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Problems beset many Jalisco schools, report says

Although the Jalisco government has been patting itself on the back for overseeing the relatively smooth process of restarting face-to-face classes after an 18-month hiatus, not all is completely well with the educative infrastructure in the state, the State Human Rights Commission (CEDHJ) revealed in a report released this week.

Ajijic Balloon Festival cancelled

Ajijic’s traditional Regatta de Globos has been definitively cancelled for the second year running, in accordance with a state mandate prohibiting all mass gatherings for September festivities as a safety precaution against the Covid-19 pandemic.

More flooding inflates damage repair bill

The immediate cost of flood relief and repairs in Jalisco communities ravaged by hurricanes and storms over the past few weeks is likely to soar to more than 500 million pesos ($US25 million), Governor Enrique Alfaro said this week.

And the flooding goes on... and on

A Tlaquepaque householder surveys the havoc caused by floodwater that poured into the Ojo de Agua neighborhood in the early hours of Saturday, September 4, after heavy rains caused a nearby reservoir to overflow.