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Work kicks off on city’s polemic 20,000-seat arena

Despite the opposition of local residents and environmentalists, work has started on a major new cultural and commercial complex on the city’s northern beltway (periferico).


Well-informed Mexican analyst delves into US political psyche

An influential Mexican opinion leader addressed the systematic challenges in fortifying democratic institutions in the United States at the Democrats Abroad Mexico Annual General Meeting held two weeks ago in San Miguel de Allende.

The seven-church visit

On Maundy Thursday (April 18), thousands of Catholics will go to church seven times for the “Visit to the Seven Churches,” a tradition dating back to medieval Spain that commemorates Christ’s departure from the Last Supper and his walk through the Garden of Gethsemane.

Two-week craft fair to run through April 24

Craftsmen and women from all corners of Jalisco will descend into Guadalajara to set up their stalls in the downtown Plaza Liberation over the Easter holiday.

City sleeps as Primavera fire blazes

On the evening of Monday, April 1, some 50 firefighters from several brigades were drafted to battle the fiercest blaze to break out this year in the Bosque de la Primavera on the western edge of Guadalajara. 

Tequila tasters set a new world record

A new Guinness world record was set Sunday, March 24, when 1,486 people took part in a tequila tasting (cata) at the same time.

Noise police to go on the prowl this weekend

Inspectors from Guadalajara city hall will spread out across the municipality this weekend to target nocturnal establishments that contravene newly approved anti-noise regulations, Mayor Ismael Del Toro confirmed this week.