Last updateFri, 15 Feb 2019 10am

Cultural icons awarded protected status

The Jalisco Culture Secretariat has made two additions to its Inventario Estatal de Patrimonio Cultural, a list of tangible cultural sites and traditions in this state that is similar to the well-known Unesco designation.

Animal shelters to come under closer scrutiny

The Jalisco Congress has approved revisions to the state’s Animal Protection Law (Ley de Protección y Cuidado a los Animales) that will make it compulsory for animal shelters to maintain a register of all its animals, as well as those given for adoption and put down.

Child abduction reports untrue

Viral messages being circulated on WhatsApp saying that gangs are abducting children from Guadalajara shopping malls are totally false, the State Attorney General’s Office (Fiscalia) stressed this week.