Last updateFri, 07 May 2021 11am

Fashion expo goes ahead – during lockdown!

Despite the pandemic restrictions (botón de emergencia) introduced in Jalisco prohibiting all social gatherings in the state until January 31, the 74th edition of the Intermoda fashion trade show went ahead on schedule at Expo Guadalajara this week, much to the disbelief of many.

Oxygen cylinder supply on its last breath

With Covid-19 infections at their highest levels since the start of the pandemic, lines to replenish medical oxygen cylinders are getting longer and longer in the Guadalajara metropolitan area.

New Food Bank HQ gets off the ground

Governor Enrique Alfaro this week laid the first stone of a building that will become the new headquarters of the Jalisaco Food Bank, a private initiative financed through the private sector.

Cardinal spouts off again over coronavirus

Just a week after uttering some controversial observations on pandemic safety protocols, Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez, the former archbishop of Guadalajara, has put his foot in his mouth once more.

Briefly - January 16, 2021

Free burials, cremations, oxygen

In a virtual session held this week, the Jalisco State Congress approved the full reimbursement of burial and cremation costs for families who have lost relatives as a result of Covid-19 infection.

Covid claims lives of 12 care home residents

The Jalisco Human Rights Commission (CEDHJ) has opened an investigation into the deaths of 12 elderly people at a Guadalajara care home, supposedly all from Covid-19.