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Jalisco News: News and information for Jalisco by PVDN

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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The General Prosecutor’s Office of Jalisco reported that they are investigating the homicides of five homeless people in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara. The homicides have occurred from October 18 to 24, all with several similarities: the victims are attacked while they sleep and are defenseless; as a weapon, a rock weighing more than five...
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In the last 30 hours, the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT) has recorded 24 landslides and fallen trees that have obstructed federal highways in Jalisco caused by the passing hurricane “Willa” and tropical storm “Vicente”, reported the Centro SCT Jalisco. Much of the damage has occurred in the coastal area. “Approximately 50% of landslides...
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Although Hurricane Willa decreased in intensity and moved away from the Jalisco coasts, the warning in several municipalities of the state is still maintained. The governor of Jalisco, Aristóteles Sandoval, reported that there continues to be 2,700 people in shelters due to the winds and high waves. “They continue to be alert in municipalities from...
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The State Unit for Civil Protection and Firefighters of Jalisco (UEPCBJ) today issued recommendations for citizens in the proximity of Hurricane Willa, a category 5 storm along the coasts of Jalisco. UEPCBJ officials reinforce the patrolling of the north, south and mountain coasts, to alert the population and issue recommendations. They indicated that in case...
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The first Emergency Center for Tropical Cyclones in Mexico has opened on the southern coast of Jalisco. The building is a multifunctional unit that also meets all the requirements of a fixed temporary shelter. The building has the capacity to withstand strong winds, the impact of a category 5 hurricane and an earthquake of magnitude...
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An ambush on two Federal Police patrols leading to confrontation occurred early Tuesday, which left three officers injured in addition to two others who did not require medical attention, according to information from the Federal Police department. At two o’clock in the morning, the assault was reported on the highway that leads from Guadalajara to...
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Authorities say they have found 16 bodies, including those of two women, in a clandestine burial pit in western Mexico. The bodies were found in a pit in a vacant lot in Tonala, on the outskirts of the city of Guadalajara in Jalisco state. A Jalisco state official who was not authorized to be quoted...
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After receiving the recognition as a Magical Town, Tlaquepaque will concentrate on improving the urban image and tourist offerings. “We have been working since the first administration: we modified streets, the whole electrical systems, and (for) that, we finally receive the name Magical Town, because from here we have to make many changes to the...
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Jalisco’s Attorney General reported that it initiated an investigation against those who are responsible for the crime against health, after finding 43,200 marijuana plants and four dryers. He pointed out that elements of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) informed the public prosecutor of the federation that they carried out various surveillance tours in the vicinity...
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counterfeit pesos
Since 2010, the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) removed 195,294 counterfeit banknotes from circulation in Jalisco valued at 56,894,810 pesos. Although 2013 is documented with the most seized, of 10,107 units of 500 pesos in Guadalajara, so far this year they have located, in the same municipality, 1,994 pieces of the same denomination. One of those affected...
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In Puerto Vallarta, the rains have generated floods, and these, in turn, have cause road chaos, potholes, and accidents. Not to mention the flooding of shopping centers. But in the basin of the Lerma River, the story is different. According to the records of the State Water Commission (CEA), the current storm has taken Lake...
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Sources from the Jalisco Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that after an armed confrontation in the town of Ajijic, in Chapala, five people were arrested who were allegedly part of a gang of kidnappers who operated in the Ciénega de Jalisco area. An operation was set up in a hotel located in the area, where the payment...
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