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Last updateTue, 27 Jul 2021 2pm

LOW-INCOME ZAPOPAN NEIGHBORHOODS DECIMATED BY SEVERE FLOODING

A creek that burst its banks during a heavy storm Sunday sent a swirling torrent of muddy water and debris through a dozen low-income Zapopan neighborhoods, inundating more than 340 homes.

 


Feministas: legitimate activists or criminal vandals?

Despite the disapproval of NGOs such as Amnesty International (AI), the Jalisco state government seems determined to prosecute seven female activists who defaced public property during a recent protest outside the Jalisco Education Department (SEP) headquarters in Guadalajara.

Airport upgrade under way

Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro waves the “starting flag” (banderazo) for work to begin officially on the second runway at Guadalajara’s Miguel Hidalgo International Airport.

A smile worth a thousand words

On Sunday June 27, coinciding with the appearance of a full moon, a male river hippopotamus was born to mama Tami at the Guadalajara Zoo after an eight-month pregnancy.

Governor says spying widespread in predecessor’s administration

In December, 2014, the government of Jalisco acquired surveillance software with the aim of combating kidnapping and organized crime, but the system was actually used for political espionage, Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro alleged this week.

Air quality dips in 2021

Air quality in the Guadalajara metropolitan area improved in 2020, largely due to the drop in activities caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but has deteriorated this year, monitoring data indicates.

‘Old Bus Station’ to get makeover

For some years now, Guadalajara’s run-down Old (Viejo) Bus Station in the center of the city has been a rather cheerless place of welcome for alighting travelers, including those coming from Chapala and Jocotepec.