Last updateFri, 18 Sep 2020 11am

Local voting groups update ballot mailing help schedule

U.S. voters in Mexico who requested their ballots for the November 3, 2020, election should receive them by email by Saturday at the latest. And voters who hail from most states can and should return their marked ballots electronically (by email or state webpages), say local activists.

The most Mexican of Frenchmen

A minute of silence was held at last week’s press conference announcing details of Guadalajara’s 27th International Mariachi Festival, to honor singer and larger-than-life personality Francois Gouygou, better known as the Charro Frances (French Charro), who died in June in Chapala.

Reopening schools: the plot thickens

Mexican President Lopez Obrador has announced a “historic agreement” between the federal education system and four television networks – media giants Televisa and TV Azteca, as well as the smaller Grupo Imagen and Multimedios – to broadcast classes starting August 24 to young people homebound in the pandemic, thus discarding in-person classes for the start of the 2019-2020 school cycle.