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Learning is a blast at city’s mammoth children’s expo

The theme of this year’s huge children’s educational fair, Papirolas, is ‘Artematicas’ – a combination of the Spanish words for art and mathematics. Here pre-schoolers get instruction in some neat dance steps, as well as counting out loud. The fair runs daily through Sunday, May 24 at Expo Guadalajara and is a great place for kids of all ages to have fun.  Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Entry: 45 pesos for kids and adults. Address: Av. Mariano Otero 1499 (corner of las Rosas).

Candidate called out for political u–turn

Baby kissing and hugging are age-old campaign tactics and ones that Ricardo Villanueva, candidate for mayor of Guadalajara for the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), is not unwilling to indulge in, especially if the infant in question happens to be wearing the colors of the city’s most popular soccer team – the Chivas. 

Bike share program expands

The MiBici bike share program rolled out in downtown Zapopan this week with little fanfare.

No words needed as marchers make their point

Around 1,200 people dressed in white and carrying banners and flowers marched silently through the streets of Guadalajara on Saturday, May 9. The rally was a call to peace following the violent outbreaks of recent weeks.

Heavy rains surprise Tapatios

Strong winds, rain and even hail were reported across the metropolitan area of Guadalajara on Tuesday, May 12. The weather caused flooding, fallen trees and broken traffic lights. Locals and foreigners alike were surprised by the rains, with many assuming that they signal an early start to the annual rainy season.

Interfaith dialogue promotes peace & understanding

Around 120 spiritual leaders from various countries gathered in Guadalajara this week to reflect on their respective convictions as well as the similarities and differences between them.