Last updateFri, 29 Apr 2016 3pm

US airlines not among the world’s best

A pair of siblings in the United States may have created the world’s first airplane and the most successful ever aircraft constructors may be the pride of Seattle, Washington, but U.S. airlines are no longer the poster boys for the aviation industry.

US Consulate hosts vibrant holiday party

The United States Consulate in Guadalajara put on a lively bash to celebrate the 238th U.S. Independence Day — held this year for the first time in the Patio de Cristal of the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (UAG) in the upmarket suburb of Lomas de Valle. About 90 percent of the consulate’s staff members were there to greet guests and generally keep the social extravaganza moving smoothly.