Last updateFri, 22 May 2020 12pm

Are traffic police spreading coronavirus via breathalyzers?

Guadalajara resident Alfredo Salazar has tried to be very careful since social distancing came into play in Guadalajara, even using the optimal type of mask and at times isolating himself from family members who felt ill. Salazar, after all, is 65 years old and suffers some conditions that put him at risk of dying from Coronavirus.

GDL prepares cemetery for Covid-19 burials

Municipal workers are digging 700 additional grave sites at Guadalajara’s Panteón de Mezquitán cemetery as a backup in case the city experiences a sharp spike in Covid-19 fatalities, says Oscar Villalobos, chief of  municipal services.

Cartels take advantage of health crisis, economic crash

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has called on Mexican drug cartels to stop handing out packages of food and essential supplies to the country’s poorest citizens during the current health emergency.

Mask distribution in guadalajara & zapopan

Guadalajara and Zapopan city employees got to work this week, handing out hundreds of free face masks at key points of the metropolitan area as Jalisco’s obligatory stay-at-home and mask-wearing order kicked in.

Guadalajara faces water shortages as temperatures soar

With people stuck at home during the coronavirus lockdown, water use in Guadalajara metro area households has increased significantly, causing shortages in some zones.

Drug lord's daughter hands out 'El Chapo despensas' in Guadalajara

A video has been posted on YouTube showing Alejandrina Guzmán, the daughter of jailed drug capo Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, and other women packing food and supplies into boxes for distribution to needy seniors in the Guadalajara metropolitan area.

Appeals court dismisses case against GDL megachurch leader

A California appeals court has ordered the dismissal of the case against Naasón Joaquín García, the 50-year-old spiritual leader of the Guadalajara-based Luz del Mundo fundamentalist church, who has been held without bail since June 2019.