Last updateFri, 07 Dec 2018 11am

Police foil kidnapping

Police frustrated the attempted kidnapping of a restaurateur in Ciudad Bugambilias on Tuesday, arresting four armed gang members after a brief firefight.

Time is up for street vendors, mayor says

Ramiro Hernandez wants to bring order to the city center, where the number of unlicensed street vendors has mushroomed.

Skeletons for peace run riot

For the third year in a row, students have created an astonishing collection of life-size Catrinas to enhance downtown Guadalajara until the end of November.

Finally, water for all Tapatios

Fifty two metro-area neighborhoods will finally gain access to running water next year, Guadalajara’s Intermunicipal Water Authority (SIAPA) has promised.

City promotes breast cancer awareness

Guadalajara’s iconic Minerva Glorieta was one of several city landmarks lit up in pink last Friday to mark International Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

Animals sacrificed

Guadalajara metro area municipalities sacrificed more than 12,000 dogs and cats in 2011 but sterilized only 7,300, according to the animal welfare group Proteccion Animal.

Book Fair tells grand prize winner to stay at home

Peruvian author Alfredo Bryce Echenique will not attend Guadalajara’s International Book Fair (FIL) to receive this year’s grand prize, after the organizing committee rescinded his invitation last week in an attempt to avoid further controversy.