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Briefly - August 04, 2018

Arrests made in missing Italians case

Federal police have arrested two alleged members of the Nueva Generacion cartel believed to be connected to the disappearance of three Italian citizens in the Jalisco town of Tecalitlan in January. 


Free airport parking, for now

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Not for the first time, farmers demanding adequate compensation for land appropriated to build the city airport decades ago have taken over the entrance to the facility’s parking lot.

New governor to take salary cut

At least 70 public officials in Jalisco could see their salaries slashed dramatically if Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gets his way.

Facelift for iconic city sculpture

“Los Cubos” (The Cubes), Guadalajara’s emblematic public sculpture that sits on Avenida Lazaro Cardenas at the Vallarta/Mexico intersection, is getting the first makeover in its almost 50-year history.

UdG rejects two-thirds of applicants for next semester

The University of Guadalajara (UdG) may be Mexico’s second largest public university but it doesn’t have space to accommodate many thousands of young jaliscienses, both rich and poor, who want to continue their educations after high school.

Monster candy gets Guinness approval

Dulces de la Rosa, the well-known local candy manufacturer, marked its 70th birthday last week by creating a new Guinness record for the largest marzipan ever concocted.

Mushroom festival runs this weekend on Avenida Vallarta

The fourth annual Guadalajara Mushroom Festival will be held in the Jardin Americana at Avenida Vallarta 1305, Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, noon-7 p.m..