Last updateFri, 29 Apr 2016 3pm

US training in anti-terrorism

Tanya Anderson, the U.S. consul general in Guadalajara, hands out certificates to 25 high-ranking officials from various metropolitan area law enforcement and civil protection organizations who participated in a recent course administered by the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (ATA).

Downtown Tunnel reopens

Drivers in the city center breathed a huge sigh of relief this week when the Avenida Hidalgo tunnel reopened after a four-month reconstruction hiatus.

Alcalde to become auto-free zone

Jalisco Governor Aristoteles Sandoval has outlined a proposal to turn Avenida Alcalde into a car-free avenue once construction of the city’s third subway line is completed.

All hands on deck to safeguard Colomos Park

State authorities, Guadalajara city hall and civic organizations have all vowed to prevent a planned residential development inside an area they say pertains to the Bosque de los Colomos, one of the city’s most treasured green spaces.

Tamale-making nuns gear up for seasonal surge in demand

In the shadow of the Templo de Santa Rita on Guadalajara’s west side bordering Chapalita, a sign advertising “Tamales María del Pilar” has beckoned locals for several decades, especially right before Candlemas Day (Día de la Candelaria), a feast that occurs every year on February 2, at the tail end of Mexico’s almost-never-ending Christmas season.