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Obituaries - May 07, 2022

Karin J. Miles

Ajijic resident Karin J. Miles died peacefully in her home with he...

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¡Adiós cubrebocas!

¡Adiós cubrebocas!

Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty our faces are free at last!

Arts & Entertainment

Short Mozart ‘Singspiel’ at Conjunto

17 DAYS AGO

The Conjunto Santander de Artes Escenicas in Guadalajara is hosting a production of “Bastien and Bastienne,” a one-act (45-minute) comic opera written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at the age of 12, with performances on May 14 and 15.

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Offbeat sculptures at City Hall

17 DAYS AGO
Offbeat sculptures at City Hall

A collection of 40 intriguing and often quirky sculptures by 17 mostly local artists will grace the inside courtyard area of the colonial Palacio Municipal in downtown Guadalajara through June.

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Harp fest goes live again with international lineup

6 DAYS AGO
Harp fest goes live again with international lineup

What can you expect when musicians from near and far come together to share their knowledge, talents and passion for performing on traditional acoustical instruments?

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Democrats Abroad Film Festival: last 3 films

1 MONTHS AGO

Make your plans now to attend the Democrats Abroad Film Festival´s Last 3 Movies. The festival will wrap up in April with these “movies that matter:”

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Ribera Arts Review - May 21, 2022

6 DAYS AGO
Ribera Arts Review - May 21, 2022

Piano recital

Andrea Ledesma gives a free piano recital at the Centro Cultural Gonzalez Gallo in Chapala, Sunday, May 22, 12:30 p.m.

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Ribera Arts Review - May 07, 2022

14 DAYS AGO
Ribera Arts Review - May 07, 2022

Ajijic Society of the Arts

• The ASA Art Market will take place on Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake Chapala Society. All members are invited to participate as vendors. Cost to have a table is 100 pesos.

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At the Movies - May 07, 2022

17 DAYS AGO

Dr. Strange

Dr. Stephen Strange casts a forbidden spell that opens the doorway to the multiverse, including alternate versions of himself, whose threat to humanity is too great for the combined forces of Strange, Wong, and Wanda Maximoff.

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At the Movies - April 30, 2022

28 DAYS AGO

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

In this action-packed comedy, Nicolas Cage plays Nick Cage, channeling his iconic characters as he’s caught between a superfan and a CIA agent.

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Columns

Climbing among the ruins & chasing elusive facts

1 MONTHS AGO
Climbing among the ruins & chasing elusive facts

Before 11 a.m., April 22, a reader called one of the REPORTER’s contributors about downtown explosions. Then relatives of staff members rang, asking about the sector Reforma blasts that had killed hundreds, they said, possibly thousands.

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Trying to pin down The Reporter’s sliding birthday recalls off-the-chart accomplishments, cases of political ‘tinkering’

2 MONTHS AGO

Allyn Hunt, former owner and editor of  this newspaper died February 3, 2022. This is the last of  a month-long series of his columns, covering some of his favorite topics the Reporter has published in his memory.

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Password punishment

1 MONTHS AGO

While watching the news one night I heard one of the commentators use a phrase so profound I had to jump up from where I was sitting to quickly find a pen and paper so I could write it down.

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The right to repair movement

2 MONTHS AGO

The new administration in Washington D.C. is moving to address an issue important to many. Angry and frustrated consumers have flocked to Apple’s App Store to download the “Ice Check” app to get real-time updates on the locations of working McDonald’s ice cream machines.

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VIEWPOINT: Contrasting courts

17 DAYS AGO

In September of last year, Mexico’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled that penalizing abortion was unconstitutional.

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VIEWPOINT: A rift with Spain, or just more AMLO deflection?

3 MONTHS AGO

One might think that in such a cynical political world the media would by now have cottoned on to leaders who constantly change the narrative to drive attention from hot-button issues that are causing them discomfort.

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A midwesterner moves to Mexico - So Long, Farewell ...

5 YEARS AGO

I had planned on writing a nice, lengthy, last column worthy of the place I’ve had the pleasure of living in for the past two years.

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A midwesterner moves to Mexico - Packing Up

5 YEARS AGO

The wool coat looks worse for the non-wear. It is wrinkled from being unworn and crammed in the back of a closet for two years; dotted with dust and dog hair from a dog that departed the family a year ago; in need of a lint brush that can’t be found in the pile of things to be thrown away, don...

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¡Adiós cubrebocas!

6 DAYS AGO
¡Adiós cubrebocas!

Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty our faces are free at last!

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Yeah, I shouted. So sue me.

28 DAYS AGO

There are lots of reasons I rarely post anything on social media. I’d rather stay below the radar for Zuckerberg, Musk and their ilk, although of course I know their systems are rigged to detect my consumer whims, political views and personal data.

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Will Mexico’s expat immigrants wear out their welcome?

7 DAYS AGO

“More and more foreigners are living like kings in Mexico; many Mexicans already find them a royal pain,” reports the Mexico News Daily.

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Democracy vs. autocracy – an allegory

14 DAYS AGO

Every nation has a version of what they consider human rights, infused into it over centuries, even millennia.

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Expat Living

Singer remembered

2 MONTHS AGO
Singer remembered

The American Society of Jalisco in Guadalajara held a memorial March 5 for famed mezzo soprano Kimball Wheeler.

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Hogan to speak at American School

2 MONTHS AGO

Historian Michael Hogan will present a talk on similarities between the situation in Ukraine and the histories of Mexico and Ireland on Tuesday, March 15, 6 p.m. in the Upper Library of the American School Foundation of Guadalajara (Colomos 2300).

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City Living - January 25, 2020

2 YEARS AGO
City Living - January 25, 2020

Dragon dance

Sunday, January 26, experience the Chinese New Year with a presentation of the dragon dance, and other rituals, by the students and professors of Kung-Fu Dragón Inmortal, one of the most acclaimed Kung Fu schools in Guadalajara. The Chinese New Year falls on Saturday, January 25...

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City Living – March 16, 2019

3 YEARS AGO

American School race

Think green – the sixth annual Eco Race and Green Market are scheduled for Sunday, March 31 at Guadalajara’s American School Foundation. Everyone is welcomed to this event meant to raise awareness about conserving the planet’s resources. Expect to learn a lot ...

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Weekly Worship - May 21, 2022

6 DAYS AGO

Lake Chapala Baptist

“There is no other to whom we can flee,” Pastor Linton said in opening his sermon last Sunday. “You help us to persevere; You strengthen us day by day.

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Weekly Worship - May 14, 2022

14 DAYS AGO

Christ Church Lakeside

Christ Church Lakeside, a parish of the Diocese of the West in the Anglican Church of Mexico, will observe the fifth Sunday of Easter, May 15, by celebrating the Holy Eucharist service in person and via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. in our location with the red door and windows next doo...

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Laguna Chapalac - May 21, 2022

6 DAYS AGO
Laguna Chapalac - May 21, 2022

Correction

We apologise to Jacinto Preciado for incorrectly naming him “Javier” in a photo caption in last week’s Happenings.

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Laguna Chapalac - May 14, 2022

14 DAYS AGO
Laguna Chapalac - May 14, 2022

Open Circle

Juanita Crampton speaks at the Lake Chapala Society in Ajijic, Sunday, May 15, on “Post Life Planning for Pets.”

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La Manzanilla Memo - March 28, 2020

2 YEARS AGO
La Manzanilla Memo - March 28, 2020

Village & Covid-19

Normally at this time in March, the tourists and snowbirds are trickling northward as fundraisers and community events are winding down, ending the high season at a leisurely pace.

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‘Tis the season to be scammed

2 YEARS AGO

At this time of year, as the snowbirds return and tourists are everywhere, it’s paradise … for scammers.

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North Banderas Beat - April 02, 2022

1 MONTHS AGO
North Banderas Beat - April 02, 2022

Darn, time flies! The “season” is far from over, but things are definitely slowing down. Below, in the words of locals, is a snippet of “so far” in 2021-2022.

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North Banderas Beat - March 19, 2022

2 MONTHS AGO
North Banderas Beat - March 19, 2022

The Kids Club

A friend recently said: “The only way to improve lives is to educate the children. They are our world!”

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La Manzanilla Memo - March 01, 2020

2 YEARS AGO
La Manzanilla Memo - March 01, 2020

Bocce Ball Tournament

A few weeks after hosting an elegant dinner dance in late January, the Bocce Ball Committee and aficionados of the sport donned shorts and t-shirts to face off in the 6th annual Bocce Ball Tournament on February 15.

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La Manzanilla Memo – February 15, 2020

2 YEARS AGO
La Manzanilla Memo – February 15, 2020

Otra Vez

Last November, a little thrift store named Otra Vez opened its doors to the residents of La Manzanilla and became an instant hit with both the Mexican and expat communities.  Operating solely with donations and dedicated volunteers, it is now in its second year with no signs of slowin...

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Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - April 04, 2020

2 YEARS AGO
Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - April 04, 2020

In the Bahia de Navidad everyone is doing their part to stay safe and help each other. As some businesses close down, others stay open to keep the community safe and supplied with basic essentials and information regarding Covid-19.

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Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - March 22, 2020

2 YEARS AGO
Barra de Navidad & Melaque Journal - March 22, 2020

Four years ago, a small team of big-hearted Canadian and Americans decided they wanted to give something substantial back to the community.

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Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - March 27, 2021

1 YEAR AGO
Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - March 27, 2021

Officials in Jalisco and Puerto Vallarta, in the face of Covid-19, are hoping for a little-quieter-than-normal Semana Santa, but that doesn’t mean Tapatios will resist the lure of the beaches of the Bay of Banderas.

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Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - February 06, 2021

1 YEAR AGO
Puerto Vallarta Bulletin - February 06, 2021

Races

To celebrate the Día de Amor y Amistad (Valentine’s Day), two races, sponsored by the Municipal Sports Advisory Committee (Comude), will be held on Sunday, February 14 along two areas: the Malecon and the Rio Pitillal linear parkway.

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Mexican Lifestyles

Days of the Dead in Michoacán

1 YEAR AGO
Days of the Dead in Michoacán

Mexico’s Days of the Dead coincide with the Christian All Souls and All Saints Day, November 1 and November 2.

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When to tip – and not to tip

4 YEARS AGO
When to tip – and not to tip

Tipping is woven into the fabric of Mexico’s social culture, chiefly because of its informal, cash-driven economy.

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A tequila adventure in a different direction

6 MONTHS AGO
A tequila adventure in a different direction

The Centro Educativo Jaltepec’s new tequila tour to benefit its students is far and away something beyond the typical tours to the agave regions.

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Senate beefs up laws on access to beaches

1 YEAR AGO

The Mexican Senate has approved reforms to the General Law of National Assets, increasing the fines for establishments or individuals that restrict access to Mexico’s beaches, to more than one million pesos.

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Doppio Café can do no wrong; now they are making tapas!

2 MONTHS AGO
Doppio Café can do no wrong; now they are making tapas!

Where is the newest place in town to have a delicious tapas meal? It is Doppio Café in Riberas del Pilar. Owners Grant and Karen have come a long way. This gem of a small business started as a tiny coffee truck on the Libramiento.

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Never dined as a royal? Try Emanuel’s Kitchen

3 MONTHS AGO
Never dined as a royal? Try Emanuel’s Kitchen

Fine dining satisfactions come in many creative and exotic presentations.

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Weathering the calor: avoiding heat stress

3 YEARS AGO
Weathering the calor: avoiding heat stress

As Guadalajara and Jalisco enter into their warm season, typically between April and June of each year, residents and seasonal visitors should take precautions to avoid heat stress.  What’s more, the University of Guadalajara’s Institute of Astronomy and Meteorology reports that eve...

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Winter warning: Catching a cold, getting the sniffles is all too easy here

3 YEARS AGO
Winter warning: Catching a cold,  getting the sniffles is all too easy here

Returning snowbirds should not be fooled by the warmer winter weather in this region. Big swings in temperature can play havoc with a person’s health and bring on cold symptoms in a flash.

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News

‘Mega March’ may bring city to standstill on Thursday

7 DAYS AGO

University of Guadalajara (UdeG) Rector Ricardo Villanueva has called on students and faculty to stage “the largest march in the history of Jalisco” on Thursday, May 26.

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LGBT message glows in cathedral’s shadow

7 DAYS AGO
LGBT message glows in cathedral’s shadow

For the first time, state and Guadalajara municipal authorities issued a strong statement on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, which is observed May 17 with the aim of raising awareness of LGBT rights violations and stimulating interest in LGBT rights work worldwid...

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Drone pilots in action

6 DAYS AGO
Drone pilots in action

A specialized team of officers from Chapala’s Civil Protection and Firefighters (PCyB) squad have completed basic training in the use of a sophisticated drone that was employed to supervise control of the brush fire that broke out earlier this month in the hills above Brisas de Chapala.

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Chapala’s Copa Jalisco winning streak

6 DAYS AGO
Chapala’s Copa Jalisco winning streak

Chapala’s amateur men’s team is undefeated in the elimination round of the 2022 Copa Jalisco soccer tournament that kicked off April 10. 

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Airbnb finally puts pen to paper

7 DAYS AGO

After a few false dawns, Airbnb has put its signature on an agreement with the Jalisco state government promising to deliver the three-percent accommodation tax  (Impuesto Sobre Hospedaje or ISH)

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Police officer speaks at American Legion

14 DAYS AGO
Police officer speaks at American Legion

Bilingual agent Saúl Gollaz was the spokesman for the panel of state investigators who gave a talk at Chapala’s American Legion Post 7 on Friday, May 6.

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Covid sticking around but with less severe consequences

7 DAYS AGO

Some readers may have hoped that the declining coronavirus trends might persuade newspaper editors to relegate the subject to small spaces in their back pages. That’s probably not going to happen soon.

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‘Horrific’ milestone as missing persons toll exceeds 100,000

7 DAYS AGO

“A tragedy.” “A humanitarian catastrophe.” “Horrific.”

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Colima highway maintenance slows traffic to a crawl

1 MONTHS AGO

Traffic on the highway from Guadalajara to Colima came to a halt some five kilometers east of the first bridge in the barrancas section of the road last weekend.

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Finish of GDL-Vallarta short route not yet close

1 MONTHS AGO
Finish of GDL-Vallarta short route not yet close

The 187-kilometer new Via Corta (short route) highway, touted as a 2½ hour trip to Puerto Vallarta from Guadalajara, still has a long way to go.

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US midterms: Taking the stress out of getting your vote in on time

7 DAYS AGO

The U.S. midterm elections are in full swing.  Several states have already held their primary elections, with many others coming right up. 

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Canada eases Covid entry rules

3 MONTHS AGO

As of February 28, Canada will ease on-arrival testing for fully vaccinated travelers.

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UK’s Diagio expands in Jalisco

7 MONTHS AGO
UK’s Diagio expands in Jalisco

UK spirits giant Diageo will invest $US500 million to expand its tequila production center located in the Jalisco municipality of Atotonilco El Alto and build one new distillery in La Barca, generating more than 1,000 direct jobs for Jalisco, company executives and Governor Enrique Alfaro announced ...

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The British Council marks a milestone

4 YEARS AGO

It’s been 75 years since the arrival in Mexico of the British Council, a quasi-autonomous non-governmental organization that promotes a wider knowledge of the United Kingdom and the English language, while encouraging cultural, scientific, technological and educational understanding and co-ope...

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Obituaries - May 07, 2022

17 DAYS AGO

Karin J. Miles

Ajijic resident Karin J. Miles died peacefully in her home with her husband David by her side on March 26. 

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Obituary - August 09, 2022

1 MONTHS AGO
Obituary - August 09, 2022

Armando García Castro

Ajijic restaurateur Armando García Castro, 70, died Sunday, March 27 after a three-month bout with advanced stage pancreatic cancer.

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Mariachis struggle; tickets available

14 DAYS AGO

After the Mariachis de Guadalajara’s stunning debut season in the Mexican Baseball League (LMB) in 2021, when the team reached the final series, this year’s form has been disappointing. 

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Atlas strike first in tasty Liga Mx quarter final with local rivals

14 DAYS AGO

Emotions ran high Thursday evening as the Guadalajara Chivas and reigning champions Atlas faced off in the first quarter-final leg of the current Liga Mx season—the country’s premier professional soccer tournament.

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