Last updateFri, 29 May 2020 1pm

Chapala sends throngs of tourists back home

Chapala authorities have turned away thousands of seasonal visitors at roadside checkpoints set up at entry points to the municipality since the first of this month as a measure to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus in the community.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ajijic's amazing Passion Play

Dramatic representations of the Passion of Christ are a highpoint of Holy Week observances in the Lake Chapala area.In lieu of live productions cancelled for 2020, Dale Hoyt Palfrey shares still shots of Good Friday sequences from Ajijic’s Pasión de Cristo collected over previous years.

Local endeavors to feed poor lakeside families emerge

As the coronavirus pandemic has blunted the local economy, lakeside’s unemployed and low-income families are struggling more than ever to put food on the table. Politicians, businesses leaders and emerging citizen groups are responding as Good Samaritans to aid Mexican neighbors most in need.