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Jalisco News: News and information for Jalisco by PVDN

At least during the last three years, the data that the State Prosecutor’s Office reported to the National Public Security System were false or “made up,” said Governor Enrique Alfaro. The foregoing was detected when an audit was made between the statistics that the previous state administration sent to the National System, and the investigation...
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Last year, the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara had more days of atmospheric pollution at a high level than Mexico City (CDMX). In the Jalisco city, 16 days were recorded with very poor air quality; that is, with more than 150 points of the Metropolitan Index of Air Quality ( Imeca ), while in CDMX only...
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Five earthquakes were registered in the first hours of the new year along the coast of Jalisco, according to the National Seismological. On the night of December 31, a very slight earthquake, of magnitude 3.5, was reported 46 kilometers west of Casimiro Castillo. Later, at 1:18 am, in the early morning hours of January 1,...
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Local media in western Mexico are reporting that a drug cartel has hung up banners denying involvement in a Nov. 30 grenade attack on the U.S. consulate in Guadalajara. Several media outlets posted photos of the banners, which read: “Our cartel totally and completely distances itself from what happened at the U.S. embassy (sic).” The...
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New Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is taking aim at the finances of the powerful Jalisco cartel in what a top anti-money laundering official said was the opening salvo in the fight to stop criminal gangs from flourishing with impunity. Santiago Nieto, the new head of the finance ministry’s Financial Intelligence Unit, told Reuters...
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Six agents of the Jalisco Unified Force (FUJ) were killed and one injured when a command aboard three vehicles ambushed them in the center of the municipal capital of La Huerta, 255 kilometers southwest of Guadalajara, the state capital. The attorney general, Marisela Gómez Cobos, reported that the attack was perpetrated after four in the...
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A couple of explosive devices were thrown and detonated on Friday night inside the facilities of the United States Consulate of Guadalajara, confirmed the Office of the Attorney General of Mexico. According to data collected by the authorities, it was around 11 pm that the report was received by the Police Station in Guadalajara of...
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Producers of raicilla, brandy made 100 percent of agave, seeks the Designation of Origin of this traditional drink of Jalisco and foresees the recognition being issued by February. At a press conference, the president of the Mexican Council Promoter of the Raicilla (CMPR), Alfredo Cachua reported that they are about to get the certification with...
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The second caravan of Central American migrants is approaching Jalisco, so the state government is preparing to give them attention, according to official sources. During the past week, just over 6,000 migrants arrived in Jalisco to the Benito Juarez shelter in Zapopan, which was closed by the governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval Díaz, on the...
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Several thousand Central American migrants have started the day hitching rides toward the western Mexico city of Guadalajara as they prepare to hit the Pacific coast route northward. The route to the border city of Tijuana is still about 1,550 miles (2,500 kilometers) away. Whereas the migrants suffered from the heat in southern Mexico in...
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Dozens of planes from different parts of the world arrived at the international airport of Guadalajara with passengers from different professions and trades: firemen, policemen, chefs, delivery people, messengers, doctors, and reporters. The most shocking thing is that these experts are children. “There were a lot of them and there was everything: footballers, teachers, construction workers...
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A family of Mexicans from Jalisco has accused the UK Government of discrimination after immigration agents from that country prevented them from reaching London, the city that would be the first stop on a trip to Europe for their daughter to participate in a festival of religious choirs. Diana Briseño said that they traveled to...
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The State Unit for Civil Protection and Firefighters of Jalisco (UEPCBJ) reported today that they concluded the work of the Diplomado Bombero 2 training, given to 28 operational officers and commanders. The agency said that with a workload of 160 hours the fire specialists were updated on topics such as fire behavior, safety, rehabilitation, construction...
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A sinkhole in Zapopan, north of Guadalajara, swallowed a 12,000-liter gas tanker on the corner of Bandera Nacional and Terrirotio Nacional in the Conjunto Patría neighborhood. The trunk sank into a 12 by 6-meter hole caused by an underground water leak. The Civil Protection Commander of Zapopan, Arturo Javier Chavez Benitez, informed that as a...
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Motorcyclists who do not respect their lane and circulate on sidewalks could face more severe fines in Jalisco. The Commission of Constitutional Points in the State Congress gave the green light to a reform that considers increasing the fine to ten times for users of motorcycles that violate the Mobility Regulation. Drivers of motorcycles that...
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