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Chapala faithful galvanized for arrival of Queen of the Lake

As Mother Nature begins working her rainy season wonders, local Roman Catholics are making ready to raise prayers to Mother Mary for divine intervention to protect and replenish Lake Chapala.


Local divers to compete in Edinburgh

Four Tapatio divers are among the eight-person Mexican team that has traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland to compete in the 2013 World Diving Series, which takes place April 19 to 21.


Flu cases and deaths increase in Jalisco, Mexico

Earlier this week, state and federal health officials indicated this season’s flu outbreak seemed under control, but now the number of those ill with the virus is multiplying rapidly in Jalisco and the rest of the country.


City’s bike-share plan at risk as Canadian firm files for bankruptcy

The Canadian company given the task of setting up Guadalajara’s public bicycle hire program filed for bankruptcy in Montreal last month, citing huge debts.


Local video game maker first to arrive in Digital Creative City

A local multimedia firm has become the first company to move into Guadalajara’s much vaunted Ciudad Creativa Digital, or Digital Creative City, in downtown.


New bus stop screen helps keep passengers informed

A prototype electronic screen displaying information on approaching city buses has been installed at a Guadalajara bus stop.


Flood relief to repair last fall’s tropical storm damage

Federal and state flood relief funds from last September’s tropical storm Manuel are at last being distributed to 29 municipalities hard hit by flooding.


Narcos burn buses following arrest of Jalisco Cartel kingpin

Residents of Zapopan’s affluent Patria Universidad neighborhood awoke early Thursday morning to the sound of military helicopters buzzing overhead and the sight of troops rumbling by in jeeps and armored vehicles.


10% of Guadalajara metro area lacks water, sewer

With more than 4.3 million people in the Guadalajara metropolitan area, and urban expansion that comes in fits and starts, some 10 percent of the population lack water and sewer service.



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