Last updateFri, 25 Sep 2020 8am

IBM to create 6,000 local jobs

Jalisco Governor Emilio Gonzalez “inaugurated” IBM’s new Smarter Data Center in El Salto last week, although it remains in the first of three stages of construction.

Damaged storm drain closes city’s busiest traffic tunnel

Traffic chaos afflicted Guadalajara this week after a section of Lopez Mateos, one of the metro area’s busiest avenues, was closed while city officials carried out repairs to a damaged storm drain/sewer channel (colector).

Do it in five minutes - have a shower, that is

How long do you spend in the shower? Three, five, ten, 15 minutes?  Do It in Five is a new campaign to conserve water launched this week in Guadalajara.

Motorbike thieves on the loose

Police in Guadalajara have arrested 48 motorcyclists allegedly behind a string of robberies in the Zona Rosa and the city center.

New licenses, appointment times at Transito

New drivers licenses that are harder to falsify and that contain personal information about the bearer will soon be issued by the state transportation authority, the Secretaria de Vialidad y Transporte de Jalisco (SVT), often referred to as simply Transito.

‘Escaramuzas’ break world record

As part of the 19th International Mariachi and Charreria Festival, 129 women broke the Guinness record for the most Escaramuzas performing together at the Minerva on Saturday.

Mariachi academy, digital archive open in Guadalajara

A space has been allocated inside Guadalajara’s Casa de la Cultura Jalisciense for a new mariachi academy, as well as a museum display and mariachi audiovisual archive.