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Jalisco governor backs marijuana legalization

During a recent debate in Guadalajara concerning, among other things, the proposed legalization of marijuana in tourist areas around Mexico, Jalisco governor Aristoteles Sandoval stated that  “what’s killing our youth is the [illegal] traffic in drugs, not the consumption of marijuana.”

Country & Nevado de Colima ravaged by cold front

Weather patterns across Mexico are chilling its citizens – often ill-adapted to such frigid airs – to the bone, as well as throwing a wet blanket (made of snow, rain and fog) over plans vacationers might have had with regards to a popular recreational destination: the neighboring Parque Nacional Nevado de Colima.

GPS app leads police to stolen car

A phone call to 911 and use of a cell phone GPS tracking application guided Tonalá police to the location of a car stolen from a lakeside home, recuperation of other missing possessions and the arrest of the suspected thieves in a single day.

Chapala Mayor Degollado comes out for reelection run

Chapala Mayor Javier Degollado has taken the first step towards seeking reelection for a second term, appearing Friday, January 19 at the Chapala headquarters of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI), to formalize his bid to head the party’s 2018 election ticket.