Last updateFri, 07 May 2021 11am

Guadalajara has first female mayor

After Guadalajara Mayor Ismael del Toro was granted a leave of absence to campaign for reelection, the city council approved Bárbara Lizette Trigueros Becerra as interim mayor – the first time that a woman has led the municipality of Guadalajara, one of the largest in the country.

Make-believe emporium reopens

KidZania, the “family entertainment center” that puts children in simulated work environments, reopened its doors in Guadalajara’s Plaza Patria on Saturday, February 20.

Man jailed after needless killing

A homeless man who caused the death of a motorcycle food delivery courier after tossing a stone from a Guadalajara overpass has been remanded to custody for one year.

Horrific accident claims 8 lives

Eight people, including four children, died when a water tanker collided head-on with a Chevrolet Chevy near the La Mora subdivision of Tlajomulco on Tuesday. 

Easter celebrations cancelled

Several traditional Easter celebrations marked by the Catholic Archdiocese of Guadalajara will not take place this year for safety reasons.

Few travelers testing Covid-19 positive

Of the 12,498 tests for Covid-19 applied at the laboratory installed at the Guadalajara International Airport between January 27 and February 20, only 171 have been positive, the airport’s general director, Martín Zazueta Chávez, said this week.