Last updateFri, 19 Jul 2019 11am

More than just a pretty face

Jalisco native Sofía Aragón, 25, won the Mexicana Universal 2019 crown (formerly Nuestra Belleza México) on June 23 and will represent this country at the 2019 Miss Universe pageant in South Korea in December.

Governor announces metro-area trailer ban

The Jalisco state government has unveiled plans to ban semi-trailers and heavy trucks from the Guadalajara metro area during peak hours.

Crime gang launches coordinated attacks on state police targets

Officers from the state Attorney General’s Office (Fiscalía General del Estado de Jalisco or FGE) were targeted in four separate attacks coordinated by an organized crime group on the morning of Friday, June 21.

Soccer star languishes in jail after deadly crash

One of Mexico’s most promising young soccer players will be held in prison for at least six months after being charged with causing the deaths of a newly married Guadalajara couple last weekend.

Missing US medical student 'safe and sound'

Jessy Pacheco, the medical student who was reported missing last weekend in Guadalajara, is “safe and sound” and has returned to Dallas, Texas, Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro announced Friday.  Authorities expressed concerns that Pacheco had been abducted after his friend was shot to death outside a nightclub s Colonia Providencia in the early hours  of Sunday, June 15.


Crime blighting popular metro-area neighborhood

Following last weekend’s tragic incident (see story page one), increased police vigilance is urgently required in the Colonia Providencia restaurant zone, says Aldo de Anda, president of the local restaurant chamber.