WARNING: Lake Chapala Area Remains DEADLY

NOTE: This article was originally published February 14,  2019. It is now updated effective February 26, 2019. See: “Violence persists in Chapala despite arrests and changes of police officers. Likewise, the municipality has run out of resources for the … Continue Reading ››

New Narrated Video – Lake Chapala – Beneath The Surface

The NARRATED video BELOW for my NEW BOOK: 
Lake Chapala - Beneath the Surface - It is narrated by Foreign Correspondent for Mexico and Latin America Alasdair Bavestock - of CGTN - and formerly of VICE, … Continue Reading ››

BOOK – Lake Chapala – Beneath The Surface – VIDEO

The following is a LINK to a video produced for my new book: Lake Chapala Beneath the Surface.
Lake Chapala - Beneath The Surface
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Is Paradise at Risk? by Frank Rudolph

We here in the cloud forest live in what for many of us seems like paradise. But neither the Orizaba Valley nor the Magical City of Orizaba are really magical. We are just fortunate to live where nature and man, at least for the … Continue Reading ››

Lake Chapala – Pair o’ Dice Becomes Downright Deadly

The Valentine’s Day Massacre occurred in Chicago, Illinois on February 14, 2019. Seven men were shot to death as part of a gangland war. The perpetrators were four men disguised as police officers. Nobody has ever been convicted of this crime. Ninety years later, Mexico’s municipality … Continue Reading ››