Last updateFri, 17 Jan 2020 12pm

Amnesty granted for woman who killed partner

The first person in Jalisco to be released from prison under President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s Amnesty Law was enjoying her freedom this week.

Briefly - January 18, 2020

Weapons foroff-duty cops?

Guadalajara Mayor Ismael del Toro says he has spoken with federal legislators about changing national laws to permit off-duty police officers to carry weapons.

Kids have rights, too

The Parque Metropolitano is hosting a graphic exhibition celebrating the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Airport parking wrangle drags on

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, the operators of the Guadalajara Airport, have turned off the water and electrical supply in the facility’s car park, which has been commandeered by a protesting farmers’ collective (ejido) for more than a month. 

Reserved parking crackdown continues

Since last October, 668 people have been detained under Guadalajara’s municipal ordinance prohibiting apartalugares, individuals who reserve public spaces with cones and charge drivers to park there.

Truckers suspend January 15 blockade

Organizations representing truck drivers have called off a massive protest scheduled for Wednesday, January 15 that would have brought metro-area Guadalajara to a virtual standstill.