Last updateFri, 29 Apr 2016 3pm

Poor turnout for anti-gay marriage protest

A few thousand people armed with protest banners, sky-blue and pink balloons and Mexican and Jalisco flags made a bee line for Guadalajara’s Plaza de la Liberation last Saturday to vent their opposition to same-sex marriage in the state.

Santa Tere market cuisine focus of classy video short

Every Christmas, Seattle-based filmmaker Len Davis visits his wife Analia’s family in Guadalajara.  They live near Santa Tere, a barrio Davis has gotten to know well. “I go solo daily for my favorite Agua de Versace green juice at Tita’s in the market as an escape from my Mexican family,” he says.  “It’s been my annual routine going on 15 years.” 

Bank robbery spike in February

Four bank heists in the first three days of this week in Guadalajara brought the total in February to 14 – one every 30 or so hours. 

Neighbors ask governor to expropriate prime property

Residents of the Santa Teresita neighborhood of Guadalajara have mounted a campaign to persuade the state government to turn the site of the now-closed Bodega Aurrera supermarket on Avenida Chapultepec into a park or cultural center.

Thanks but no thanks

Some Guadalajara street traders have returned the cycle carts given to them by the municipal government as part of its move to regulate trade in the city center.

Luz de Mundo sets precedent with mass baptisms in city’s largest plaza

As millions of Mexican Catholics followed the visit of Pope Francis, either in person or on television, another group of religious devotees were holding a precedent-setting ceremony in downtown Guadalajara’s most iconic plaza.