Last updateSat, 15 Feb 2020 10am

Disunity prevails as citywide police force takes shape

Guadalajara’s Policía Metropolitana (Metropolitan Police force) has received its official stamp of approval, but not without some dissent from one of its key players.

Ikea chooses capital over GDL

Furniture giant Ikea will not be opening its first store in this country in Guadalajara, as was reported last year.

Carl’s Jr. shootout rocks city mall

A tranquil Wednesday afternoon in a Plaza Galerias burger joint turned into a bloodbath that left two people dead and six injured.

UdG turns down thousands of applicants

Sixty-seven percent of applicants for enrollment in University of Guadalajara (UdG) courses in the coming semester have been rejected.

Governor hikes city bus fares to chorus of disapproval

An avalanche of criticism greeted the announcement this week from Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro that the cost of using Guadalajara’s Tren Eléctrico (subway), Trolebús, Microbús and Sitran, as well as all bus routes currently operating under the “rutas empresas network, will increase their fares from 7 to 9.50 pesos as of July 27 – a hike of around 35 percent. 

Patria bridge closed until August 11

The elevated bridge linking Avenida Patria to Avenida Acueducto – across from the Andares Mall – has been closed for three weeks for upgrading and resurfacing.