Last updateFri, 19 Jul 2019 11am

An esteemed brand name fades into oblivion

The name “Las Fabricas de Francia” will no doubt be remembered fondly in Guadalajara for a few more years, but no longer will it grace the frontages of any local department stores.

President vows to finish city’s stalled subway line

President Manuel Lopez Obrador is committed to finishing Guadalajara’s third Tren Ligero line, although the project – two years behind schedule – may not begin operations until mid-2020.

DUI check program extended to daylight hours

The temporary measure to install roadblocks to check for DUIs during daylight hours – implemented over the last Christmas season – will become permanent.

Bus drivers’ learning curve

Bus drivers got a crash course in what it’s like to be a cyclist or pedestrian on city streets this week, in a novel experiment conducted by the state Traffic Department.

Hot February spell coincides with arrival of ‘El Niño’

The heat wave currently affecting Guadalajara and other regions of Jalisco will continue and probably intensify throughout March, a leading investigator at the University of Guadalajara is predicting.