Last updateFri, 25 Sep 2020 8am

Tapatio university ranks in top fifth

The University of Guadalajara (UdeG) has risen one place to 50th in the annual list of the top 250 academic institutions in Latin America.

El Chapo's son arrested in Zapopan

The son of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the world’s most wanted drug lord, was arrested in a raid on his home in Zapopan early Thursday morning.

Rainy season gets underway in metro area

Reports of flooding, fallen trees, auto accidents, power outages and malfunctioning traffic lights filtered in as Guadalajara experienced the first storms of the rainy season in the early hours of Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

City’s credit rating takes a hit as debt mounts up

U.S. financial services company Standard & Poor’s (S&P) lowered Guadalajara’s credit rating this week, the result of the municipal government having overspent and burdened the city with debt.

Scorpion season claims first victim

In a rare tragedy, a young woman has died after being stung by a scorpion while helping out with the reforestation program in the Primavera Forest.

Armed robber dies of heart attack

A high-speed police chase came to an unexpected end this week when one of the assailants suffered a fatal heart attack as he was being chased by cops.

Expo hosts presidential, gubernatorial debates

Mexico’s presidential candidates will engage in a battle of wits in the second and final televised debate on Sunday night at the Expo Guadalajara trade show and convention center.  Earlier in the day, the four candidates for governor of Jalisco will face off in their second debate.