Three soldiers died and five were injured when a Mexican Army convoy was attacked in the Jalisco municipality of Teocaltiche on Sunday, November 19.
Inspectors from Chapala’s Urban Planning department slapped a closure order on the gates of a waterfront property located in Riberas del Pilar on Sunday, November 19 just two...
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) attended the close of the Asian-Pac...
It is not always easy to find an alternative take on historical events that is a...
The early 1970s was a turbulent period in Mexico’s history: the arrests an...
In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our September e...
In the Bahia de Navidad everyone is doing their part to stay safe and help each ...
Getting Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to stay quiet for long can...
Corn is about 80,000 years old and was being harvested in western Mexico 5,000 t...
I had planned on writing a nice, lengthy, last column worthy of the place I&rsqu...
A subject that came up in not one but two conversations I had this week was some...
On each evening of the Book Fair, at around 8 p.m., the FIL Forum presents a program featuring performing artists from the guest of honor, which this year is the European Union.
“X: The Life & Times of Malcolm X” is the next production from the Met to screen at the Lakeside Little Theatre, Sunday, November 26 to Tuesday, November 28.
Ballet folklorico groups will take to stages on the Chapala Plaza and Malecon this weekend to celebrate their art. Saturday, November 18, beginning 6 p.m., groups will perform for 20 minutes at the main plaza.
The Hunger Games
In this new edition, “The ballad of Songbirds & Snakes,” Coriolanus Snow mentors and develops feelings for the female District 12 tribute during the 10th Hunger Games.
An inexpensive butane lighter can indicate the underground presence of invisible, odorless, carbon dioxide and can help cave visitors avoid death by asphyxiation.
For the past three decades, at the end of each summer, Guadalajara has hosted its famous International Mariachi and Charreria Festival, featuring grand concerts, recitals, fiestas and “Mexican rodeos”—with many events now taking place all around the state and not just in the metrop...
Corn is about 80,000 years old and was being harvested in western Mexico 5,000 to 10,000 years ago. Corn has cast a metaphysical spell as ancient as the appearance of the first hunter-gatherers who explored Jalisco’s llanos, cerros and arroyos as they pushed south, deeper into Mesoamerica.
A subject that came up in not one but two conversations I had this week was something I mentioned at the end of an earlier column.
Getting Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to stay quiet for long can be a tricky task. Earlier this year, in response to one question at a trilateral confab press conference, he prattled on for half an hour, infuriating fellow leaders Biden and Trudeau.
The risks of traveling through Mexico are well known to longtime expat residents, plus those who properly research this country, read newspapers and digest advice wisely.
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.
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...
Lakeside cemeteries literally come to life when the Día de Muertos season rolls around.
The holidays are fast approaching. Dining out at Lakeside and driving in the dark has become a matter for pre-planning, responsible drinking, and how to take your margaritas and anxiety meds with meals.
In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our September editions 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.
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...
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 ...
Lake Chapala Jewish Congregation
A Chanukah party will be held Thursday, December 7, 3 to 5 p.m. at the Lake Chapala Jewish Congregation, Santa Margarita #113, Riberas del Pilar.Hosted by Lake Chapala Jewish Congregation.
Smells a lot like Xmas
• American Legion Post 7 Auxiliary will hold a Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale, Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Post.
Tucked away in Puerto Vallarta’s Colonia El Remance, nestled next to tourist favorite Zona Romantica, is ARTe Vallarta Museo, showcasing an art genre unique to the city: Arte Vallarta.
As my last missive of this season what do I share? Do I talk about next season, this season or what’s coming up before June. How about a little of all that.
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.
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...
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.
Four years ago, a small team of big-hearted Canadian and Americans decided they wanted to give something substantial back to the community.
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.
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.
Mexico’s Days of the Dead coincide with the Christian All Souls and All Saints Day, November 1 and November 2.
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.
A meal at La Fiesta starts with a delicious salsa and chips delivered to the table.
Don’t you love the idea of being in large festive places on New Year’s Eve, with lots of people reveling, music that might make conversation challenging, a promotional prix fixe menu with a bottle of indifferent prosecco included, and being surrounded by inebriated strangers laying slopp...
It is not always easy to find an alternative take on historical events that is also wise.
“Living is no Laughing Matter” came to me like a message from God — seriously — delivered to me in the middle of my morning sun, reading and coffee ritual, which never fails to turn my mind to higher things.
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...
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.
Don’t forget that the American Society of Jalisco (AMOSC) holds a Grand Reopening Party at its clubhouse in Guadalajara’s Colonia Chapalita on Saturday, November 18, from 4 to 8 p.m., and its traditional Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 23.
Anyone with any notion of finding peace and quiet in Ajijic over the next two weeks would be wise to consider temporarily getting out of Dodge.
PV sets Catrina record
For the second consecutive year, Puerto Vallarta has obtained the Guinness record for the largest monumental catrinain the world.
In addition to affecting hundreds of homes, more than 95 percent of businesses in Acapulco were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Otis, which intensified from a storm to a category five cyclone just 12 hours ahead of making landfall on October 7.
As expected, former Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, 61, was selected as the ruling Morena Party candidate for the 2024 presidential election.
Many countries have experienced an upsurge in anti-Semitic incidents as a result of the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict.
Although many Texas residents support his tactics, Governor Greg Abbott has been fiercely criticized for his decision to install a barrier of orange buoys on a section of the Rio Grande, separated with blade saw-like barbed disks, in a bid to deter migrants from crossing into his state.
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 ...
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...
Robert ‘Bobby’ Herbert Snyder
Long-time Lakeside restaurateur Robert “Bobby” Snyder died Monday, November 6, after an eight-year battle with cancer.
The Astros de Jalisco play their final two games of the National Professional Basketball League (LNBP) regular season at their home stadium in Guadalajara on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4.