Last updateFri, 27 Mar 2020 10am

Female mariachis to be showcased at Cocula festival

The Jalisco town of Cocula, which for years has claimed to be the birthplace of mariachi music, is preparing to host the first mariachi festival exclusively for female bands: the Festival Nacional e Internacional de la Mujer Mariachi.

Five perish as Primavera creek overflows

Five people drowned after being swept away in a fierce current during a storm Sunday evening in the Santa Anita area of Tlajomulco.

Tren Ligero: Drainage issues hamper Line Three construction

A shortage of drains could further delay the construction of Guadalajara’s third Tren Ligero (subway) line, according to Aries Group, which is overseeing part of the project. 

Independence fiestas ready to roll

Father Miguel Hidalgo’s emotional 1810 “grito” exhorting residents of New Spain to take up arms against their masters will be reenacted in the main plazas of cities, towns and villages the length and breadth of Mexico on Sunday, September 15 at 11 p.m.

119 bags full of body parts unearthed in Primavera

An astonishing total of 119 bags containing dismembered body parts were dumped in a disused well on the grounds of an abandoned property in the small community of La Primavera in Zapopan.

Reporter distribution delayed by power outages, flooding

Major storm Thursday evening knocks out power in many parts of Guadalajara. Delays production of printed edition of Guadalajara Reporter (should be on stands Friday afternoon). Flooding widespread.

State Congress focuses on suicide

New legislation approved by the Jalisco State Congress obliges two public health agencies to develop policies to attend to people with potential suicidal tendencies.