Last updateFri, 24 May 2019 4pm

Metro-area municipalities unable to care for strays

Municipal authorities sacrificed a whopping 93.5 percent of Guadalajara’s stray dogs and cats in 2018, according to information obtained by Spanish-language newspaper Mural.

Film students remembered one year on

Tuesday, March 19 marked the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of three young Guadalajara film students, who, authorities say, were kidnapped, murdered and dissolved in sulfuric acid by the Jalisco Nueva Generacion Cartel after being mistaken for members of a rival gang.

The militarization of Guadalajara?

The recent deployment of soldiers in the historic center of Guadalajara has been met mostly with approval by residents, businesses and tourists, according to several media outlets that have carried out impromptu surveys.

Worldwide murder analysis worries but doesn’t surprise Mexicans

An annual report by a respected Mexican non-governmental organization that analyzes urban murder rates throughout the world is shining an unflattering light on Mexico, showing that 15 of the most dangerous cities on the globe are in this country.

Study – and hard experience – reveal trouble for GDL cyclists

Guadalajara may boast a network of handsome bike lanes and an inexpensive and well-run public bike rental system, but a recent survey by World Resources Institute Mexico reveals that many potential users, even those who venture out every Sunday for the well established and popular Via Recreativa, lack the confidence to carry out their daily activities on two wheels. 

Spring is in the air

The somewhat unkempt Ixtepete pyramids on the outskirts of Guadalajara are deserted most of the year but leapt into a flurry of activity as “new agers” descended to recharge their batteries with solar energy on the spring equinox, Thursday, March 21.