Last updateFri, 16 Aug 2019 11am

Ajijic recycling committee issues optimistic update

As the Ajijic recycling project nears its six-month milestone, the initiative’s committee says significant advancement has been made in raising public awareness, encouraging residents to change their waste disposal practices and promising expectations for financial returns.

Chapala officials warn of plastic bag ban

Chapala’s Ecology Department is hitting the ground to prepare local businesses for full implementation of a state ban on the use of plastic bags and other disposable goods, set to take effect at the start of 2020 with application of fines for non-compliance.

Three die in bus crash

Three fatalities and more than 20 injuries were reported following the crash of a bus carrying a youth folkdance troupe and family members from the Chapala pueblo of Atotonilquillo.

Lakeside scores big on roadway funding

Lakeside communities will benefit from substantial government investment in street and highway infrastructure improvement programmed for this year, despite inconveniences that may arise as projects get rolling on par with the start of the summer rainy season.

Tec chapala geeks earn award

Students studying engineering in digital animation and visual effects at Chapala’s Instituto Tecnológico Mario Molina came home from the April 22-27 Talent Land confab in Guadalajara with a gold medal win in the Digital Short Film competition.

State delivers heavy machinery

Chapala and Jocotepec are among 121 municipalities designated  to receive brand new heavymachinery through Jalisco’s A Todo Maquina program to boost agricultural activities and public services.