Last updateFri, 06 May 2016 1pm

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.  

February bullfights will divide opinions

The 2016 winter/spring bullfighting season begins at the Plaza de Toros Nuevo Progreso on Sunday, February 14 with an appearance by Spain’s Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza, considered the world’s greatest rejoneador, or horseback bullfighter.  

Local Leo fans hope to celebrate

Leonardo DiCaprio fans in Guadalajara are planning a mass celebration at the Minerva Glorieta if the actor finally wins an Oscar this month.