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Lorena Ochoa gives birth to baby boy

Local golf star Lorena Ochoa gave birth to a baby boy, Pedro Conesa Ochoa, on December 11 in Mexico City.

Metro briefs

Jehovah’s assembly

More than 35,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses congregated in the Omnilife Stadium last weekend for the denomination’s annual regional assembly.  Adherents from 320 congregations in Jalisco and several other states reaffirmed their beliefs and saw 400 new members baptized into the faith.

Police out in force to catch DUIs this holiday season

Traffic police in Guadalajara will be on the lookout for motorists driving under the influence during the Christmas period, with “alcohol meters” installed on main roads across the city.

Early morning smog a danger to health

Residents of Guadalajara should refrain from outdoor exercise between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. due to early morning seasonal thermal inversions.

Book fair announces record attendance

The 25th International Book Fair (FIL) drew to a close last weekend, with record attendance but a dip in sales compared with last year.

Oops ... Peña Nieto book gaffe goes viral

The presidential frontrunner found himself embroiled in an online furore over classism and his knowledge of literature after making a high-profile blunder at the FIL.