Last updateFri, 19 Oct 2018 7am

Najera steps down over concerns for colleagues’ safety

Luis Carlos Najera, the former Attorney General who on May 21 was almost gunned down by a cartel commando in broad daylight, has decided to step down from his current post as Secretary of Labor, citing concern for the security and well-being of his co-workers, which would be compromised if he remains a target of the Cartel Jalisco Nuevo Generacion (CJNG), a powerful and ruthless cartel that controls much of the state.

Heat wave to give ground to deluges

According to the soothsayers at the University of Guadalajara Meteorology Institute (IAM), citizens who have only just managed to recover from the city’s baking heat wave will very shortly be hit by a wall of water as the rainy season kicks into gear.