Last updateFri, 31 Jul 2020 1pm

Malecon merchants march for mercy

Around 30 of the merchants who do business in the tourist zone at Chapala’s Malecón staged a protest march Sunday, June 7, clamoring for the local government’s authorization to reopen their stalls, shuttered since late March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19 spread accelerates

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Chapala jumped from two on Thursday, June 4 to 11 on  Sunday, June 7, while the tally in Jocotepec rose from five to nine over the same period, with the municipality’s first death attributed to the disease, according to statistics reported on the Jalisco Department of Health (SSJ) Radar system.

Chapala enacts animal protection code

After years in the making, the Chapala government is finally enacting its own regulatory code for the protection and treatment of animals, put into effect this week after final approval by the city council.