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How to Watch Monday’s Solar Eclipse

It’s an event that won’t come again until July 2, 2019. The eclipse of the sun will be total in parts of the US. But here, it will be about 1/3. Nevertheless, it will be an unusual phenomena, worthy of being seen; but not by the naked eye. Got a cereal box? You can make… Keep Reading

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Ministerio Publico to Hold Public Meeting

A public meeting to discuss the process and status of complaints submitted to the Ministerio Publico (Fiscalia General de Jalisco) will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 11am at the Chapala Malecon. Attendees will learn about the status of their investigations, referrals to other divisions, and psychological help for victims. They will also… Keep Reading

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NY Times: Mexico is Losing its War on Drugs and Violence

Tecoman, a small farming town in Jalisco’s neighboring state of Colima, became the deadliest municipality in all of Mexico last year. And, homicides in Mexico are at all-time highs, with this year set to break all records. “It is an indictment of the drug war. The strategy of the United States and Mexico to relentlessly… Keep Reading

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Secretary of Education Expands Child Sexual Abuse Investigation

Francisco Ayón López, Secretary of Education in Jalisco (SEJ), said today that he will work on a mechanism for immediate action when there are sexual abuse allegations in schools. This is in response to criticism that in the current case of alleged sexual abuse at a kindergarten in San Nicolas, months went by before action… Keep Reading

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US Fugitive Pedophile May Be Associated With Local Kindergarten Scandal

Fisgon Politico Jalisco has reported that US fugitive pedophile David Benjamin Creamer is suspected of being connected with the San Nicolas Kindergarten sex abuse scandal. Background Information (Source InsideLakeside) American pedophile known to be in Mexico, and last seen in Puerto Vallarta-Chapala-Ajiijic-Guadalajara areas. David Benjamin Creamer aka Dave Creamer aka Ben CreamerOne of the fugitives… Keep Reading

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San Nicolas Kindergarten Staff Accused of Sexual Assault

Parents of children enrolled in a Chapala, Jalisco kindergarten have accused one of its staff of sexual abuse against 11 children. Three formal complaints filed with state authorities said children at a school in San Nicolás de Ibarra were abused by their English teacher with the full knowledge of the school’s principal. The teacher, identified… Keep Reading

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ACC: US Election Won’t Affect US-MX Business Relations

The relationship between Mexico and the United States is stronger than ever, and will not be affected by US’s election process, says the president of the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico (ACC) “We are optimistic that this will remain nothing more than an anecdote from the past,” said José María Zas at the 99th Assembly of the chamber,… Keep Reading

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Tlaquepaque’s Police Chief and Deputy Resign Following Police Assassinations

The army and state police have taken over responsibility for security in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, following yesterday’s assassination of three municipal police officers. Mayor María Elena Limón said personnel of those forces are now conducting patrols in the municipality of some 5 million residents, which is situated within the Guadalajara metropolitan area. The three officers, a… Keep Reading

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Wind and Rain Expected as Hurricane Patricia Approaches

Increasing rain and wind are expected in the La;e Chapala area as hurricane Patricia approaches the west Mexican coast and travels inland. The Lake Chapala area will be affected the worst by Friday night, with winds up to 45 mph, and decreasing again thereafter. See here for ongoing information.       Keep Reading

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