Last updateFri, 20 Apr 2018 9am

Fear of crime up 60 percent

Fear of being a victim of crime has risen 60 percent in Jalisco in the last three years, according to a study published this week by the Citizens’ Institute of Studies on Insecurity.

Adoption chief steps down in video row

Adoptions in Jalisco may be placed on hold following the release of a video that appears to show two psychologists trying to convince two girls at a Guadalajara children’s home to be adopted by an Italian rather than a Mexican couple.

Road deaths up

The number of deaths from traffic accidents in Jalisco this year is 15 percent up on 2011, according to figures released by the Jalisco Forensic Science Institute. Between January 1 and June 12, 221 people have died as a result of traffic accidents, compared to 179 in the same time period last year.