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Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal – January 2, 2016

Eco Friendly Waves

More eco-friendly waves are reaching the shores of Costalegre. Christina Hernandez and Rodrigo Alvarez, with backgrounds in biology and bio-intensive agriculture respectively, recently gave a Power Point presentation to the civic-minded group United for Barra. 


Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal – December 19, 2015

Coffee at Christmas

Each holiday season, three enterprising women – Alexa Boyt, Alison Ochoa and Estela Rodriguez – make sure to provide something a little special for their patrons, along with their own unique café atmosphere and five-star cups of coffee. 

Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - December 5, 2015

Travel Money Needed

Coach Alberto Palacios Coronado would be grateful to collect 12,000 pesos to bus 24 Barra de Navidad area student athletes to a state competition in Guadalajara on December 11. The girls and boys he instructs in Olympic wrestling are aged between 5 and 19. 

Barra de Navidad and Melaque Journal – March 27, 2014

The International Language

Barra’s families come from fishing and agriculture ancestry, so locals are drawn to certain musical styles. Of course, the town’s population includes tourists and expats, who along with locals, like to kick back and groove to banda, norteña and grupera sounds.