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Jalisco’s governor accused the undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell, of preventing tests to detect the coronavirus or Covid-19 from entering Mexico. The government is preventing us from having evidence of Mexico’s COVID-19 infections, the governor said Monday morning. Interviewed by Ciro Gómez Leyva on Radio Fórmula, the governor of Jalisco blamed the Undersecretary of Health...
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In an attempt to appeal to civility and responsibility of the population, the Government of Jalisco called on citizens not to go on vacation during this period of Holy Week and Easter and stay at home to contain the spread of COVID-19. “Due to the situation, measures were taken such as the closure of tourist...
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There is concern among nurses in Jalisco because, since the Covid 19 outbreaks, they have been attacked in the streets by people who think that having been in contact with patients makes them contagious. Through an official letter sent by the Inter-institutional Commission of Nurses of the state of Jalisco, its president, Edith Mujica Chávez,...
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The municipal government of Tomatlán, Jalisco, will apply a curfew starting at 8:00 p.m. this Sunday, March 29, to reduce risks of COVID-19 contagion. The measure is recorded a few days after a woman, a resident of the United States, died in the city and one more is infected with this disease. The announcement was...
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Deputies of the Citizen Movement asked the Government to declare in Jalisco the temporary suspension of flights from places where a health emergency has been decreed by COVID-19, except for those that are for humanitarian reasons and cargo flights. Such request was made by the MC legislators both to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and...
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Despite the fact that on March 23 the governor of Jalisco announced that 20,000 rapid tests of COVID -19 would be ready as of yesterday to apply massively in the State, they did not arrive. “Weird things have happened,” said the Governor regarding the purchase from a German laboratory. “They had told us that they...
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The coronavirus pandemic begins to take its toll on tourism in Jalisco. Flights and hotel reservations have been canceled in Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta, as well as cruises that suspended their services for 30-days. Personnel from the Integral Port Administration, API Puerto Vallarta, confirmed that the cruises of the Royal Princess shipping company were canceled....
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Two women, 54 and 64 years old, are the first to be reported affected by the coronavirus in Jalisco. Both were treated in the units “Fray Antonio Alcalde” and “Dr. Juan I. Menchaca ”, from the Civil Hospital, on March 11 and 12. The first returned on the 4th of this month after being in...
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Today the sanitary filters were installed at the national and international entrance gates of the Guadalajara International Airport, in which 12 workers from the Jalisco Health Secretariat participate. The preventive measures carried out in Guadalajara will also be carried out at the Puerto Vallarta airport, Jalisco governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez reported. The measure seeks to...
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Times have changed in the North American underworld. With El Chapo Guzmán out of the game and his old allies detained, hidden or diminished, the United States’ justice now points to the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, CJNG. The government’s anti-drug agency, the DEA, announced on Wednesday the capture of more than 200 alleged members of...
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The Ministry of Transportation of Jalisco called on carriers to initiate prevention measures with the aim of avoiding contagion of respiratory diseases in public transport. In addition to the nine municipalities of the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Puerto Vallarta, Zapotlán El Grande, and Tepatitlán, they must adopt sanitary measures such as thorough cleaning inside the units,...
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Eight Mexican cities were formally added to the huge list of the Creative Cities Network, which Unesco promotes worldwide. With them, now the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) forms a list close to 250 metropolises that work together to promote cooperation for sustainable urban development and tourism development. Through this network, Unesco...
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A sculptor from the Mexican state of Jalisco transformed thousands of weapons linked to criminal acts into 21 sculptures, in the “Impacts that leave their mark” initiative to convey a message of peace and conciliation. Short weapons, long and even grenades, in a total of 12 tons, were converted into art to show that humans...
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Charrería, Mexico’s national sport and an UNESCO-designated Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, will take center stage in the state of Jalisco this September when Charros de Jalisco, Mexico’s first-ever competitive charro group, celebrates its 100th anniversary. More than a form of rodeo, charrería is a way of life in Jalisco, originating from Mexico’s herdsmen culture...
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Forensics officials in the western Mexican state of Jalisco are trying to determine how many victims are accounted for in 26 plastic bags of body parts found in a ravine this week, authorities said Thursday. The Jalisco state prosecutor’s office said in a statement that it began to collect the bags Tuesday in the municipality...
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