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Last updateFri, 14 Dec 2018 4pm

Expats, Mexicans try to make sense of bad-tempered presidential debate

Millions of Americans and others around the world were transfixed to their televisions and computers Monday as the two major candidates vying to be the next leader of the free world traded blows during an often surreal debate that prompted one expat in Chapala to observe, “The United States has 340,000 million people and two bad candidates.”


Ranchero icon backing Hillary

Famed Mexican ranchero singer Vicente Fernandez has thrown his support behind Hillary Clinton by releasing a music video in which he urges Latinos to join forces to ensure victory for the Democratic presidential candidate in November.

Rosh Hashanah explained

The festival of Rosh Hashanah (the name means head of the year) will be observed for two days by members of the Jewish faith beginning on 1 Tishrei, (the first day of the year in the Jewish calendar), which this year corresponds to October 3.