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Last updateFri, 22 May 2020 12pm

Sunday Bloody Sunday

Guadalajara’s cartel turf wars continue unabated, despite the Covid-19 lockdown.


Will innovative tamal business save spunky, landmark hotel?

True to its name, the historic, 12-floor Hotel Fenix in downtown Guadalajara a few blocks from the main cathedral, is apparently rising from the ashes of the Covid-19 crisis.

Downtown merchants demand more support

Dozens of downtown Guadalajara merchants have placed these banners on the shuttered doors of their businesses, demanding intervention and support from local authorities.

Chinese ‘sister’ city reaches out to Jalisco

The Jalisco state government has received a donation of personal protection equipment (PPE) to help in the battle against Covid-19 from the Chinese city of Xiamen. 

Supermarkets’ special hours for seniors

Several supermarket chains, including Soriana, Fresko and La Comer, have set aside exclusive hours for seniors to shop – between 8 and 10 a.m.

State university announces computer, iPad share program

As the Universidad de Guadalajara continues its classes online, the institution has launched a program to get laptops and iPads into the hands of high school and university students who don’t own them.

‘Jalisco Without Hunger’ to step up distribution of basic supplies

Two weeks since the launch of Jalisco Sin Hambre, the private/state government initiative has distributed 12,000 despensas (bags of essentials) to families struggling to survive the economic collapse provoked by the Covid-19 lockdown.