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After jam-packed week, giant book fair announces next year’s guest

Those readers suffering from FIL (Guadalajara International Book Fair) withdrawal just days after it came to a conclusion may ween themselves off their jones with some information regarding next year’s edition, along with a wrap-up of this year’s highlights.


Carriage drivers stage hunger strike in front of municipal palace

Glacial governmental indifference calls for desperate measures, which is what a group of calandrieros – traditional horse-drawn carriage drivers – claim to have resorted to in their fight to preserve a century-old custom and, more importantly, their livelihoods.

Carriage drivers stage hunger strike in front of municipal palace

Glacial governmental indifference calls for desperate measures, which is what a group of calandrieros – traditional horse-drawn carriage drivers – claim to have resorted to in their fight to preserve a century-old custom and, more importantly, their livelihoods.

Mall parking fees under scrutiny

The cost of parking at Guadalajara’s glut of shopping malls tends to be an arbitrary business.Suffice to say, someone, somewhere is making a hatful of money from it.

Protestors leave airport parking lot peacefully

After an 11-day occupation, the El Zapote farm collective has ceded control of the main parking garage of Guadalajara International Airport back to airport authorities. 

Huichol Jehovah’s Witnesses expelled from own community

Around 50 members of the Wixarika (Huichol) population in northern Jalisco have been “expelled” from their community for practicing a religion that is contrary to their native beliefs.