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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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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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