14, 2018

Legion language practice

American Legion Post 7 Chapala is expecting a visit by an English class from San Juan de los Lagos on Saturday, April 14.

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Whale-watching season begins

4 MONTHS AGO
Whale-watching season begins

Un-mothball your windbreaker, polish your binocular lens and ready your soul to shiver in awe at the sight of the ocean’s great mammalian leviathans, for whale watching season is upon us once again.

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Puerto Vallarta claims fame to boasting world’s longest hanging vehicular bridge

4 MONTHS AGO
Puerto Vallarta claims fame to boasting world’s longest hanging vehicular bridge

The Cuale River is one of the Vallarta-area’s principal attractions, a green snake winding its way through the western Sierra Madre mountains before it empties into the sea right in the middle of Puerto Vallarta proper.

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North Banderas Beat - March 24, 2018

27 DAYS AGO
North Banderas Beat - March 24, 2018

Pet Picnic

The annual Bucerias Pet Picnic was held recently at the Abuelos de Bucerias Tercera Edad senior center.

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North Banderas Beat - February 24, 2018

1 MONTHS AGO
North Banderas Beat - February 24, 2018

Working vacation

You are coming to Bucerias, one of the most popular beach resort towns in the state of Nayarit, to do some upkeep on your family’s rental property. A week should be long enough to get the work done.

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La Manzanilla Memo - April 7, 2018

13 DAYS AGO
La Manzanilla Memo - April 7, 2018

Semana Santa

Every condo, casita, hotel room and campsite was filled with families, music and fun. 

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La Manzanilla Memo - March 24, 2018

27 DAYS AGO
La Manzanilla Memo - March 24, 2018

Cisco’s Amigo’s success

Success cannot adequately describe the outstanding accomplishment of the recent clinic held here in La Manzanilla.  

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Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - March 31, 2018

19 DAYS AGO
Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - March 31, 2018

Window closing, not door

It’s the beginning of April and many who have joined the community to escape all or part of the northern climes are planning their travels home.

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Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - March 17, 2018

1 MONTHS AGO
Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - March 17, 2018

Celebrating Easter

Mexican Easter celebrations begin on Palm Sunday, March 25 and end on Saturday, April 7.

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Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - March 31, 2018

19 DAYS AGO
Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - March 31, 2018

Cookoff update

The 6th Annual Chili Cook Off, sponsored by the Jay Sadler Project, raised 101,000 pesos, thanks to the many participants:

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Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - March 13, 2018

1 MONTHS AGO
Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - March 13, 2018

Chorus fundraiser

The Puerto Vallarta Gay Men’s Chorus holds its sixth annual fundraising gala – Crystal Ball, an Evening Under the Stars – on Friday, March 23, 7 p.m. at the Casa Karma Boutique Resort (Barra de Navidad 1247, Conchas Chinas).

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Mexican Lifestyles

When to tip – and not to tip

5 MONTHS AGO
When to tip – and not to tip

Tipping is woven into the fabric of Mexico’s social culture, chiefly because of its informal, cash-driven economy.

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Looking Back: A review of August news from the last 50 years

7 MONTHS AGO
Looking Back: A review of August news from the last 50 years

In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our August editions 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.

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Dueling Pueblos Mágicos, Round 1: Mazamitla vs. Tequila

6 DAYS AGO
Dueling Pueblos Mágicos, Round 1: Mazamitla vs. Tequila

It seems as if every village in Mexico with a couple of old churches and a few decently-preserved adobe buildings wants a slice of the Pueblo Magico pie.

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New program to make traveling to Mexico with pets easier

1 MONTHS AGO

Mexico’s National Health, Inoculation and Agricultural Quality Service (SENASICA) has initiated a program making it easier for pet owners to travel with their (most commonly) hirsute companions. 

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Head to the market to find Mexico’s super-size fruit

6 DAYS AGO
Head to the market to find Mexico’s super-size fruit

When it comes to jumbo fruits, look no further than the mighty yaca (jackfruit) – cultivated in abundance on the Nayarit coastline and, of course, used in Asian cuisine for centuries.

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Jitomate Gourmet: Italian rich with Italian flair

27 DAYS AGO
Jitomate Gourmet: Italian rich with Italian flair

Jitomate Gourmet – a unique, compact gourmet sala, modestly but deftly decorated for gourmet presentations – is known for its bada-bing Italian pizzas, reputed to be the best pizzas around (a cliché these days – but not at lakeside), chiefly because their standards are authe...

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Lake Chapala's Birds

1 MONTHS AGO
Lake Chapala's Birds

A recent photograph published in this newspaper of some 20 young students holding up this pamphlet, Aves del Lago de Chapala, at the reopening of the Alexander Humboldt bird watching trail in San Antonio Tlayacapan made us look into where the young ladies found their birding literature.

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Moctezuma’s Revenge: part of the Mexican traveling experience

2 MONTHS AGO
Moctezuma’s Revenge: part of the Mexican traveling experience

If you’re new to Mexico and find yourself stricken by a tummy bug, you are not alone.

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Remember, dogs are feeling the heat, too

1 YEAR AGO
Remember, dogs are feeling the heat, too

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.

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News

Ritzy mall goes up on Lopez Mateos Sur

6 DAYS AGO
Ritzy mall goes up on Lopez Mateos Sur

Sears may be falling on hard times in the United States, but one of Mexico’s biggest department store chains is forging ahead with new projects.

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GDL doctors protest arrest of colleagues in Oaxaca

6 DAYS AGO

In 75 cities around Mexico, including Guadalajara, doctors came together to protest the arrest of two doctors in Oaxaca, who were detained last week after a boy in their care died following surgery for a broken elbow last November.

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Lake Chapala Society cultivates unity in a diverse community

-1 DAYS AGO
Lake Chapala Society cultivates unity in a diverse community

Three afternoons a week a group of women get together on the grounds of the Lake Chapala Society (LCS) to learn the skills of hand-embroidery.

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Federal police out in force at lakeside

-1 DAYS AGO
Federal police out in force at lakeside

A stream of least five federal police pick-ups roll along the Carretera at lakeside this week.

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Earth Day festival/expo in Zapopan

-1 DAYS AGO

The Festival de la Tierra, whose mission is to promote environmental consciousness through engagement with art and science, is coming to Guadalajara, Thursday-Sunday, April 19-22, with Forums and workshops taking place at various venues around the city.

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Mexican Navy attacks state cops

-1 DAYS AGO

A helicopter from the Mexican Navy (Marina) opened fire on five patrol vehicles from Jalisco’s Fuerza Unica rapid response police squad Sunday in an incident that Governor Aristoteles Sandoval later described as “a confusion.”

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Migrant caravan draws hostile Trump tweets

13 DAYS AGO
Migrant caravan draws hostile Trump tweets

The yearly “Via Crucis” (stations of the cross) migrant caravan, whose participants are mainly comprised of citizens from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador seeking asylum in Mexico and/or the United States, has received unlikely publicity from the world’s most powerful person, U....

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Clocks spring forward Sunday

19 DAYS AGO
Clocks spring forward Sunday

Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins in Mexico on Sunday, April 1 at 2 a.m. Clocks must be turned forward one hour.

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US Consulate to hold info fair in Nuevo Vallarta

13 DAYS AGO

After a successful recent event in Ajijic, the United States Consulate General in Guadalajara will be hosting an information fair for expats in the Puerto Vallarta area next week.

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Shooting of gay man in PV was ‘hate crime’ victim says

13 DAYS AGO
Shooting of gay man in PV was ‘hate crime’ victim says

Following the recent shooting of a gay man, the Tourism Association of Puerto Vallarta has stressed that the resort remains one of the safest destinations for the LGBTQ visitor, not only in Mexico, but on an international level.

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Deported US serviceman ‘overwhelmed’ as naturalization ceremony approaches

13 DAYS AGO
Deported US serviceman ‘overwhelmed’ as naturalization ceremony approaches

Five years after founding a shelter in Tijuana for banished veterans and two years after starting his personal quest for repatriation to the United States, Hector Barajas finds himself in the midst of a whirlwind.

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Trump inspects prototype border walls

1 MONTHS AGO
Trump inspects prototype border walls

Last Tuesday, U.S. president Donald Trump paid a visit to a bare patch of desert outside of San Diego to inspect border wall prototypes, looking over them in the baking heat not unlike, perhaps, the way a demanding fashion designer peruses a series of fabric swatches.

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Inflation soars to 6.77 percent in 2018

3 MONTHS AGO
Inflation soars to 6.77 percent in 2018

Data released this week by the National Statistics Agency (Inegi) showed the consumer price index to have risen by 0.59 percent in December, leaving inflation for 2017 at 6.77 percent – the highest level since 2000, when the rate was 8.96 percent.

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Business Briefs - July 8, 2017

9 MONTHS AGO

$ 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.

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Obituaries - April 14 - 2018

6 DAYS AGO
Obituaries - April 14 - 2018

Bobby Lee Moore

Bobby Lee Moore passed away peacefully on Monday, March 26 after nodding off while reading a book. He was 73 years old and had been in poor health for a while. He had been a resident of the Chapala area since 2002.

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Obituary - March 10, 2018

1 MONTHS AGO
Obituary - March 10, 2018

Glenn Wilson Hatfield

Glenn Wilson Hatfield, 88, died on October 13, 2017, at his home in the Rossmoor retirement community of Walnut Creek, California, after a fall that fractured his hip and a hospitalization at John Muir hospital. 

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Chivas brush off cold to defeat Toronto

-1 DAYS AGO

Despite nearly sub-zero temperatures in Toronto, the Guadalajara Chivas won the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final against Toronto FC last Tuesday.

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Chivas-Toronto clash to decide regional soccer champions

6 DAYS AGO

The Guadalajara Chivas have advanced to the final of the CONCACAF Champions League – the premier tournament involving the top soccer clubs in North America, Central America and the Caribbean.

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