Chapala Mayor Alejandro Aguirre made much ado about the benefits rendered to his...
Puerto Vallarta’s women (left) won the Copa Jalisco trophy, defeating Tlaj...
It is not always easy to find an alternative take on historical events that is a...
In the Bahia de Navidad everyone is doing their part to stay safe and help each ...
For the past three decades, at the end of each summer, Guadalajara has hosted it...
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...
LLT is offering opera patrons the ability to buy Met Opera screening tickets onl...
Manuel Delaflor is considered one of the most outstanding pianists in Mexico, recognized both nationally and internationally.
Monica Cardenas is a photographer’s photographer. In the medium for 28 years, 25 of those professionally, she has worked with and published the work of hundreds of fellow photographers from around Mexico and the world.
LLT is offering opera patrons the ability to buy Met Opera screening tickets online via its online ticketing system.
Stylish frocks with a distinctive Mexican flair will be showcased at the Cruz Roja Chapala benefit fashion show scheduled for Thursday, September 7, 3 to 5 p.m. at the Raquet Club in San Juan Cosalá.
The Artists Alliance of Lake Chapala Art Market is on for Saturday, September 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Garden of Dreams Boutique Hotel, Constitucion 105 in Ajijic.
A Haunting in Venice
In post-World War II Venice, Poirot, now retired and living in his own exile, reluctantly attends a seance. But when one of the guests is murdered, it is up to the former detective to once again uncover the killer.
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...
Dolphin Assisted Therapy (DAT) is based on the idea that spending time with dolphins can help treat a range of human health problems.
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.
Last month the Information Technology (IT) world mourned the passing of one of the world’s most notorious computer hackers who turned respected security consultant, author, and public speaker.
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...
A hot topic that recently emerged on local social networks concerned whether or not pet canines should be allowed in restaurants. Shocker: ardent opinions were expressed on either side of the issue.
The local Spanish weekly Semanario Laguna was sternly chided on social media for the front page of its August 11-17 print edition that consisted of a full-page ad for Lake Little Theatre’s Season 59. Front page news stories for that week were relegated to page three.
After several states in Mexico have banned cockfights, the enterprise is still legal in Jalisco.
Two representatives of Swedish furniture manufacturer IKEA will give a talk at the American Society of Jalisco (Amsoc) in Guadalajara on Tuesday, September 5, 10:30 a.m.
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 ...
The Lake Chapala Duplicate Bridge Club celebrates the September 16 anniversary of the start of Mexico’s struggle for independence from Spain.
A Mexican fiesta to benefit people with renal deficiencies and cancer will be held Saturday, September 16, beginning 8 p.m. on the Ajijic Malecon. Enjoy Mexican delicacies and live music.
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.
Not surprisingly, Cardinal José Francisco Robles Ortega, the archbishop of Guadalajara, this week criticized the recent decision of Mexico’s Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional the criminalization of abortion in the federal penal code.
In what promises to be an enjoyable prelude to its regular season beginning in October, the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra (OFJ) will play for three performances by the illustrious Ballet de Jalisco in Russian pianist and composer Sergei Prokofiev’s popular ballet “Cinderella” (&ld...
Chapala Mayor Alejandro Aguirre made much ado about the benefits rendered to his constituents in his second Informe de Gobierno (state-of-the-municipality report), delivered on September 13.
The Lake Chapala Society (LCS) will host its second annual Intercultural Celebration of Life and Honoring Death Festival on October 29 and 30.
Miguel Hidaglo’s famous independence cry will ring out in the main plaza of Mazamitla on the evening of September 15 for the first time in four years.
One of Latin America’s most famous rock bands will entertain Tapatios at the Independence Day festivities planned in the Guadalajara city center on the evening of Friday, September 15.
In a symbolic ceremony held at a Mexico City restaurant last week, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador handed over the “baton of command” to Claudia Sheinbaum, the former mayor of the capital who will represent the ruling Morena Party in next year’s presidential ele...
In August, Café Tacvba frontman Rubén Albarrán was named 49th in Billboard’s list of “50 Greatest Rock Lead Singers of All Time,” sharing the accolade with the likes of Mick Jagger, Stevie Nicks, Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant and Kurt Cobian (placed ...
As expected, former Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum, 61, was selected as the ruling Morena Party candidate for the 2024 presidential election.
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...
Beverly Ely Denton
Beverly Jean Persse Ely Denton, a several-decade resident of Riberas del Pilar and lakeside communities, peaceably died unexpectedly on August 8.
Puerto Vallarta’s women (left) won the Copa Jalisco trophy, defeating Tlajomulco in last Sundays’s final.