Last updateFri, 17 Jan 2020 12pm

Dengue epidemic concerns grow

Despite the soaring number of confirmed dengue cases in Jalisco, and outbreaks reported in several Guadalajara colonias, the general population doesn’t take the illness seriously enough, a University of Guadalajara researcher said this week.

Realistic anti-terrorist simulation prepares metro and state response teams

In the early morning hours of Friday, August 16, a fictitious terrorist attack at the U.S. Consulate General — complete with smoke filling the street below hovering helicopters — may have attracted the notice of passersby as it helped train 65 personnel from Jalisco state and Guadalajara city police, K-9 units, bomb squads, emergency medical teams, firefighters, and hospital administrations.

President plays peacemaker in dam dispute

The federal government won’t allocate new funding for the controversial Zapotillo Dam in northeastern Jalisco until agreements have been reached between the federal government, Jalisco and Guanajuato authorities and the local community that will be affected by the project, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced this week.