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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 finished our seventh year of continuous publication.


Briefly - February 06, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccine not for sale

Mexico’s health regulator, Cofepris, has issued a warning about the illegal sale of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Mexico.

Three Kings day delight

Jalisco’s Family Development Agency (DIF) managed to collect some 9,000 toys, which volunteers distributed to various neighborhoods of Guadalajara on January 6, Dia de los Reyes (Three Kings Day).

Briefly - September 19, 2020

MEGACHURCH LEADER PLEADS NOT GUILTY – Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the Guadalajara-based evangelical Luz del Mundo Church, this week pleaded not guilty to 36 charges, including sexual abuse of a child, in the Superior Court of Los Angeles. The trial will begin November 12.

Briefly - September 12, 2020

International flights returning to GDL

International flights arriving and departing the Guadalajara Airport in August totalled  more than in any other month of the coronavirus pandemic (912), although passenger  flow dropped to 76,859 from 82,660 registered in July.

American Society soldiers on during lockdown

Planning, commitment, cooperation and even serendipity have allowed Guadalajara’s decades-old social club for foreigners to do better than survive, even though the large house owned by the American Society of Jalisco (AMSOC) has virtually closed to members for about three months.