Last updateFri, 18 Sep 2020 11am

Zapopan remembers the Holocaust

Zapopan city hall has unveiled a monument to the victims of the Holocaust inspired by the poem “The Butterfly” by Pavel Friendmann.

More accusations pile on jailed mega-church leader

A Californian woman has filed a civil lawsuit against the Guadalajara-based Luz del Mundo evangelical church, saying she was treated as a virtual sex slave for almost two decades, suffering abuse at the hands of its current leader, the incarcerated Naasón Joaquín García, as well as his late father, Samuel Joaquín Flores.

Guadalajara Airport parking occupiers finally evicted

Swooping in during the dead of night Wednesday, February 12, officers from the federal National Guard (GN) security force ended an 87-day occupation of the Guadalajara Airport parking structure by a disgruntled farmers’ cooperative.

Goings on About Town

Indigenous Festival

Friday, February 21 is International Mother Language Day, a worldwide annual observance to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and promote multilingualism.

Traffic cops receive electronic ticketing devices

In a pilot program, electronic ticketing machines have been distributed to Jalisco traffic cops to test out ways of streamlining the process of issuing infractions. The devices allow officers to enter details of the infraction, including photographs, and print out folios (tickets) that can be paid at a convenience store or bank of one’s choice. (As with the hand-written tickets, 50-percent discounts are available for swift payment.) The electronic tickets also have a QR code, permitting online access to details of the infraction, in addition to payment of the fine via a smartphone or other device.  The first stage of the project will be limited to the Guadalajara city center.

Shop, dine & stay at city’s Midtown Mall

Guadalajara’s Midtown Mall – located on Avenida Lopez Mateos in Colonia Providencia, across from the American School – is well into its second year but is quickly trying to strip the Andares Mall of its mantle as the most dynamic of Guadalajara’s upscale commercial centers.

Minerva Beer outpaces all the competition

Although the craft beer market in Mexico has exploded in recent years with dozens of micro-breweries coming out with interesting new products, as with most things in the world of business, the big players tend to come out on top in the end.