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Missing US medical student 'safe and sound'

Jessy Pacheco, the medical student who was reported missing last weekend in Guadalajara, is “safe and sound” and has returned to Dallas, Texas, Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro announced Friday.  Authorities expressed concerns that Pacheco had been abducted after his friend was shot to death outside a nightclub s Colonia Providencia in the early hours  of Sunday, June 15.


Crime blighting popular metro-area neighborhood

Following last weekend’s tragic incident (see story page one), increased police vigilance is urgently required in the Colonia Providencia restaurant zone, says Aldo de Anda, president of the local restaurant chamber. 

Local bomberos to assist with Canadian wildfires

Wednesday, 101 Jalisco firefighters pose for a photo at the Jalisco Government Palace before heading for the Canadian province of Alberta to help battle a series of fierce blazes raging since the end of last month.

Circus arts festival nears

Circus arts will be celebrated during the Festival Periplo 2019, scheduled July 29 to July 7 at various venues in Guadalajara.  

Book early to see del Toro’s ‘monsters’ exhibit

Tapatios and visitors to Guadalajara are flocking in large numbers to “En Casa con Mis Monstruos” (At Home with my Monsters), an exhibit that houses hundreds of objects that have in some manner influenced the life and work of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, a native of the city.

US student shot to death, another missing

State authorities concede that a 29-year-old U.S. citizen, a recent graduate of the Autonomous University of Guadalajara (UAG) medical school who was reported missing after his friend was shot to death in Colonia Providenica in the early hours of Sunday, June 16, was probably abducted.