Last updateFri, 19 Jul 2019 11am

Fanfare & fervor to surround Virgin’s visit

Chapala will welcome the beloved Virgen de Zapopan on Sunday, July 14 for a three-day visit that will be enveloped in fanfare and religious fervor marking the tenth anniversary of the icon’s coronation as La Reina del Lago (Queen of the Lake).

Traffic alert issued for July 14

The normal flow of traffic will be interrupted in downtown Chapala and the Chapala-Jocotepec highway on Sunday, July 14 due to festivities surrounding the visit of La Virgen de Zapopan and the simultaneous running of Ajijic’s Chupinaya mountain race.

Gourmet bread-makers open shop in Jocotepec

Bread is the staff of life, the old proverb says. But not all bread is created equal. Proof of that is the outstanding artisanal products available at a new bakery that was opened last month in Jocotepec by brothers Carlos and Josué Arredondo Campos.

Lake Chapala conservation hinges on community activism

For folks feeling helpless when it comes to actively advocating for the conservation of Lake Chapala and its ecosystem, the program  Bosques+Agua+Gente (Forests-Water-People, abbreviated BAG) offers a divide-and-conquer approach that tackles problems at the source with the direct involvement of local inhabitants.