Last updateFri, 19 Dec 2014 3pm

US Consulate discloses spate of identity thefts

American citizen Alejandro Garcia got the “shock of his life” after applying for a passport for the first time at the U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara in August.

US to help Guadalajara modernize its traffic system

The U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara has signed an agreement with the Jalisco State Government to assist with the modernization of traffic control in the metropolitan area.  Under the agreement, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will finance a study to detect and analyze the most conflictive and congested areas of the city for traffic.

Luz de Mundo mantle passes to fifth son

Almost 600,000 people flooded into the Hermosa Provincia neighborhood of Guadalajara last week for the funeral of Samuel Joaquin Flores, the leader of the Luz del Mundo evangelical church who died on Monday, December 8 aged 77.

PHOTO GALLERY: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (in Guadalajara)

It doesn’t take much to gee up Guadalajara denizens into the yuletide spirit.  With the city’s emblematic arches (Los Arcos) handsomely decked out in a bow, kiddies are having a blast at downtown’s winter wonderland attraction in the Plaza Liberacion, where they will find a skating rink, sled rides, Ferris wheel and Coca Cola tree.

City center’s winter wonderland

Downtown Guadalajara has been transformed into a winter wonderland, with a large tree, sledding  slope, ice skating rink, nativity scene and Ferris wheel installed in the Plaza Liberacion.

Father who left baby to die in car walks free

A man who caused the death of his nine-month old baby by leaving him for eight hours in the backseat of his car has been released, following the refusal of his wife to press charges.

Children’s cancer hospital to open next year in Tlajomulco

The Hospital Infantil Mi Gran Esperanza, Mexico’s first specialist hospital for children with cancer, is 80 percent complete and will open its doors next year in Tlajomulco, says its director Dr. Luis Antonio Alanís Villareal.