Last updateFri, 20 Nov 2020 11am

Entrepreneurs push GDL-Chapala rail link

Picking up on the concept of creating a Guadalajara-Chapala railway line as part of the regional development master plan proposed by Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro one year ago, the Association of Chapala Corridor Entrepreneurs (AECC) announced this week that investors have taken a keen interest in putting up financial backing to get the project rolling.

City zoo ready to re-open

Reports suggest the Jalisco government will soon authorize the opening of various open-air activities, including balnearios (water parks) and the Guadalajara Zoo.

President gets mixed reception in Guadalajara

Despite some recent friction between the pair, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro have agreed they need to work together to move the state forward in these difficult times, especially in matters of public security.

Cartel puts governor in its sights

Despite their much-publicized differences over various issues, including how the current pandemic is handled, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador promised to provide federal protection for Governor Enrique Alfaro after it became known that the Cartel Jalisco Nuevo Generacion (CJNG) has made Jalisco’s chief executive one of its main targets.

Governor calls for strict measures in tourist spots

In addition to warning that he will hit the panic button if the surge in the Covid-19 pandemic doesn’t flatten by mid-month (see story page one), Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro is calling on the mayors of the state’s major tourist destinations to tighten the screws on enforcement of disease prevention measures.