Last updateFri, 16 Mar 2018 10am

Sewage row envelops Pan Am Village

The cause of bad odors detected by some athletes staying at the Pan American Games Village has come to light. Faulty treatment plants meant that sewage was being pumped out of the village on to land beside the complex and even into the nearby Bosque Primavera nature reserve, it has emerged.

Local economy underwhelmed by Pan Am impact

After all the hype and lofty expectations, the Pan American Games has not given local businesses the large economic boost that many had been hoping for.

Anti-rabies unit accused of abuse

Zapopan’s anti-rabies facility is being accused of mistreatment of dogs and cats in its care by local animal rights groups.

'Best Pan Am Games in history' closes in festive style

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford took possession of the Pan American flag before Ricky Martin brought the 16th edition of the games to a thumping close at Guadalajara's Omnilife Stadium Sunday evening.

Visit of late Pope’s relics inspires devotion

Thousands waited for hours outside the Guadalajara Cathedral to catch a glimpse of the sacred relics of Pope John Paul II.

Online taxi service launched

With 200 affiliated vehicles, Mexico’s first online taxi service has launched in Guadalajara. Users can order taxis via the internet at www.taxiinteligente.com. The free real-time service allows customers to solicit the nearest available taxi to their current position. The website can also be accessed by internet-compatible mobile phones.

City hall to cull police force

Guadalajara city hall will implement an unprecedented overhaul of its police department in November, with the aim of purging 300 officers who are unfit to serve.