Barely a heartbeat after the SOS Chapala Dog Rescue organization began howling about being evicted from the canine shelter they manage on the outskirts of Ajijic,
Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro officially kicked off work on the fourth Tran Ligero (light train) line on Sunday, May 22.
Traffic on the highway from Guadalajara to Colima came to a halt some five kilom...
The U.S. midterm elections are in full swing. Several states have alr...
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 ...
I had planned on writing a nice, lengthy, last column worthy of the place I&rsqu...
Distinguished musicians will perform in Guadalajara this summer—coming fro...
What can you expect when musicians from near and far come together to share thei...
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.
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?
Andrea Ledesma gives a free piano recital at the Centro Cultural Gonzalez Gallo in Chapala, Sunday, May 22, 12:30 p.m.
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.
Mexico is once again making news in the international video game business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In September of last year, Mexico’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled that penalizing abortion was unconstitutional.
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.
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...
Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty our faces are free at last!
“More and more foreigners are living like kings in Mexico; many Mexicans already find them a royal pain,” reports the Mexico News Daily.
The American Society of Jalisco in Guadalajara held a memorial March 5 for famed mezzo soprano Kimball Wheeler.
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).
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 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.
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...
We apologise to Jacinto Preciado for incorrectly naming him “Javier” in a photo caption in last week’s Happenings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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)
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.
“A tragedy.” “A humanitarian catastrophe.” “Horrific.”
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.
The U.S. midterm elections are in full swing. Several states have already held their primary elections, with many others coming right up.
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...
Karin J. Miles
Ajijic resident Karin J. Miles died peacefully in her home with her husband David by her side on March 26.
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.
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.