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Upcoming shows in Guadalajara

7 DAYS AGO

(Subject to change)

• Cuarteto Latinamericano (Classical quartet), Conjunto de las Artes, Thursday, January 20, 8:30 p.m.

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State orchestra to perform program of popular classics

7 DAYS AGO

The Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra (OFJ) will open 2022 with a special concert featuring a program of popular waltzes, polkas and classical marches in PALCCO’s Sala José Pablo Moncayo on Sunday, January 30, 12:30 p.m.

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Female talent accented at San Antonio gallery

38 MINS AGO
Female talent accented at San Antonio gallery

Paintings, sculptures and photographs by three female artists will be showcased in the new exhibition opening Friday, January 28, 4 to 7 p.m., at the La Galería MC located on the north side of the plaza in San Antonio Tlayacapan.

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Ajijic Jewish Film Festival

3 HOURS AGO
Ajijic Jewish Film Festival

One doesn’t need to know much about Israeli politics to be engrossed in the film “The Unorthodox,” a fictionalized telling of the 1980’s origin of a minority political party in Israel.

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Ribera Arts Review - January 22, 2022

42 MINS AGO
Ribera Arts Review - January 22, 2022

LLT Production

“Silent Sky” finishes up through Saturday and Sunday, January 22 and 23 at 4 p.m., at  at Lakeside Little Theatre.

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Ribera Arts Review - January 15, 2022

6 DAYS AGO
Ribera Arts Review - January 15, 2022

Exhibit and workshops

“Borregones,” an exhibit of ten cardboard artists and workshops of cardboard art from exponents from Jalisco and around the country, will take place on the plaza in San Antonio Tlayacapan Friday to Sunday, January 14 to 16, 5 to 9:30 p.m. (Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3...

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At the Movies - January 15, 2022

7 DAYS AGO

Spencer

During her Christmas holidays with the royal family Diana Spencer, struggling with mental health problems, decides to end her decade-long marriage to Prince Charles.

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At the Movies - January 08, 2022

13 DAYS AGO
At the Movies - January 08, 2022

The 355

When a top-secret weapon falls into mercenary hands, a wild card CIA agent joins forces with three international agents on a lethal mission to retrieve it, while staying a step ahead of a mysterious woman who’s tracking their every move.

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Columns

How to keep the same number of your lost phone

31 MINS AGO

A recent column offered some tips on how to cope with losing your cell phone.

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Why does ‘Casablanca’ look odd on my new TV?

6 DAYS AGO

This week I was asked a question for which I had tried and failed to provide a satisfactory answer 50 years ago. 

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In search of a candidate for 2024: Is Governor Alfaro a realistic option for an opposition alliance?

29 DAYS AGO

At the halfway point — three years — into the Mexican presidency, media attention inevitably shifts to speculation about who might succeed the current incumbent.

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Remembering Mexico’s second worst student massacre

7 MONTHS AGO
Remembering Mexico’s second worst student massacre

June 10 sees the 50th anniversary of “El Halconazo,” or the “Corpus Christi Massacre,” when a government-trained paramilitary group known as Los Halcones (The Hawks) attacked and murdered students demonstrating against restrictions on their freedoms in Mexico City.

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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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People of the Year

13 DAYS AGO

Most people here and elsewhere on the planet are generally contented to look at 2021 in the rear view mirror, hoping the road ahead for the next 12 months won’t be quite so bumpy.

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Say Bah-Humbug to calories, but don’t be a Scrooge to yourself

29 DAYS AGO

Tis the season to by jolly, right? But must you expand to the rotund dimension of old St. Nick while partaking in holiday festivities?

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Motorcycle mayhem as more cyclists hit the road

1 HOUR AGO
Motorcycle mayhem as more cyclists hit the road

A motorcyclist rudely and dangerously cut in front of me one day. And I almost hit him. I screamed in outrage at the foolish young man.

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Pickleball – the gentle racquet sport

7 DAYS AGO
Pickleball – the gentle racquet sport

Pickleball is now all the rage as an active, exhilarating new sport.

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Expat Living

Briefly - July, 10 2021

6 MONTHS AGO

Tragic cycle ride

A young female cyclist who was wearing headphones died when she was struck by a light train at the intersection of Lazaro Cardenas and Colon in Guadalajara.

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Looking Back: A review of February news from the last 50 years

10 MONTHS AGO
Looking Back: A review of February news from the last 50 years

In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our February editions 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.

1971

Reporter marks seven years

Founder and publisher of the Colony Reporter, Bob Thurston, writes in his Potpourri column: With last week’s issue of the Reporter we finis...

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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

2 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 - January 15, 2022

6 DAYS AGO

Lake Chapala Baptist

Pastor John’s sermon last Sunday touched on the past, the present, and the future for his flock of conscious Christians.

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Weekly Worship - January 08, 2022

13 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 first Sunday after Epiphany, the Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ, January 9, by celebrating the Holy Eucharist service in person and via Zoom at 10:30 a.m. in our l...

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Laguna Chapalac - January 22, 2022

56 MINS AGO
Laguna Chapalac - January 22, 2022

Open Circle

David Morales presents “Strategic Targeted Outreach Program (S.T.O.P), U.S. Homeland Security Investigations.” at the next meeting of Open Circle, Sunday, January 23, 10:30 a.m. at the Lake Chapala Society (LCS).

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Laguna Chapalac - January 15, 2022

6 DAYS AGO
Laguna Chapalac - January 15, 2022

Open Circle

Yann Kostic presents “The State of Financial Markets” at the next meeting of Open Circle, Sunday, January 16, 10:30 a.m. at the Lake Chapala Society (LCS).

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La Manzanilla Memo - March 28, 2020

1 YEAR 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 - January 22, 2022

36 MINS AGO
North Banderas Beat - January 22, 2022

My new motto is, “When life gives us restrictions, try something new.” Recently, another’s passion ignited a flame in me to share his story!

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North Banderas Beat - January 08, 2022

13 DAYS AGO
North Banderas Beat - January 08, 2022

New year, new beginnings, new goals, and new inspirations. What does that mean for you? For some it’s the “shed some pounds” time of year.

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La Manzanilla Memo - March 01, 2020

1 YEAR 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

1 YEAR 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

1 YEAR 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

1 YEAR 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

10 MONTHS 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

11 MONTHS 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

2 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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Bistro 12 & the culinary fine art of degustation

1 MONTHS AGO
Bistro 12 & the culinary fine art of degustation

Bistro 12 has introduced an exquisite idea for intimate, specialized dining at Lakeside – something the French have called “degustation,” a sequence of many taste sensations at one seating. Like a wine tasting event.

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Beto’s Shack in Ajijic brings Mississippi to mind

1 MONTHS AGO
Beto’s Shack in Ajijic brings Mississippi to mind

Have you ever wanted to say, “Hey, I knew that guy when he was just starting out?” Well, here is your opportunity.

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Weathering the calor: avoiding heat stress

2 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

Two dead in highway tragedy

1 HOUR AGO
Two dead in highway tragedy

A one-year-old child and a middle-aged man perished in a deadly collision that occurred Sunday, January 16, on the Guadalajara-Morelia highway on the outskirts of the Jocotepec satellite town El Molino.

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Looking Back: A review of January news from the last 50 years

1 HOUR AGO
Looking Back: A review of January news from the last 50 years

In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our January editions 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.

1972

Nudity on the Mexican stage causes outrage

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Tepehua youngster succumbs to burn injuries

1 HOUR AGO

A 12-year-old boy from Chapala died in a Guadalajara hospital on Thursday, January 13, while under treatment for severe burn injuries suffered during a fire at his humble home in the Tepehua neighborhood.

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Chapala vivero revived

1 HOUR AGO
Chapala vivero revived

On a mission to green up and beautify the municipality, Chapala Mayor Alejandro Aguirre recently took a tour of the local government’s vivero (nursery)

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Rapid testing program announced for schools

3 HOURS AGO
Rapid testing program announced for schools

Despite the record number of Covid-19 cases in the state, all but 0.5 percent of Jalisco primary and secondary schools (13,357) reopened January 17, Education Secretary Juan Carlos Flores Miramontes reported Tuesday. 

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Good news for animal shelters and pet owners

3 HOURS AGO

A federal tax modification will benefit Fido and Kitty’s owners in 2022 when the 16-percent IVA tax will be dropped from pet food purchases.

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Covid strategy is enhanced

3 HOURS AGO

Additional strategies for Covid announced this week by the state government include the reinforcement of containment measures on public transport and in shopping centers, especially the correct use of face masks.

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Honey may be just as good as cough suppressant

3 HOURS AGO
Honey may be just as good as cough suppressant

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador recently extolled the virtues of honey with lemon, a drink he said he employed —successfully—to reduce the symptoms of his second bout of Covid (along with Paracetamol and Vaporub).

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Vallarta’s whale watching season in full swing

13 DAYS AGO
Vallarta’s whale watching season in full swing

Whale watching season is upon us once again. 

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New PV toll road section opens

13 DAYS AGO

Another finished stretch of the “Vía Corta” (short route) toll road from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta opened last week.

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New test rule for inbound US travelers

1 MONTHS AGO

A new rule announced by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requiring travelers flying into the United States from another country to test negative for Covid-19 within 24 hours of their departure takes effect 12:01 a.m. ET on Monday, December 6. 

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Canada ramps up Covid restrictions

1 MONTHS AGO

The Canadian government has issued warnings on social media that even Canadians and permanent residents abroad may  not be able to return home without a full slate of approved vaccines.

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UK’s Diagio expands in Jalisco

3 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

3 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 - January 15, 2022

6 DAYS AGO
Obituaries - January 15, 2022

Frank Edward Howell

Frank Edward Howell passed away quietly from cancer, in the manner of his own choosing, at his home in Mirasol on December 29, at 81 years of age.

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Obituaries - January 08, 2022

13 DAYS AGO
Obituaries - January 08, 2022

Chris Bublin

Dog lover Chris Bublin “crossed the Rainbow Bridge” December 20, 2021, succumbing to the effects of a stroke.

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Atlas fans hopeful of repeat title

13 DAYS AGO

Understandably, many Atlas soccer fans are still on cloud nine after the 70-year wait for a championship title ended early December at Guadalajara’s Jalisco Stadium. 

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Charros' playoff journey begins December 25

29 DAYS AGO
Charros' playoff journey begins December 25

The Charros de Jalisco baseball team have secured their place in the playoffs of the Mexican Pacific League (LMP), which start on Saturday, December 25. 

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Tapatios praise pope as he heads for retirement

Catholics in Guadalajara seemed stunned Monday after learning that Pope Benedict XVI has become the first pontiff in nearly 600 years to resign his position as head of the Roman Catholic Church.


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