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Ajijic marks Night of the Dead with spooky parade

Ajijic’s innovative Night of the Dead festival rated as a rousing success, with hundreds turning out to watch the spooky torch-light parade, wander the plaza for a peek at traditional memorial altars and marvel at a block-long colored sawdust carpet artfully laid out on Calle Parroquia.

Tribunal to evaluate polemic Jalisco dam

An international tribunal is set to review the construction of a controversial dam in northern Jalisco next week, in the first of many hearings to take place in Mexico over the next three years.

Suds, suds, suds: the rise of craft beer

Guadalajara’s craft beer industry is booming, with new microbreweries cropping up all the time. Among those to catch the Reporter’s eye during the International Beer Festival in October was the boldly named Cerveza Uno, a one-man operation run by Luis Enrique Lepe Tinoco.

Is Mexican society inherently racist?

The image of a young blonde girl begging on the streets of Guadalajara caused an online uproar last week, raising the often overlooked issue of racism in contemporary Mexican society.

Lakeside comes to life for Day of the Dead

Lake Chapala area residents will note not a pause, but rather an intense burst of activity as Mexico’s idiosyncratic commemorations of All Saints and All Souls rolls around at the end of next week.