Last updateFri, 29 Apr 2016 3pm

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.

One-third of Jalisco’s cops untrained in new justice system

Jalisco is behind schedule in the task of getting all of its police officers up to speed in time for the implementation of the nation’s new criminal justice system. So far, 15,000 state and municipal police officers have taken the necessary training course, which represents 71 percent of the various forces in Jalisco.