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Women demand legalization of abortion

A pro-choice march and rally attended by some 2,000 women was one of the highlights of International Women’s Day celebrations in Guadalajara March 9.

US Consulate denies travel visa to kidney donor

According to a report in Guadalajara Spanish-language daily Mural, the U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara  has denied a travel visa to a local woman who was prepared to donate a kidney to an uncle in the United States. 

Kim Phuc, the 'Napalm Girl,' to talk at benefit dinner

Expo Guadalajara will host a benefit dinner to raise funds for burned children undergoing treatment at the Hospital Juan I. Menchaca (New Civil Hospital) in Guadalajara.

Guadalajara Film Festival gets underway

The 34th annual Guadalajara Film Festival opens Friday, March 8, running a full week, bringing hundreds of films, industry professionals, press and public together in a week-long celebration of cinema.

Jalisco labrador is 'Dog of the Year'

The Federacion Canofila Mexicana (Mexican Kennel Club) has selected a labrador named “Puppy” belonging to the Jalisco Civil Protection and Firefighters Unit as its “Dog of the Year.” 

Are men finally starting to question Mexico’s macho culture?

Male members of the Red Ciudadana (Citizens’ Network) convened at the Rotunda of the Illustrious Jaliscienses in downtown Guadalajara March 2, urging men to stand in solidarity with the feminism movement.

Why are city’s fanciest stores called Liverpool?

Liverpool, first called The Cloth Case, was founded in 1847 by Jean Baptiste Ebrard, a Frenchman who first started selling clothes in cases in Mexico City’s downtown.