Last updateFri, 17 Nov 2017 11am

Bull fighting season gets underway

Guadalajara’s premiere bull-fighting season gets underway this month, with senior matadors taking center stage at the Nuevo Progreso Plaza de Toros. 

Neighbors snub planetarium plan

Residents of two Guadalajara neighborhoods have expressed their opposition to plans to build the city’s new planetarium on the former site of the headquarters of the University of Guadalajara’s now-defunct students’ union, the Federation de Estudiantes de Guadalajara (FEG). 

Zapopan council proposes low-cost home insurance

Zapopan city council is investigating the possibility of offering householders the chance of purchasing an “insurance policy” for their homes, that can be paid in conjunction with next year’s property taxes (predial). Councilor Augusto Valencia said the policy could protect against earthquake damage, as well as flooding and robbery.  An annual cost of between 50 and 100 pesos has been suggested, although this figure seems somewhat unrealistic.

March brings human trafficking into focus

Approximately 600 people marched in Guadalajara Tuesday to bring awareness to  human trafficking, an ever-present blight worldwide.

Metro security briefs

SOCCER PLAYERS CHARGED: Two men have been charged with homicide after a soccer player died in a fight that broke out during an amateur game being held at the plush Puerta de Hierro sports club last month. 

Cars rev up for two-day blast

For people interested in cars, those planet-annihilating objects offetishistic obsession, ExpoAuto is coming to Guadalajara Saturday and Sunday, October 14-15, at the Expo Guadalajara convention center.   

World record attempt for breast cancer awareness

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Jalisco’s Health Department (SSJ) is supervising a Guinness record attempt for the construction of the world’s largest breast cancer awareness ribbon.