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Tlaquepaque
The Secretary of Health in Jalisco (SSJ) reported eight deaths due to influenza so far this season, of five deaths were reported this week. General Directorate of Public Health reported that during the epidemiological week three of the year, 16 new cases of influenza were reported, making a total of 52 cases for the season....
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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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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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There were 10 municipalities that joined the 111 Magical Towns of Mexico. The appointment of these new members of the federal program was announced at the 5th National Fair of Magic Towns. This time, 88 towns competed to reach the honour and unfortunately, we can not meet the requests of all and chose those who...
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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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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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dengue puerto vallarta
More than a hundred new cases of dengue were reported to the health authorities in week 36 of the current year (September 3-9), of these, 95 of them of the classic type and 8 hemorrhagic type. Puerto Vallarta is the municipality that presents the most patients with dengue. So far this year there is an...
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The former head of the Jalisco Institute of Forensic Sciences (IJCF) Luis Octavio Cotero, revealed today that the refrigeration container that was recently abandoned with about a hundred corpses in western Mexico is not the only one. There is a second truck, which in total would be about 300 bodies being stored in refrigerated trucks....
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The lack of infrastructure to protect unidentified bodies has forced the Jalisco Institute of Forensic Sciences (IJCF) to preserve 157 corpses in the refrigerated trucks has been stinking up neighborhoods throughout Guadalajara. Until Thursday of last week, the trailer was in a warehouse in Colonia La Duraznera, in the municipality of Tlaquepaque, but due to...
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Mexican authorities say six people have been found alive with their hands cut off in the western state of Jalisco, along with another person who was killed. State Prosecutor Eduardo Almaguer says the victims were discovered Monday evening outside an event hall in Tlaquepaque, which is on the southern outskirts of Guadalajara. He says they...
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zika puerto vallarta
Puerto Vallarta has reported Jalisco’s third case of Zika in a pregnant woman, this is the eleventh case of the virus found in the state of Jalisco this year. The woman was diagnosed at 14 weeks, within the threshold for being at risk for complications. “The woman is 34-years-old from Puerto Vallarta … the concern...
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Betzy Ballesteros’ brush with death came on a windy night in December, when a man in a black Chevy Suburban pulled up to the street corner in the Mexican city of Guadalajara where the sex worker was plying her trade. After agreeing on a price, she opened the car door and sat in the passenger...
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The first Lo de Marcos Sea Turtle Festival will be held next Saturday, October 10, 2015, to help promote the protection of this vital endangered species, as well as create an engaging experience filled with art, sports and culture in this microdestination, one of the Pueblos Pintorescos (Picturesque Towns) of the Riviera Nayarit. The event...
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