Conservative Jalisco is not a natural stomping ground for leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to trumpet his platform.
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 ...
Chapala firefighter is recovering from first- and second-degree burns sustained while battling a brush fire Saturday, April 7 in the vicinity of the regional prison located in Haci...
Five years after founding a shelter in Tijuana for banished veterans and two yea...
The Guadalajara Chivas have advanced to the final of the CONCACAF Champions Leag...
It seems as if every village in Mexico with a couple of old churches and a few d...
If you’re new to Mexico and find yourself stricken by a tummy bug, you are...
A National Geographic multimedia concert featuring symphonic music and eye-poppi...
Window closing, not door
It’s the beginning of April and many who have jo...
I’ve had opportunity to go hiking with archaeologists, geologists, biologi...
Four of the five states registering the heftiest increases in violence in 2017 a...
We got there early. In the corral behind Eustacio Ortiz’s tarpaper jacal, ...
I had planned on writing a nice, lengthy, last column worthy of the place I&rsqu...
Ballet de Jalisco
After receiving rave reviews in previous years, the Ballet de Jalisco returns with seven presentations of the ballet “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame,” featuring the music of Rachmaninoff, Tchaikowsky, Wolf-Ferrari, Saint-Säenz, Moniuszko, and Khachaturian. Chor...
Ballet de Jalisco
After receiving rave reviews in previous years, the Ballet de Jalisco returns with seven presentations of the ballet “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame,” featuring the music of Rachmaninoff, Tchaikowsky, Wolf-Ferrari, Saint-Säenz, Moniuszko, and Khachaturian...
The last play of the Lakeside Little Theatre season is Sarah Ruhl’s 2004 “The Clean House.”
LLT playhouse series
Lakeside Little Theatre screens the National Theatre Live presentation of Simon Stone’s radical production of Federico Garcia Lorca’s “Yerma,” Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8, 3 p.m.
Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to ‘Sparrow School,’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon.
On Saturday, March 31, Pedro Álvarez Icaza went out for a run in the woods bordering the rural community of Pinar de la Venta, located eight kilometers west of Guadalajara, and my home for many years.
Large wild animals need space to roam, to find food and mates. Highways limit this space and can result in the slow “strangulation” of certain species, without mentioning the thousands of animals of all sizes that are killed simply trying to cross the road.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
While Mexican citizens have been muddling over expectations for the 2018 national, state and local elections for many months, most resident expats at lakeside have remained blissfully oblivious to the hottest topic on the nation’s social agenda.
Lately, I have found myself slumped over my laptop longing for the good old days when a handful of friends could get together and kibitz at someone’s home or a local bistro just to fill up a lazy afternoon and empty a few tumblers.
A National Geographic multimedia concert featuring symphonic music and eye-popping footage of Earth’s natural bounty will come to Guadalajara next month.
‘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...
Chanting HU, an ancient name for the Divine while in a contemplative state, is a simple technique to open your heart to greater happiness, love, inner peace and understanding.
The Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club (CSRC), in partnership with community members from Mezcala, have completed the building of a structure that will serve as a rainwater collection and filtration point as well as a community “store” that will support the sale of produce to help sustain four ...
LCS Wine Tasting
The Lake Chapala Society holds its third annual wine tasting, Saturday April 7, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Tickets, 150 pesos for members, 180 pesos non-members and 200 pesos on the day of the event, are available at the LCS office.
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.
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.
The annual Bucerias Pet Picnic was held recently at the Abuelos de Bucerias Tercera Edad senior center.
Every condo, casita, hotel room and campsite was filled with families, music and fun.
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.
Mexican Easter celebrations begin on Palm Sunday, March 25 and end on Saturday, April 7.
The 6th Annual Chili Cook Off, sponsored by the Jay Sadler Project, raised 101,000 pesos, thanks to the many participants:
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).
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.
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.
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...
Ajijic restaurant patrons: here’s an ALERT: if you often choose your dining spots on the basis of location, especially those of you who believe all the best restaurants are on the east end or in the center of town, you owe it to yourself and your Ajijic dining credentials to pay a visit to El ...
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.
If you’re new to Mexico and find yourself stricken by a tummy bug, you are not alone.
Bill Wolff has been missing since 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4. He was last seen in Ajijic on Calle Colon driving a 1996 black Mercedes Benz, license plate: U98SARB.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the Lakeside Garden Guild adopted sponsorship of a stunning sculpture by Estela Hidalgo, created in fond remembrance of longtime Ajijic resident Juanita Hidano Reed.
Arandas, a sleepy town of some 80,000 in the farm-rich Los Altos region of Jalisco, may not figure on the “must see” lists of many visitors to this state.
Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins in Mexico on Sunday, April 1 at 2 a.m. Clocks must be turned forward one hour.
The bit of political vaudeville known as “La Niña Bien,” a music video in which a “Good Girl” – code, in Mexico, for a rich but somewhat gauche young woman – proclaims her intention to vote for leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AML...
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.
One might ask why Mexicans so embrace St. Patrick’s Day and the celebration of Ireland’s patron saint.
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.
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.
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.
Guadalajara boxing legend Saul “Canelo” Alvarez prepares to throw the opening pitch of the 2018 Serie de Caribe, held at the Charros Stadium in Zapopan.