Last updateFri, 27 Mar 2020 10am

Legendary singer honored with statue

A statue of celebrated Jalisco ranchero singer Vicente Fernandez, which was unveiled last weekend in Guadalajara’s Plaza de los Mariachis, has had quite the baptism of fire.

Court closes down Zapopan high-rise development

Residents in a Zapopan neighborhood have achieved a rare victory in the battle to stop runaway high-rise development in the metro-area municipality.

Guadalajara city hall targets illegal ‘reserved parking’

Guadalajara city hall has launched a program to rid the municipality of “apartalugares,” people who illegally place buckets and other objects to “reserve” free parking spaces on streets and then charge motorists for the privilege of using them.   

Underground merchants hope new subway line will alleviate their struggle

Surrounded by Guadalajara’s iconic, yellow-tile spires, La Rotonda de Los Jaliscienses Ilustres e Ilustras, and the Palacio Municipal, an underground warren of locales (shops) to which nobody pays much attention, is spread out beneath a bustling but bleak plaza and its fountain. Welcome to Plaza Guadalajara.