Puerto Vallarta received a visit last week from a U.S. Air Force “Hurricane Hunter” aircraft, which will help monitor this year’s temporada de huricanes .
Mexican Stock Market (BMV) opened at 45,281.94 a decrease of 909.53 points from ...
Over the course of the past few days we have added new words to the lexicon &ldq...
“Just imagine, we have found women who have given birth to as many as 15 c...
Labour of Love
At least 18 years have passed since work began on the Church of Sa...
In September of 2015, Volaris, Mexico’s second-largest Airline, added San ...
His parents were only barely, partially literate.
There was a time when I liked nothing more than Election years. I remember the e...
Jayme Littlejohn, artistic director/producer of My, My How Nice Productions, dir...
Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra
“A Faustian Symphony.” Conductor Marco Parisotto, soloist Cesar Delgado (tenor), with the Coro Varonil. Works by Mozart and Liszt.
Jayme Littlejohn, artistic director/producer of My, My How Nice Productions, directs two talented Lakeside actors, Roger Larson and Ken Yakiwchuk, in a gripping, funny and moving drama, “Visiting Mr. Green” by Jeff Baron.
Just as they did several years ago before their tour to Canada, Los Cantantes del Lago will host a tamale party to raise funds to help with the expenses on their upcoming trip to Cuba.
Friday, April 22
Blue Velvet plays a dance night starting at 8 p.m. at Adelita’s Bar and Grill in Riberas. Call 766-0097 for reservations.
A group of people trying to cross the border from Mexico into the United States
In September of 2015, Volaris, Mexico’s second-largest Airline, added San José, Costa Rica to its list of destinations you can reach nonstop from Guadalajara.
His parents were only barely, partially literate.
When I was still a kid I lived apart from my parents. My father was out of the picture. My mother worked as a hostess of the women’s hushed “dining room” in an upscale big-city department store.
There was a time a few years ago when the internet was getting to a point that many popular websites were almost unusable as a result of the large number of pop-up advertisements. A lot of people were getting fed up.
It’s sooooo slooooow! Once again I am back on this very common topic and this time the “it” is Wi-Fi connections, again.
Most commentators are calling it morally bankrupt; his supporters say it’s further proof that he’s the right man to bring “greatness” back to the United States. President Barack Obama describes the plan as “half-baked.”
Many area expats are still unaware that there is prank-filled holiday observance between Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
When the Spanish arrived in the Western Hemisphere, they recorded that the Aztecs viewed all flowers as gifts of the gods. The ancients in this area cultivated the red star-shaped cuetlaxóchitl (flower with leather petals) as an offering to their supreme diety – the god of the sun &ndas...
There was a time when I liked nothing more than Election years. I remember the emery boards and bumper stickers given out for free at the County fair.
A few weeks ago I occupied this space to carp about how social media have become distracting time bandits in our day-to-day lives. Now, it’s time to eat some crow.
More than 5,500 visitors from 66 nations are expected to attend the 41st edition of Mexico’s leading tourism promotion fair, the Tianguis Turistico, which gets underway at Expo Guadalajara on Monday, April 25.
The effects of caffeine found in drinks widely consumed by adolescents was one of the many themes presented by students at the American School of Guadalajara’s annual Science Fair.
Artisans take over city center
As in years past, artisans from all over Jalisco travel to Guadalajara to participate in the annual Feria de la Artesanía over the two-week Easter holiday. This year’s fair has attracted 300 craftsmen and women from 80 municipalities in the state. A...
Keeping Lake Chapala healthy is an essential component to maintaining a vibrant tourist trade, declared Chapala city councilor Alberto Alcantar Medeles in addressing members of the Jalisco legislative commission on tourism a recent meeting with local officials from the state’s southeast region...
“Saving the Brain,” is the topic of the next Open Circle meeting, Sunday, April 24, 10:30 a.m. in the garden at the Lake Chapala Society.
The Navy League of Vallarta and American Legion Post 14 invite all American, Canadian and Mexican citizens to pay tribute to all those who served in their country’s armed forces.
As aspiring writers well know, authoring a book is one thing, getting it published is another.
An opportunity to bridge that gap will be offered at the Puerto Vallarta International Writers Conference at Bibioteca Los Mangos March 6-8. Evelyn Bryne of White Bird Publications will be attending to gi...
The Philo Legacy
The Northshore was shocked by the sudden death of Philo Hayward due to heart failure in the summer of 2015.
Chacala is a relaxing fishing village situated in the heart of the Riviera Nayarit, about 25 miles north of Bucerias/northshore. Each March, the Puerto de Chacala Music and Art Festival brings together musicians and other artists for a three-day, three-night celebration, comp...
A Dream Come True
Walt Disney once said that “Any dream can come true if you have the courage to pursue it.” Well Mr. Disney, our pueblo just proved you were right!
Labour of Love
At least 18 years have passed since work began on the Church of San Felipe de Jesus in Barra’s barrio. With continuous effort by the community half of the church is complete.
When Leone Ewoldt built her house in Villa Obregon in 2006, she had a room made for a book exchange because of her love of reading and sharing books with others. Having sold everything, including hundreds of books when she left Seattle, her new little room soon filled up and the bo...
Only a few Fridays left to shop at the Marsol Hotel Market, which takes place in the lobby from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and runs through the end of April.
The other day, still in an early morning daze, I dashed out of the house to do a few errands. As soon as I got to my first destination I realized I had left my cell phone behind, recharging on the bedside table.
Dime como hablas y te dire quien eres (Tell me how you talk and I’ll tell you who you are) is a popular Mexican dicho (saying) that aptly underlies, from a proverbial viewpoint, the difference in the use of language between Mexicans and foreigners.
It’s a glorious feeling as you swim into the beautiful secluded beach of the Marieta Islands (Islas Marietas). As you pass under a rocky arch in the island there is a moment when the tide turns in your favor and washes you gently towards the sandy shoreline. It is as if the island has deemed y...
Discount airline Volaris will connect Guadalajara with San Jose, Costa Rica, with two direct weekly flights, beginning September 10. The flights will leave Guadalajara on Thursdays and Sundays at 7:20 a.m., returning the same days at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are already on sale on the airline’s...
From the American Songbook to fifties rock to country to Mexican, and of a course, to the selfie entertainment of Karaoke, there is live music of different styles every night at La Bodega.
Robert Bruce Drynan of Ajijic is the author of “Domain of the Scorpion” (2009), a thriller set in Colombia and Venezuela and Panama, that introduces several characters we meet again in his latest novel, “The Shadow of Nemesis,” set largely in Mexico. “Domain of the Scor...
More than 600 doctors in some 24 cities in the country are registered with Risaterapia (laughter therapy) A.C., a group that brings doses of medicine that smiling children take willingly.
For the third strait year the Astronomy and Meteorological Institute of the Universidad de Guadalajara (UdeG) opens its doors to the public Sunday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Very few stores have signed up to a scheme allowing foreign visitors to reclaim value-added tax on their purchases in Mexico.
Chapala still hasn’t formally enacted a local leash law, but one smart pup spotted near the malecón seems to have already found a way to comply with future rules.
Nighttime strollers in Puerto Vallarta last weekend may have been mystified by a stage with an ocean backdrop from which an impressive lineup of Mexicans, Canadians, French and Americans read poetry to gathered listeners.
Mexico’s defense secretary has apologized after a video appeared online of a woman being tortured by two soldiers and a federal police officer.
Mazatlan is the music mecca of Mexico, or at least that’s the word around town. You can see signs of it everywhere, from banda, Mexican ballads, mariachis, and the sweet sound of Jazz and blues, rock, folk, country and classical music.
Holiday events & gift ideas
The holidays are quickly approaching. To help make your holiday a little bit brighter – and shopping for friends, family and neighbors a little easier – our team has compiled a list of holiday events and creative gifts ideas that give back to the communit...
Over the course of the past few days we have added new words to the lexicon “Panama Papers” – millions of documents leaked from a Panama law firm.
Mexican Stock Market (BMV) opened at 45,281.94 a decrease of 909.53 points from Thursday, March 31, 2016.
Manuel España Ramos
Ajijic native son Manuel España Ramos died Tuesday, March 22, while under hospital treatment for complications of diabetes and kidney disease. He was 71 years old.
A late winner for Chivas handed the team victory over their fierce Guadalajara rival Atlas in the “Clasico Tapatio,” the oldest derby match in Mexican football last Sunday.