A military/police operation to arrest a leading figure in the Jalisco Nuevo Generation Cartel (CJNG) unleashed a wave of coordinated violent incidents in Guadalajara and municipali...
A posh precursor to the modern housing development abandoned overnight by its af...
Guadalajara Formula One driver Sergio Perez will enter a team into the newly-cre...
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...
Every few days I receive an email forwarded from a good friend. The append...
Rosalía. Popular Spanish singer. Auditorio Telmex, Wednesday, August 17, 9 p.m.
English-speakers in the mood for an off-beat theater experience might want to scoot over to the Lakeside Little Theatre (LLT) playhouse for one of the four performances in the Mark Boyer 10-Minute Play Festival, scheduled to run Thursday, August 4 through Sunday, August 7.
When it comes to her paintings, Claudia Nery’s work is fluid and ever changing. She adapts her art based on her mood, living in the moment through her paints.
ASA art market
Ajijic Society of the Arts holds an Art Market, Saturday, August 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Garden of Dreams Boutique Hotel, Constitucion 105 in Ajijic.
A father and his two teenage daughters find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the Savanna has but one apex predator.
Mexico is once again making news in the international video game business.
Toward the wary end of a scattered, heat-gripped city week, the quiet balm of a portal-shaded cantina table beckons.
May and early June are the hottest, driest months—the roughest time for campesinos.
Every few days I receive an email forwarded from a good friend. The appended question is always the same: “What should I do?”
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...
It’s harvest time in orchards planted in the countryside just over the hill from Lake Chapala.
Air travel is in the news again. If you’re ready to embark, are you properly sedated?
Some 50-plus Democrats Abroad GDL Chapter members, family and friends came together to celebrate their country’s 246th anniversary of Independence with picnic fare, a chili cookoff competition and piñatas of both the other political party and a certain orange-haired former U.S. presiden...
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 ...
St. Andrew’s Anglican
Reverend James Twyman will preach and The Reverend Robbin Moore will celebrate August 14, the tenth Sunday after Pentecost. Services begin 10 a.m.
Terry Rosson will talk about “Democracy Today: A Global Look at Three Types of Government” at the next meeting of Open Circle, Sunday, August 14, 10:30 p.m. at the Lake Chapala Society.
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.
“Life is ours to be spent, not saved.”
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.
A posh precursor to the modern housing development abandoned overnight by its affluent foreign residents; a lonely, dangerous haven for revolutionaries and bandits; a tranquil suburb on the outskirts of a bustling metropolis—Colonia Seattle has been all of these since its beginnings in the ear...
While the Universidad de Guadalajara (UdeG) likes to trumpet its achievements in the promotion of culture, of which there are many, the administrators of this public institution are not amiss to dabbling in “commercial” ventures, including real estate development.
It will be ready, set, go on Sunday, August 28 when runners line up at the Ajijic waterfront for back-to-back races in the seventh edition of Ultra Trail Campanaria competition.
A one-year-old Wixárika girl died after she was unable to quickly obtain an antidote after being stung by a poisonous scorpion in the community of Los Cajones, in Mezquitic, Jalisco.
Around 160 presentations featuring performers from 34 countries will grace the 50th edition of Guanajuato’s International Cervantino Festival (FIC), scheduled October 12 to 30.
Mexico’s annualized inflation rate rose to 8.15 percent in July, the highest level for 21 years. June’s figure was 7.99 percent.
The Bay of Banderas is experiencing a post-peak-Covid out-of-season tourism boom of sorts as pent-up demand fuels flights and hotel bookings, including many last-minute ones.
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.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador promises to present a “bold” immigration proposal when he meets with U.S. president Joe Biden at the White House on Tuesday, July 12.
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...
Ken Kiyoshi Koyama
Lakeside resident Ken Kiyoshi Koyama died July 28 at 92 years of age.
Guadalajara Formula One driver Sergio Perez will enter a team into the newly-created UIM E1 World Championship, an international electric powerboat racing series.