Last updateFri, 24 Jan 2020 9am

State officals treat security fears seriously

Alarmed by a recent uptick in property crime in the lakeshore area, Macedonio Tamez Guajardo, the head of Jalisco’s Security Cabinet, hastily scheduled an open meeting with Chapala residents to address their concerns on behalf of Governor Enrique Alfaro.

Public internet access to get big upgrade

Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro this week announced the launch of a new IT project, Red Jalisco, that will bring state-of-the-art, high-speed internet to more than 11,000 locations in the state, including schools, health facilities, government offices and public spaces.

Flu shots set to arrive late

This season’s flu shots will arrive in Jalisco two weeks behind schedule, in the second or third week of October, Public Health Director Mario Márquez Amezcua confirmed this week.

Chapala area declared clear of dengue epidemic

While Jalisco health authorities have not detected the presence of a dengue epidemic in Lake Chapala’s north shore corridor, they warn that the area is considered vulnerable to a massive outbreak due to its proximity to metro-area Guadalajara where the so-called “bone-breaker” disease is rampant.