Last updateFri, 19 Jan 2018 8am

Firefighters, cops from Latin America get sporty in GDL

More than 1,200 police officers and firefighters from all over Latin Ameriwill descended on Guadalajara this week for the fifth edition of the Juegos Latinamericanos de Policias y Bomberos.

Colorful Hindu procession, festival planned Nov. 18 & 19

The Nueva Nilacala Mandir (International Society for Krishna Consciousness or ISKCON) in Guadalajara celebrates the 41st anniversary of Ratha Yatra (festival of the giant chariots) on Saturday, November, 18 and Sunday, November 19.

Women entrepreneurs on Avenida Chapultepec

More than 150 women entrepreneurs will be exhibiting a wide range of products and services at the Expo Emprende y Hecho por Mujeres show that is running Friday and Saturday, November 17 and 18, along the central divider of Guadalajara’s Avenida Chapultepec.  

Funds solicited for mega-window in mega-church

The archdiocese of Guadalajara is again asking the Catholic faithful to dig into their pockets to help fund another important stage in the construction of the massive Santuario de los Martires, located atop a hill in the poor Cerro de Cuatro barrio to the south of Guadalajara.

Famous Canine to be honored with bronze statue

Local sculptor Marco Antonio Jasso will soon debut a new work honoring “Frida,” the search-and-rescue dog that shot to international fame following the September 7 and 19 earthquakes in central Mexico.

A moveable feast for the eyes

Despite boasting of several small parks and a few larger ones, Guadalajara is mainly defined by its intense urban-ness, a fact not lost on Marco Castro Cosío, the man behind Bus Roots, a company which, over the course of seven years, has built a fleet of food truck-sized vehicles with verdant gardens for rooftops. 

GDL Democrats screen ‘Pride’ and hold potluck

Another “movie-meet” (video viewing and lunch) is set for Sunday, November 26, 2 p.m., put on by Democrats Abroad Guadalajara Chapter at the American Society (Amsoc) in Colonia Chapalita.