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Mexican-American author takes readers on magical mystery tour

An engaging new novel in English follows the ethical downfall and eventual redemption of a handsome, young, Mexican-American writer originally from an inaccessible mountain pueblo in Oaxaca.


Santas converge downtown

Is there a collective noun for Santas?  A swarm of Santas? A scourge of Santas? Or maybe a sack of Santas?


Amsoc members issue scam alert

Members of the American Society (Amsoc) in Guadalajara say they are certain they were targeted by scam artists who had obtained their names and local telephone numbers.


Catch a show, stay overnight in the city – it won’t break the bank

Driving in the dark on the Chapala highway isn’t much fun as everyone knows, but evening shows in Guadalajara can be enjoyed by lakeside residents if they book hotels rooms, inexpensively, online and in advance.


Street kids given a chance to work out

Local children’s rights group CODENI has opened a gymnasium to provide street kids with a positive and healthy alternative to a life of drug abuse and organized crime.


Chalk4Peace in Zapopan

Chalk artists took over the Chapalita Glorieta last Saturday to create wondrous works of art in an international project titled Gises por la paz 2013 (Chalk4Peace).

Pope Francisco’s statement on homosexuals divides local gay community

Guadalajara is known as one of the bulwarks of Catholicism in Mexico, and maybe because of that fact it is also the base of a strong, well organized and proud gay community.


B&B focuses on spirit – or spirits – of hospitality

“We have 500-thread-count sheets, but nobody comes here because of that. They come for the experience.”


PHOTO GALLERY: US Consulate marks the Fourth with splendid fiesta

The United States Consulate General in Guadalajara hosted more than 500 guests at an Independence Day party held this week in the Benavento Salon in Tlajomulco. 



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