Last updateFri, 16 Feb 2018 7pm

State’s top cop bows out

Jalisco Attorney General Eduardo Almaguer Ramírez has quit his post as he seeks to become the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate in next year’s gubernatorial election.

El Buen Fin: Mexico’s very own Black Friday

Tens of thousands of businesses throughout Mexico will be offering discounts during the fourth edition of El Buen Fin, Mexico’s equivalent to Black Friday, which takes place from Friday, November 17 to Monday, November 20 (the national holiday marking the Mexican Revolution).

Transgender rights group cranks up its activism

The organization Impulso Trans, a group dedicated to activism for transgender people in Mexico, has written a sharply-worded letter to Jalisco Governor Aristoteles Sandoval reminding him and his administration that there is still a lot of work to be done to ensure the rights and safety of the state’s trans population.

Jalisco moves ahead with anti-corruption institution

A new institution designed to tackle endemic corruption in Jalisco is one step closer to becoming a reality after the five citizens who will serve on the oversight committee (Comité de Participación Social) of the new Sistema Estatal Anticorrupcion (SEA) were sworn in this week.