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Jalisco News: News and information for Jalisco by PVDN

In order for Jalisco to continue on the world stage, the world’s largest tequila tasting will be held, seeking to obtain the Guinness Record. For this reason, the Secretariat of Tourism (Sectur), the municipal government of Guadalajara and the National Chamber of the Tequila Industry (CNIT) summon the citizenship to Plaza Liberación at 5:00 pm,...
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Because Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has not been able to comply with the supply of fuel agreed for Jalisco the previous week, the deficit in the hydrocarbon supply remains at 40%. However, consumer panic purchasing by motorists in the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara have caused 85% of the service stations to close, according to the coordinator...
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The Federal Public Ministry (MPF) attached to the Puerto Vallarta Substation, reported today that an investigation has been opened against those who are responsible for a plantation with 17 thousand bushes of marijuana and an enervating dryer. Elements of the State Police informed the federal prosecutor that when conducting routine inspections and surveillance tours of...
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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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