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Millennium Arches massacre breeds further security concerns

Last week’s discovery of 26 corpses dumped beside Guadalajara’s iconic Millennium Arches has led to concerns over security in the city and the rise in gang-related killings.

Holiday markets have all you need

Metro Guadalajara is full of Christmas markets that have sprung up to help you with your holiday wish list.

City malls packed as shoppers seek ‘Buen Fin’ deals

“El Buen Fin” (The Good Weekend) – Mexico’s inaugural version of Black Friday in the United States – proved to be a hit with both consumers and shoppers, with malls packed to the rafters throughout all four days of the discount shebang.

Hotel guests survive ten-story elevator plunge

Seven people were injured – including a seven-year-old girl – when an elevator in the Hotel Vista Express in Plaza del Sol plunged ten floors last Friday.

26 bodies dumped at major city intersection

Guadalajara awoke in a state of shock Thursday morning to the news that 26 bodies had been discovered in three vehicles abandoned near the Millennium Arches, the landmark monument located at the intersection of three major avenues: Mariano Otero, Lazaro Cardenas and Los Arcos.

Mammoth Book Fair to mark quarter century of culture

The 25th edition of Guadalajara’s International Book Fair (FIL), which last year attracted more than 600,000 visitors, opens on Saturday, November 26.

Public transport strike looms

The Jalisco Congress remains closed and Guadalajara’s public transport system is in danger of grinding to a halt on Friday, November 18, as union workers threaten to strike in solidarity with around 1,400 congress employees who have not been paid for the first two weeks of November.