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Lakesiders honor veterans

Several hundred Chapala area expats paused this week to honor veterans of the armed services at ceremonies commemorating the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when the Armistice ended the bloody hostilities of World War I.


Mexico ready to splurge during El Buen Fin

Dozens of businesses in the Guadalajara metro area will be offering discounts of between 10 to 50 percent throughout the fourth edition of El Buen Fin, Mexico’s equivalent to Black Friday, which takes place from Friday, November  14 to Monday, November 17 (a holiday marking the Mexican Revolution).

At the Movies: Annabelle

More grist for the halloween market. The demonic doll from gets her very own feature in this spin-off in this prequel to “The Conjuring”. Director: John R. Leonetti.

Cast: Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Alfre Woodard, Tony Amendola, Kerry O’Malley. Rated: R. Time: 1:38

Jaguar escapes, finds refuge on Tonala rooftop

It’s not uncommon to see dogs prowling rooftops in Mexico, often dispatched there by ignorant pet owners to bake in the excruciating heat. What’s not so common is to fimd an adult jaguar  staring down from the roof of a house.