Last updateFri, 24 Jan 2020 9am

Creative marketing with a ring of truth

Will customers care to buy furniture after a satirical comment on economic woe?This store in downtown Guadalajara offering cut-price office furnishings is making a gambit that lighthearted attention will outweigh the sting of truth.

Zapopan takes aim at gas stations

Zapopan city hall is finally taking action over Pemex gas stations built close to residential homes, businesses and schools in violation of municipal codes.

Police arrest three in mass slaying

Three men held in custody have reportedly admitted their involvement in the slaying of 26 people whose bodies were dumped beside Guadalajara’s Millennium Arches on November 24.

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.