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Norwegian opera ‘Peer Gynt’ to grace Degollado stage

-1 DAYS AGO
 Norwegian opera ‘Peer Gynt’ to grace Degollado stage

Opera lovers can rejoice at the news that a production of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s “Peer Gynt” (music by Ibsen’s countryman Edvard Grieg) will be mounted at Guadalajara’s Teatro Degollado the first weekend of November, letting loose a bracing gust of Scandina...

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Entertainment Guide - October 21, 2017

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Entertainment Guide - October 21, 2017

Ballet de Jalisco

The state’s only full-time professional classical dance troupe gives six open-air presentations on consecutive weekends of the world-famous ballet, Swan Lake, in the city’s most popular and largest park.

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LLT opens Season 53 with a dose of levity

13 DAYS AGO
LLT opens Season 53 with a dose of levity

It’s been said you can’t choose your family, and according to David Lindsay-Abaire’s play “Ripcord,” often you can’t choose your roommates either.

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Efren González, artist on the move

27 DAYS AGO
Efren González, artist on the move

Efren González is a man on the move. For the past year, the artist has frequently been absent from his Ajijic studio-gallery, traveling to show his work and attend workshops both as an experienced teacher and a student keen to hone his skills.

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Ribera Arts Review - October 21, 2017

-1 DAYS AGO
Ribera Arts Review - October 21, 2017

Exhibit

Viva La Flaca, an exhibit of paintings and cartoons, opens Sunday, October 22, 1-3 p.m. at Cafe-Gallery 133 on the Plaza in San Antonio.

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Ribera Arts Review - October 14, 2017

6 DAYS AGO
Ribera Arts Review - October 14, 2017

Singers wanted

Hard on the heels of their enormously successful Broadway revue “Singing on a Star,” the Lake Chapala Chorale picks up their Christmas concert rehearsals where they left off. Scheduled for December 15, 16 and 17, this nostalgic show is fittingly called “I’ll B...

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At the Movies - October 14, 2017

6 DAYS AGO

Flatliners

Five medical students embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.

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At the Movies - September 23, 2017

27 DAYS AGO
At the Movies - September 23, 2017

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A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting demon, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.

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Columns

Abstract art in the woods

-1 DAYS AGO
Abstract art in the woods

If you are interested in abstract art and you would like to visit a gallery, don’t waste your time hunting for one in downtown Guadalajara. Instead, head for the woods.

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Visiting impressive Citala Cascade the muddy way: Ajijic hikers celebrate 9th annual Cornfest

6 DAYS AGO
Visiting impressive Citala Cascade the muddy way: Ajijic hikers celebrate 9th annual Cornfest

For years Ajijic hikers have been organizing an annual visit to the waterfalls of Citala followed by a “Cornfest,” a thanksgiving feast of sorts commemorating an event which took place nine years ago and is described thus in the excellent blog, Jim & Carole’s Mexican Adventure....

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

2 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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Is the US flag merely a ‘designated’ emblem or does it symbolize the honor of a precious social and political concept?

3 MONTHS AGO

(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...

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What is a hashtag?

6 DAYS AGO

A question from a reader recently showed up in my inbox. The question is “What is a hashtag?”  Coincidentally the question I received arrived at about the same time as the date many people will consider the ten-year anniversary of the creation of the hashtag.

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COMPUTER CORNER: How far can your Wi-Fi reach? It depends!

27 DAYS AGO

A question I get a lot is “What’s the maximum range of my Wi-Fi?” 

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Post Mother’s Day deliberations

5 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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VIEWPOINT: Trump’s u-turn – not a bad thing?

5 MONTHS AGO

Should we be grateful that President Donald Trump had an “epiphany” and decided to change his mind about pulling the United States out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? 

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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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Who first discovered paradise at Lake Chapala?

6 DAYS AGO
Who first discovered  paradise at Lake Chapala?

October 12 used to be the date on which Christopher Columbus was honored for discovering America. By now most everyone knows that’s a myth.

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Newbie networking: the good, the bad & the ugly

13 DAYS AGO
Newbie networking:  the good, the bad & the ugly

The assimilation of newcomers to the lakeside area has been revolutionized in the information age.

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How Mexico Might Fix NAFTA

-1 DAYS AGO
How Mexico Might Fix  NAFTA

Trade talks between the United States and Mexico resumed amid growing doubts about the likelihood of a successful conclusion to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Voices from former eras still resonate

1 MONTHS AGO
Voices from former  eras still resonate

Leave it to California to come up with America’s latest anti-imperialist twist.

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Expat Living

Annual Livestock Festival offers something for everyone – and every sense

6 DAYS AGO
Annual Livestock Festival offers something for everyone – and every sense

Guadalajara’s Expo Ganadero, an annual livestock fair and competition running from October 5 to November 2, is for the first-time attendee a bewildering overload of several of the cardinal senses.

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Get involved in bird-observing projects

13 DAYS AGO

According to bird experts Kirey Barragán and Alejandra Galindo, there has been a massive boom in bird-observing projects in recent times that rely on ordinary people for their success.

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City Living - March 4, 2017

7 MONTHS 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

8 MONTHS 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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House of Music grand opening at lakeside

-1 DAYS AGO
House of Music grand opening at lakeside

La Casa del Músico is ready to swing open its doors Friday, October 27, 3-5 p.m., at Calle La Paz 59, one block south of the village plaza in San Antonio Tlayacapan.

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Weekly Worship - October 21, 2017

-1 DAYS AGO

The Spiritual Center

Tired of the same old sermon and getting nowhere with your spiritual readings and practices?

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Laguna Chapalac - October 21, 2017

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Laguna Chapalac - October 21, 2017

Open Circle

Pete Soderman presents “Recovering in Chaos” at the next meeting of Open Circle at the Lake Chapala Society, Sunday, October 22, 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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Laguna Chapalac - October 14, 2017

6 DAYS AGO
Laguna Chapalac - October 14, 2017

Open Circle

Carlos Martínez Escalona will give a presentation entitled “Does Education Need a Revolution?” at the next meeting of Open Circle, held at the Lake Chapala Society Sala, Sunday, October 15, 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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Upcoming Puerto Vallarta Pride Festival enjoys support of progressive-minded city government

5 MONTHS AGO
Upcoming Puerto Vallarta Pride Festival enjoys support of progressive-minded city government

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. 

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Young jazzistas prepare for May 7 concert

6 MONTHS AGO
Young jazzistas prepare for May 7 concert

The Salty Paw Jazz Orchestra, Puerto Vallarta’s only youth-based jazz orchestra, returns to the Jazz Foundation on Sunday, May 7, 7 p.m. for the third presentation of its First-Sunday-of-the-Month concert series. 

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North Banderas Beat - March 25, 2017

6 MONTHS AGO
North Banderas Beat - March 25, 2017

A neighbor in need

Claudia Reyes, a young mother and daughter of local drummer Julio Reyes, has been fighting cancer for over a year. She is now in need of a bone marrow transplant. 

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North Banderas Beat – March 11, 2017

7 MONTHS AGO
North Banderas Beat – March 11, 2017

Animal Shelter

The no-kill cat shelter, Paraiso Felino, is inviting everyone to come and help them celebrate their 10th anniversary.

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La Manzanilla Memo - March 18, 2017

7 MONTHS AGO
La Manzanilla Memo - March 18, 2017

Best Little Coffee Café

Tucked into a little corner shop of the Grand Caymen Hotel, located on Lazaro Cardenas, the main street coming into La Manzanilla, Café du Calcetin brews up the best cup of joe you can get on the Costa Allegra.  

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La Manzanilla Memo - March 4, 2017

7 MONTHS AGO
La Manzanilla Memo - March 4, 2017

‘Sylvia’

Bare Bones Readers Theatre’s premier of “Sylvia,” a two-act play written by A. R. Gruny and directed by La Manzanilla’s own Arleen Pace, was, in my opinion, the best night of entertainment held this season.

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Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - March 25, 2017

6 MONTHS AGO
Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - March 25, 2017

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...

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Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - March 11, 2017

7 MONTHS AGO
Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - March 11, 2017

When in Rome … Mexico

In his book “The Brain Power Workout,” author Joel Levy states that learning new tasks, such as discovering a new language, is one of the best ways to stimulate brain power.

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Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - March 17, 2017

7 MONTHS AGO
Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - March 17, 2017

Politically Active

Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas will hold their annual meeting on Monday, March 20, from 5-7 p.m. on the upstairs terrace at No Way José! Restaurant in Old Town Puerto Vallarta, 5 de Febrero 260. 

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Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - March 17, 2017

7 MONTHS AGO
Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - March 17, 2017

Politically Active

Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas will hold their annual meeting on Monday, March 20, from 5-7 p.m. on the upstairs terrace at No Way José! Restaurant in Old Town Puerto Vallarta, 5 de Febrero 260. 

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Mexican Lifestyles

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

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

3 MONTHS AGO
Looking Back: A review of June news from the last 50 years

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Golf course on track

As the new golf course of the Country Club de Chapala nears completion, golfers and vacationers from the Guadalajara area are visiting San Nicolas de Ibarra in increasing numbers. Although the new road will not be completed until late June, the road from Chapala is servic...

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Aeromexico launches new US route

3 MONTHS AGO

Aeromexico this month started its new daily (except Tuesdays) direct service from Guadalajara to San Jose, California in conjunction with Delta Airlines.

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San Miguel de Allende named world’s top city

3 MONTHS AGO
San Miguel de Allende named world’s top city

San Miguel de Allende has been named the world’s top destination for 2017 by Travel + Leisure Magazine, a publication upscale enough so that even the website feels glossy.

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Correction - September 30, 2017

20 DAYS AGO
Correction - September 30, 2017

Last week, we incorrectly identified the owner of Indian Curry in a photograph that accompanied a review on that eatery. 

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Curried flavors: a new Indian cuisine venue

27 DAYS AGO
Curried flavors: a new Indian cuisine venue

Indian cuisine is strongly shaped by Indian history, its diverse cultural influences, religion, ancient traditions and the Indian people themselves.

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Useful, portable guide to Mexican profanity hot off the presses

13 DAYS AGO
Useful, portable guide to Mexican profanity hot off the presses

“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. 

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The remarkable story of British artist who found fame in Mexico but not at home

6 MONTHS AGO
The remarkable story of British artist who found fame in Mexico but not at home

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.

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Remember, dogs are feeling the heat, too

6 MONTHS 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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Hot season eating tips

6 MONTHS AGO
Hot season eating tips

There’s a less welcome aspect of spring that sneaks in with Jalisco’s sunshine and heat.

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News

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

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

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

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Bull fighting season gets underway

-1 DAYS AGO

Guadalajara’s premiere bull-fighting season gets underway this month, with senior matadors taking center stage at the Nuevo Progreso Plaza de Toros. 

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Anita’s Animals writes its final chapter

6 DAYS AGO
Anita’s Animals writes its final chapter

The final chapter of Anita’s Animals has been written in a progress report submitted last week by Edelweiss Padilla Strehlow, the daughter of the shelter’s founder.

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Offbeat Catrina race in Ajijic supports breast cancer treatment

6 DAYS AGO

Put on your athletic shoes and join the local alliance with Breast Cancer Awareness Month by signing up for the Carrera Catrina 5K / De-Feet Breast Cancer race, to be held Sunday, October 29, in Ajijic.

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Hallowed grounds come to life for Day of the Dead

-1 DAYS AGO
Hallowed grounds come to life for Day of the Dead

The hushed aura that prevails at lakeside area cemeteries through most of the year dissipates over the final days of October as local inhabitants prepare to honor the dearly departed.

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Judges allowing many criminals to walk free

-1 DAYS AGO

Zapopan Mayor Pablo Lemus has vented his frustration following the arrest of a man during an attempted armed robbery of a convenience store in the Jardines del Valle neighborhood of the metro-area municipality.  

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What new US tax plan?

6 DAYS AGO

After waiting several weeks, er, make that months, and enduring endless tweets in August, we seem to have a “drum roll” tax plan.

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Nafta breakup looks likely after Trump’s new comments

6 DAYS AGO
Nafta breakup looks likely after Trump’s new comments

Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray has warned that bilateral cooperation in a variety of spheres could be seriously affected if the United States decides to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta).

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San Pancho to host surf festival

3 MONTHS AGO

San Pancho, Sayulita’s more mild-mannered neighbor in the state of Nayarit, will host a three-day surf competition the weekend of July 21-23.

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8 PV beaches obtain Blue Flag certification

3 MONTHS AGO

Puerto Vallarta now has eight beaches with Blue Flag “cleanliness” certification and a ninth is on the way, according to Mayor Arturo Davalos.

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Colima Volcano photo wins Nat Geo prize

2 MONTHS AGO
Colima Volcano photo wins Nat Geo prize

About an hour drive south from Guadalajara is the Colima Volcano, an active stratovolcano that straddles the Colima-Jalisco border. 

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Veterans banished to Mexico buoyed by visit from US Congressional Hispanic Caucus

3 MONTHS AGO
Veterans banished to Mexico buoyed by visit from US Congressional Hispanic Caucus

“What you see here today is a travesty,” Congressman Joaquín Castro declared to a small, hushed crowd.

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Business Briefs - July 8, 2017

3 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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Investors go crazy for Cuervo

8 MONTHS AGO

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...

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Obituary - October 14, 2017

6 DAYS AGO
Obituary - October 14, 2017

Frederik Emil Schultz

Fred Schultz, 72, lost his 14-month-long battle with pancreatic cancer and died quietly in Berkeley, California on September 11.

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Obituaries - October 7, 1017

13 DAYS AGO
Obituaries - October 7, 1017

Sterling Frederick White

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Play ball: Charros de Jalisco off to winning start

6 DAYS AGO
Play ball: Charros de Jalisco off to winning start

Expectations are high for the Charros de Jalisco after the Guadalajara-based ball club recorded a win in their home opener to the 2017-18 season of the winter Mexican Pacific League (LMP).

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Big fight lives up to the hype

27 DAYS AGO
Big fight lives up to the hype

Guadalajara’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan slugged it out for an honorable draw on Mexican Independence Day in Las Vegas, although the decision proved controversial.

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