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Democrats Abroad GDL Coffee Saturdays

Democrats Abroad Guadalajara organizes “Coffee Saturdays” at various cafes around town (on their “terrazas” for safety reasons).

Noise complaints resolved through mediation

The Guadalajara city council reports having achieved significant success in implementing its Civic Justice Model, which promotes conflict resolution among neighbors, and seeks to provide alternative solutions to punitive measures for minor offenses, including excessive noise. 

GDL-based photographer flies high with global prize

“He turned back,” says Alejandro Prieto, explaining the resolution of the poignant wildlife drama captured in a photo entitled “Blocked,” which won him acclaim—and a nice cash prize from a U.K. group that selected his work from over 22,000 entries as the 2021 Bird Photographer of the Year.

World’s top female tennis players coming to Zapopan

In an unexpected—though welcome—move, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that Guadalajara will host the 2021 season-ending WTA Finals the week of November 8.

Swanky, relocated department store to rise from Kodak’s ashes

The Liverpool department store in Guadalajara’s Plaza del Sol (formerly Fabricas de Francia) has closed its doors, although a new incarnation of this branch of the upmarket retail outlet is set to open September 28 about a mile away in the sparkling new Distrito La Perla shopping complex, located on Avenida Mariano Otero on the former site of the Kodak plant.

Calls grow for vaccines for kids

Mexican Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell has indirectly accused parents who have filed court injunctions in a bid to get their offspring vaccinated against Covid-19 of being selfish.

Zona federal defenders protest in Guadalajara 

Inhabitants of Ajijic, San Antonio, San Juan Cosalá and other lakeshore communities have joined forces to take their grievances concerning invasions of federal land bordering Lake Chapala directly to authorities at the regional headquarters of the National Water Commission (Conagua), the federal agency in charge of oversight of the areas in dispute.