Last updateFri, 12 Oct 2018 11am

Mature dancers show how its done

Elders decked out in full-skirted adelita outfits drew warm applause as they danced along Avenida Madero in Chapala’s traditional Revolution Day parade, a colorful spectacle that ran for more than two hours.

Mezcala gears up for a bicentennial celebration

On November 25, 1816, a ragtag band of Indian rebels surrendered Mezcala Island to General Jose de la Cruz, commander of Royalist troops assigned to hold the Lake Chapala region. The truce closed a remarkable though obscure chapter in the story of the country’s independence movement.

More Bird Festival demonstrations this weekend

On hand for the opening of the Festival de las Aves, prominent lakeside birders John and Rosemary Keeling (center) joined event organizers Alejandro Juarez and Julieta Reinaldi to show off paper placements given out as souvenirs to encourage conservation of winged species like the roseate spoonbill, northern shoveler, white pelican and long-billed dowitcher.