Last updateFri, 24 Jan 2020 9am

Missing-persons unit to open in Chapala

Last week, Chapala Mayor Moisés Anaya announced that his administration is establishing the Unidad de Atención a Víctimas de Desapariciones (Uavide), a specialized program to provide legal guidance and psychological counseling for the families of missing persons.

Chapala to boost local police force

The Chapala police department has re-qualified for a federal government funding package that will bring in six million pesos to upgrade its infrastructure, patrol fleet, equipment, officer training and crime prevention programs.

Cicolvia supervisor snubs the press

Knowing that many Chapala residents are perplexed by the ongoing ciclovia (bicycle track) construction work, several local media reporters thought they had hit gold Wednesday, January 22 when they discovered that the project supervisor was on site in downtown Chapala.

Rotarians pitch in to supply village with water

Chapala Sunrise Rotary Club has partnered with the Poncitlán government to provide a reliable supply of potable water to inhabitants of Ojo de Agua, a tiny lakeshore settlement located about halfway between San Juan Tecomatlán and Mezcala de la Asunción.

Ajijic’s most peculiar tradition

Sayacos and Sayucas, the masked dancers renowned for adding rambunctious antics to Ajijic’s traditional Carnaval festivities, will make their first appearance this season during the January 20 Feast of Saint Sebastian.