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Last updateMon, 18 Aug 2014 11am
La Nueva Posada

More speed traps for city motorists

Speed cameras will be set up at seven more points in the Guadalajara metropolitan area before the end of this month, the Jalisco Traffic Department (Semov) has announced. 

Cameras will be used on Avenidas Adolf Horn, Lázaro Cárdenas, Mercedes Félix, Juan Pablo Segundo,  Juan Palomar y Arias and González Gallo, as well as on the Periférico near the intersection with Avenida Guadalupe, Semov says.

Guadalajara city hall to get windfall from sale of land for Fiestas de Octubre

Guadalajara city councilors from the National Action Party (PAN) are insisting that the money raised from the sale of municipal land earmarked as the new venue for the Fiestas de Octubre is designated exclusively for the benefit of residents of slender economic means and environmental causes, and not to pay off any of the municipality’s massive debt.

Catholic Church passes the hat

Not for the first time, the Catholic archdiocese of Guadalajara is to launch an “intense” fundraising campaign to collect money to move forward construction of the ambitious Santuario de los Martires (Martyrs’ Sanctuary) in the Cerro de Cuatro barrio on the southern outskirts of the city.

Circus targeted by animal welfare group

Around 100 activists protest the use of animal acts in circuses on Saturday, July 12. The demonstration took place outside a circus in the Guadalajara municipality. Zapopan city hall has previously banned the practice.