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Last updateFri, 20 Apr 2018 9am

New Anglican bishop fêted at Guadalajara-area cathedral

Friday, April 13, despite its traditional unlucky connotations, was an auspicious day for the Anglican Church of Mexico, with the consecration of Ricardo Joel Gómez Osnaya as the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Western Mexico, a very large diocese that includes Tijuana in the north and Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta and Ajijic in its southern extremity.

Earth Day festival/expo in Zapopan

The Festival de la Tierra, whose mission is to promote environmental consciousness through engagement with art and science, is coming to Guadalajara, Thursday-Sunday, April 19-22, with Forums and workshops taking place at various venues around the city.

Mexican Navy attacks state cops

A helicopter from the Mexican Navy (Marina) opened fire on five patrol vehicles from Jalisco’s Fuerza Unica rapid response police squad Sunday in an incident that Governor Aristoteles Sandoval later described as “a confusion.”

Uber to hike fares in Jalisco this month

While those living lakeside won’t be as affected by the following news as those residing in Guadalajara, it nonetheless bears mentioning that Uber, the controversial taxi service – a key player in the equally controversial “share economy” – will be raising its prices in Jalisco starting sometime this month.