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Looking Back, a review of June news from the last 60 years

In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our June editions 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60 years ago.

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(From Publisher Bob Thurston’s column, Potpourri)


Great Book Sale begins third edition

International and domestic book publishing companies will set up shop in the Guadalajara city center this weekend as the third annual Magno Remate de Libros (Great Book Sale) gets underway.

Tequila bottle exhibit extended

An exhibition of 2,500 different tequila bottles marking half a century since Mexico’s famous firewater achieved its Designation of Origin status can be seen at the Palcco Cultural Center in Zapopan until July 31.

Who are Shein, and why are they in GDL?

Shein, the global fashion and lifestyle e-tailer, makes a “physical” return to Guadalajara this weekend, offering what it says will be “an immersive experience for attendees to experience the brand’s offer across seven stations.”

Metro-area flooding unlikely to ease up this year

With seasonal storms imminent, Guadalajara metro-area authorities are ramping up flood prevention measures, focusing on clearing debris/garbage from drainage systems, rainfall runoff channels and urban water bodies.

Are you eligible to donate blood?

Guadalajara’s two public “Civil Hospitals” will hold a blood donation drive from June 11 to 14.