Last updateFri, 10 Aug 2018 3pm

The Mariachi Festival lowdown

It comes around once a year, and when it does, it brings a whole lot of noise and celebration to the Guadalajara metropolitan area, laced up in trajes de charro and gently swelling strings, belting brass and rhythmic guitar.

Bread rolls stuffed with curious filling

Customs officers intercepted an bizarre shipment of cocaine in the cargo area of the Guadalajara Airport this week.

Taking the train to better health

The non-profit Fundacion Grupo México has come up with a novel idea to make added use of Jalisco’s train tracks – now used exclusively to move cargo or take tourists to Tequila – and improve citizens’ health into the bargain.

New look for historic city plaza

Work has started on resurfacing downtown Guadalajara’s historic Plaza de Armas, which faces the Palacio de Gobierno, to one side of the Metropolitan Cathedral.

Gifted 12-year-old begins university studies

A gifted 12-year-old boy who was born in Guadalajara has become the youngest ever person to study for a degree at the capital’s Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), the largest university in the country.

20 corpses discovered at 2 homes

The bloodletting in Guadalajara is showing no sign of abating any time soon.