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Hit the road for Day of the Dead festivals

For Lakesiders who don’t get their fill of Day of the Dead happenings going on Friday, November 2, in north shore communities, the nearby towns of Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos and Zapotlanejo are holding extended festivities showcasing the holiday’s entrancing customs and traditions.

Vision of an Ajijic art center gains momentum

We are deeply saddened to report that Winnie Hunt, one of the artists interviewed in this article, died suddenly but peacefully on the morning of October 17. Both her passion for art and the important work she did to advance reproductive rights and freedom for women through her work with Women’s Way and Choice in Philadelphia, will be commemorated and honored in an event at her home on November 13.

Refugee groups go full throttle in aiding caravan

Private and international organizations that focus on migrants entering Mexico have put their attention on the two groups of several thousand mostly Honduran people who banded together for safety as they fled their home nations to seek refuge in countries farther north.

Living large for Day of the Dead

Lakeside residents will observe an intense burst of activity over the coming week as the community comes to life to commemorate the Dia de los Fieles Difuntos (Day of the Faithful Dead) on Friday, November 2.