Last updateFri, 19 Oct 2018 7am

State-federal conflict looms?

Should we expect state-federal relations to plummet if leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wins the presidency and former Guadalajara mayor Enrique Alfaro becomes the next governor of Jalisco on July 1 – as the polls increasingly suggest?

Soaring agave prices stymying tequila production

A mere half of all 152 companies registered with the Tequila Regulatory Council (CRT) – the body which governs the production and sale of Jalisco’s most well-known export – are actually producing tequila on a regular basis, while the remaining half are only sporadically doing so.