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Despite Covid, Jalisco Will Celebrate Day of the Dead

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF The covid-19 pandemic may still be surging in Jalisco, but that is not going to keep Mexico’s “Tapatio State” from celebrating one of the country’s most deep-rooted and picturesque national holidays, the Day of the Dead, observed on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2. In order to continue the traditional celebration of Día de Muertos

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There’s Nothing Second Place about Mexico’s Second City: Guadalajara, Guadalajara

By RICH GRANT     With more than 5 million people, Mexico’s second-largest city can be modern, sprawling and congested, but it also offers a wonderful, colonial, pedestrian-friendly downtown worth spending a day or two exploring. Start at the Catedral de Guadalajara, begun in 1561, this is the heart of the city, surrounded by plazas, shopping and incredible architecture. The balcony of La

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Mexico’s Other Distilled Spirit

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     It wasn’t that long ago – about a decade or two, at most – that the mere mention of mezcal conjured up images of grungy-looking B. Traven-wannabes in seedy little cantinas in Oaxaca downing shots of agave rotgut and spring-breaker barroom daredevils testing their intestinal fortitude and sanity in sordid shacks on the squalid outskirts of the

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