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Now here’s a cock-and-bull story: Circuses protest ‘hypocrisy’ of animal ban

Circus performers and impresarios took to the streets of Guadalajara last week to highlight the “hypocrisy” of politicians in the state who have decided to ban animal acts in their spectacles but continue to endorse cockfights, bullfights and charreadas (Mexican-style rodeo).

 


End the violence & corruption, local students demand

Feelings ran deep as more than 20,000 students from various University of Guadalajara (UdG) campuses took the day off classes Wednesday to express their indignation at the climate of violence prevailing in Mexico and the depth of government and police corruption here.

Parents kept 14-year-old girl in chains

Police have arrested a Guadalajara couple who kept their 14-year-old daughter chained up for a year because they believed as she was mentally ill.  

Public cycle program wheels into view

The first docking station in the new public bike-sharing program “Mi Bici” was unveiled on Tuesday outside Guadalajara City Hall.

Blinded by the light: tinted windows under scrutiny

Officers from Jalisco’s Transit Department (Semov) are targeting vehicles being driven with illegally tinted windows in a new operation that began last week.

Jalisco prepares for ebola

Procedures and medical personnel are in place at the Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta airports to attend to passengers suspected of carrying the Ebola virus, Jalisco’s Health Secretary said Monday.