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At the Movies – Miracles from Heaven

Anna Beam lives with a rare disease leaving her unable to digest food. Despite the diagnosis, devoted mom Christy relentlessly looks for a way to save her daughter. Everything changes when Anna tells an incredible story of a visit to heaven after surviving a terrible accident. Doctors become even more confused when the young girl begins to recover.

Cast: Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, Martin Henderson, Eugenio Derbez, John Carroll Lynch Rated: PG-13 Time: 1:49

Jalisco’s tourist-in-chief visits lakeside

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Jalisco Governor Aristóteles Sandoval turned up among the throng of tourists visiting lakeside last Sunday, sending out this Twitter selfie along with a message reading, “At the Chapala Malecón greeting our people. We’re going for an ice cream!”  The Jalisco chief executive was relaxing after finishing a two-day retreat with his cabinet held at a west-end Ajijic hotel. He scheduled a return visit for Friday, January 22 to preside at several official events before taking time off to celebrate his birthday.  

Ribera Arts Review - April 1, 2016

Stepping out

Los Traficantes del Ritmo plays Adelita’s Bar & Grill in San Antonio Tlayacapan with Jonathan Guzman on vocals and guitar, Sergio Casas on bass and Chelo Gonzlez on drums, Friday April 1. Call 766-0097 for times and reservations.

At the Movies – The Transporter Refuled

Frank Martin, a former special-ops mercenary, is now living a less perilous life  transporting classified packages for questionable people. When Frank’s father pays him a visit in the south of France, their father-son bonding weekend takes a turn for the worse when Frank is engaged by a cunning femme-fatale and her three seductive sidekicks to orchestrate the bank heist of the century.

Director: Camille Delamarre. Cast :Ed Skrein, Ray Stevenson, Gabriella Wright, Anatole Taubman, Samir Guesmi. Rated: PG-13. Time: 1:36.

Minimum wage to go up 4 percent

Mexico’s minimum wage will go up by around four percent from January 1. The daily rate will increase to approximately 73 pesos a day.  Despite criticism from some left-wing politicians that the hike is paltry and fails to meet the needs of the country’s poorest citizens, Mexican government officials say the raise is above the inflation rate. Although only 13 percent of Mexico’s workforce earn the minimum salary, according to the federal statistics agency Inegi, the figure represents a benchmark for employers to negotiate wage increases.