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Rocket fire at dawn ignites Holy Cross festivities

Nervous lakeside residents should not be alarmed to be roused from their sleep early Thursday, May 3 by a barrage of loud explosions.  It will simply be the signal for the start of celebrations held on the Feast of the Holy Cross.

May’s topsy-turvy holidays

In a quirky historical twist, two celebratory days in the first week of May (Dia del Trabajo and Cinco de Mayo) had their origins in the United States and Mexico respectively, but are today more widely observed in the other country.

Chapala sailing school aims to breed champions

The Chapala Yacht Club has been buzzing with activity over the Easter holidays as a select bunch of youngsters takes advantage of their vacation time to pick up the pace of training for Mexico’s 2012 season of major sailing competitions.

Reflections on the Ajijic Passion Play: A conversation with Jesus

Stunning scenery, handsome period costumes and dramatic action provided plenty of visual splendor to captivate the throngs attending the various episodes of the 2012 Ajijic Passion Play.  In each sequence, the eyes of the spectators were constantly drawn to Felipe de Jesus Angulo Marquez playing the lead role of Jesus of Nazareth.