Last updateFri, 12 Oct 2018 11am

Lake on fast track recuperation

Lake Chapala’s rainy season period of recuperation is off to a rip-roaring start this year, with a 30-centimeter rise in the water level registered over ten days during the second half of June.

Local voters go to polls July 1

Jalisco’s registered voters will go to the polls Sunday, July 1 to elect Mexico’s next president, a new state governor, Senators and Deputies to sit in federal chambers, representatives in the state legislature and mayors and councilors for 125 municipal governments. Voting hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ricardo Anaya campaigns in Chapala

Presidential candidate Ricardo Anaya turned up unannounced in Chapala Friday, June 15, appearing first at a huge rally held near the waterfront Malecón in support of Jalisco’s Movimiento Ciudadano (MC) gubernatorial contender Enrique Alfaro, local mayoral aspirant Moisés Anaya and other District 17 candidates. 

Chapala highway rehab project suspended

After completing barely one quarter of the reconstruction of the 16-kilometer roadway linking the Guadalajara-Octolán highway to Chapala’s city limits, Jalisco’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Works (SIOP) and the federal Secretariat of Communications and Transport (SCT) suspended the rehabilitation project at the start of this month.