Last updateFri, 11 Mar 2016 6pm

Crazy climate: Jalisco chilled to the bone

Scarves, mittens and heavy winter jackets were the order of the day this week, as an exceptional storm system battered north and central Mexico, with high winds, driving rain and unusually cold temperatures reported in more than 80 percent of Jalisco.

New map reveals Tequila’s hidden treasures

National Geographic is promoting the town of Tequila with the launch of an interactive guide on its lauded Geotourism MapGuide platform. The project took eight months to develop and cost around US$120,000. Mexico’s tourism board, the Tequila Development Council and the Jose Cuervo Foundation collaborated closely with the U.S. institution to create the format. 

Jalisco identity theft capital of Mexico

The state of Jalisco has the highest rate of identity theft in the country, according to data collected by the Guadalajara College of Certified Public Accountants (CCPG). There were 30,000 cases reported in 2015 out of a total of 92,000 complaints reported in the whole of Mexico. This represents a rise of seven percent compared to the previous year.