What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
How long have you lived there?
What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?
The Lake Chapala Society, tennis, swimming, gyms, volleyball, tennis, golf, pubs, restaurants.
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In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.
The people are very accepting. You never hear them yell across the plaza or fighting in public, there's alot of PDA, family love, siblings holding hands, walking down the street.
What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?
Most folks, who remain to be working, are artists, metal workers, mecanicos, gardeners, if they're out of work, they´ll look for work, perhaps, helping an ex pat.
In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?
Of course, the local folks thrive on the family life, fiestas for any reason at all and the all popular soccer games.
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If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.
Don't let the media scare you away. If you are not involved in the drug business, you most likely will not be in trouble. There is a presence of police and military here, but we're also hosting the Pan Am games this year!
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