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Driver’s license hub extends its hours

Such is the demand for driver’s licenses in the Guadalajara metropolitan area that the main office of the Secretaría de Movilidad (state Traffic Department or Semov) is to open in the late afternoons for the first time in its history.


Facelift planned for neglected, shabby city park

Location, location, location is everything in real estate, we are always told. When it comes to Guadalajara’s green spaces, the same may also be true.

Vicente Fernandez accused of homophobia

Famed ranchero singer Vicente Fernández has sparked controversy after refusing a liver transplant to treat his cancer, saying the donor could be homosexual or a drug addict.

3rd Civil Hospital to go up in Tonala

Construction of a third public Hospital Civil in the Guadalajara metropolitan area has started in the suburb of Tonala under the auspices of the University of Guadalajara (UdG).

More bodies dug up in Zapopan

In the latest grisly find in these parts, 35 bodies have been unearthed at two properties in and around the Guadalajara metropolitan area, the Jalisco Attorney General’s Office revealed last week.

Mexico on fire: Primavera Forest bears Jalisco’s brunt

The metropolitan area was once more blanketed in smoke and ash in the past week, as firefighters from various agencies battled several fires raging in the protected wooded area to the west  of the city, often described as Guadalajara’s “lung.”

State Dep’t breaks ground on new consulate

Donning white helmets and clutching gold-plated shovels, dignitaries led by U.S. Consul General Robin Matthewman broke ground at the site of the new U.S. consulate general in Guadalajara, Tuesday, May 14.