Last updateFri, 05 Feb 2016 2pm

Isn’t Uber just filling a real-world need?

Guadalajara is frequently touted as “Mexico’s Silicon Valley,” and politicians are constantly boasting of the “Digital Creative City,” the still unfinished tech-hub located in the city center. Yet the state government has struggled with how to react to ride-sharing app Uber, finding itself caught between its technological pretensions and a powerful taxi lobby.