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Motorbike cops ready to help prevent bank client assaults

A new police motorcycle unit has been established in Guadalajara to help protect the public against the epidemic of asaltos conejeros, or assaults on bank customers who have just withdrawn funds from branches.


Two million faithful souls to escort beloved Virgin ‘back home’

In Guadalajara, the memory of the famous Italian navigator is dismissed without sympathy, as all eyes turn to a venerated 400-year-old religious statue, whose mere presence on the streets will draw some one million spectators.

Women’s pro-choice rally draws hundreds of university students

For many people, the drama surrounding the nomination of conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court has more to do with the continuity of the landmark Roe vs. Wade abortion ruling than an alleged case of sexual abuse 35 years ago. However, in Mexico, and Jalisco especially, the struggle for the legalization of abortion still has a long way to run.

Sample the best suds at Guadalajara Beer Festival

The 11th edition of the Guadalajara Festival de Cerveza (Beer Festival) – touted as the largest in Latin America – takes place in the concourse of the Estadio Akron (Periferico and Vallarta) Friday, October 12, to Sunday, October 14.

GAP lands 2nd Jamaican airport deal

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP) – operators of the Guadalajara International Airport – has won a 25-year concession deal to operate the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica – their second airport on the Caribbean island.