An outbreak of H7N3 (bird flu) has killed more than 210,000 birds at poultry farms in Jalisco’s Los Altos region.
Canadians (and others) wishing to celebrate their national day on Sunday with alcohol should load up on adult beverages before the introduction of ley seca (dry law), which forbids booze sales on election day and in the period leading up to the vote.
With Jalisco at the heart of Mexico’s methamphetamine industry, consumption of the illicit drug has increased rapidly in recent years.
Mexican marines have located a clandestine drug laboratory in Jalisco near the spot where one of its helicopters crashed days earlier, killing its four occupants.
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.