Last updateFri, 19 Jul 2019 11am

Governor lays out groundwork for Lake Chapala regional development plan

Embarking on his first official working tour of the Lake Chapala area Friday, June 14, Governor Enrique Alfaro put a spotlight on the governmental thrust for rural activities, wrapping up the visit with the introduction of a sweeping regional development plan to achieve social and economic well-being balanced with the protection of natural resources.

Chapala street market on the move

Chapala’s weekly tianguis (street market), known as La Barata, will be moving from its usual location to a temporary venue on Avenida Gozález Gallo in the vicinity of the Cristiania Park.

Gentrification on the home front

This week’s guest writer is an artist and cultural promoter who pens an opinion column for the local Spanish language weekly Laguna. The edited English version of a recent text published under the heading “Lagunas Mentales” appears here with the author’s kind permission, due to its relevance for all residents of the lakeside area.