Last updateFri, 27 Nov 2020 10am

Cartel bungles hit on police chief

Last week’s attempt on the life of Mexico City police chief Omar Garcia Harfuch could be a harbinger of further violent confrontations between the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) and federal authorities, say close observers of the country’s crime scene.

Event organizers in limbo

Organizers of social events such as weddings, quinceañeras andanniversary parties, along with their affiliated workers (waiters, bartenders, etc.), staged a march and short demonstration in downtown Guadalajara this week, calling on the state government to provide protocols and a timeline for when they will be permitted to restart their labors.

State Congress seeks to license real estate agents

The Jalisco state Congress is organizing six round-table meetings – open to the various sectors of the public – prior to the drafting of a bill aimed at regulating the activities of real estate professionals in the state, Citizen Movement (MC) legislator Mirza Flores Gómez announced this week.

Giant dust cloud nears Yucatan

A massive dust cloud from the Sahara Desert, which will reach Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula next week, will be a health hazard, especially for people suffering from chronic heart and respiratory diseases.

Cinemas, theaters, parks to reopen

Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro announced on Thursday that as of Monday, June 29, cinemas, theaters, parks, swimming pools and some sports fields in the state will be allowed to reopen with restrictions.