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New sculpture appears on prominent GDL bridge

In what could be seen as part of the last farewell to Guadalajara by absentee mayor – and, perhaps, future Jalisco governor – Enrique Alfaro, the sixth element of his ambitious, controversial public arts program has been installed in the city, this time atop a stretch of the prominent Jorge Matute suspension bridge, which shades Avenida Lazaro Cardenas, within spitting distance of the giant yellow Arcos del Milenio.

7 dead in city bus accident

A tragic – but most likely avoidable – accident occurred Friday, June 15 when a metro-area bus drove into a roadside canal in Tlaquepaque, overturning and killing seven passengers. 

New Dems Abroad-GDL chapter takes stock of itself

By Elaine Halleck

A week before their scheduled annual meeting June 23, board members in a newly formed Democratic group in Guadalajara reflected on their achievements and setbacks in the past year.

Bus fire victim operated on at US hospital

Following over three weeks of hospitalization here in Guadalajara, a woman severely burned in a bus fire set by cartel members in the wake of the attempted assassination of a former Jalisco attorney general is finally undergoing surgery in the hospital of the University of Texas in Galveston, Texas.

Avenida Chapultepec festival announced for July

In the wake of the attempted assassination in broad daylight of a former state attorney general by cartel commandos, the city’s tourism board is creating a festival it says has been designed to attract tourism to one of the city’s main nightlife centers.

Local Red Cross team heads to eruption-devastated Guatemala

Following the eruption of Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego on Sunday, June 3, which resulted in scores of deaths and mind-boggling infrastructure damage, four members of Jalisco’s Red Cross are being sent to provide aid, together with 16 others from around Mexico.