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Public wants polemic games village put to good use

While ecological groups and neighbors insist that authorities demolish the polemic Villa Panamericana (Pan American Games athletes village) bordering ...

Colima lime growers ask for government protection

Colima lime growers say their harvests have  decreased by 30 percent this year and the market uncertainty surrounding the citrus fruit is threatening ...

Nestle embarks on new venture

Nestle embarks on new venture

Swiss food giant Nestle has laid the first stone of its planned 350-million-dollar plant in Ocotlan on the western shores of Lake Chapala.

The Charros are back! Baseball returns to city

The much-loved Charros de Jalisco franchise has purchased the Algodoneros de Guasave and will play in next season’s Liga Mexicana del Pacifico (LMP), ...

International Institute qualifies for IB World School status

Instituto Internacional Octavio Paz (IIOP) has become the first lakeside learning institution to qualify for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Worl...

Educational shortfalls widespread as Mexico carries out in-depth, first ‘school census’

Serious deficiencies in Jalisco’s educational infrastructure have been revealed in the first census of the country’s school network, whose results wer...

Expat Living

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Pageantry and devotion accentuate Lakeside Easter observances

Pageantry and devotion accentuate Lakeside Easter observances

The Easter season in lakeside’s predominantly Roman Catholic communities will be framed by solemn rites and age-old customs that will be observed from...

Fandango back in Puerto Vallarta

Fandango back in Puerto Vallarta

The extravaganza combining dance, music and theater has returned to Teatro Vallarta, Uruguay 184, for another exciting run.  Fandango is a contemporar...

City Living - April 18, 2014

City Living - April 18, 2014

Talented magician Juan Carlos Rodarte (the Wizard of Wonders) brings his full bag of tricks to Guadalajara’s Teatro Gallerias at the end of April.

Laguna Chapalac - April 18, 2014

Laguna Chapalac - April 18, 2014

While much has been written about Mexico’s more simple Christmas customs, the lack of intrusive commercialism and the easing of the frenetic pace, few...

Arts & Entertainment

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Huichol artist gets belated recognition

Huichol artist gets belated recognition

A documentary film looking at the life of a Wixarika (Huichol) Indian artist won the Best Mexican Documentary prize at the recent Guadalajara Internat...

At the Movies: Son of God and Need for Speed

At the Movies: Son of God and Need for Speed

Son of God

This major motion picture event — an experience created to be shared among families and communities — brings the story of Jesus’ life to a...

Columns

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Signs of the season

We’re told by the Red Cross that certain pests get more active during the rainy season.  We’re talking chiefly about scorpions, spiders, flying insect...

Mexican Lifestyles

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Watch what, where you eat

There’s a less welcome aspect of spring that sneaks in with Jalisco’s sunshine and heat. Gastro-intestinal illnesses are the second most common reason...

Hot weather tips

Hot weather tips

As the hot season intensifies, dehydration can become an issue for some people, especially those who are not used to doing exercise under a blazing su...

Savvy travelers use range of tactics to get cheaper flights

Savvy travelers use range of tactics to get cheaper flights

An airline’s load factor – the percentage of seats sold on a particular flight –  would seem to be a mathematical calculation of scant relevance to mo...

Recommended Mexico reading: 15 of the best

Recommended Mexico reading: 15 of the best

This historical season is the time to learn about Mexico, so we queried a handful of knowledgeable informants about what they recommend, other than Al...

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