Last updateFri, 17 May 2019 2pm

Military keeping watch on Chapala area

After Mexican Army patrols were sighted in downtown Chapala on Monday, March 25, the local government confirmed that troops have been dispatched to boost security in the north shore region through the Easter holiday period.

Lend a hand to Ajijic recycling program

Tom Thompson, head of the Ajijic Citizen Recycling Committee, has issued a call to action for Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., to sort and store accumulated materials at the group’s collection center located on the western outskirts of Ajijic.

Chili Cookoff spreads the wealth

Lakeside’s colossal 41st annual Mexican National Chili Cookoff is now history and with all the accounting finished, the board of directors has split up proceeds for disbursement among the nine charities that benefit from the event.

Lake Chapala conservation program built from the ground up

Based on the premise that effective prevention of degradation and pollution in Lake Chapala begins at the source, an environmental protection program called Bosques-Agua-Gente (Forests-Water-People, abbreviated BAG), was formally launched this week under the auspices of Instituto Corazón de la Tierra (ICT).