Sunday, July 26, 2015

Rapid Transit tunnel machine arrives Puerto de Manzanillo

The most important part of the tunneling machine for the train tunnel Línea 3 del Tren Ligero in Guadalajara finally arrive from Spain. The tunnel is for underground rapid transit in the center of the city.

The machine will be 120 meters long and the size of the cutting head more than 11 meters across; the weight of the equipment is just over one thousand five hundred tons. The TBM is a German technology associated with Spanish, "which has a lot of experience in building systems of its kind in Europe and part of Asia," said González Ortiz.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Guadalajara Mariachi Festival and Charrería

The XXII Annual Festival
August 28th until the 6th of September

The website has schedules of activities, parade route and time and the dates for the Charro in the Lienzo Charro "Nito Aceves" located in the municipality of Tlajomulco de Zuniga

Guadalajara Mariachi Festival and Charrería Website

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Illegal logging in Nevado cloud forest

Cloud forest illegally logged in Nevado de Colima. Some endangered species such as Abies and Mexican Colimensis Tilia.  Profepa has the information but has not acted.

The Nevado de Colima is again subjected to pressure from illegal logging. The national park, has been invaded by machinery and personnel toppling trees colimensis Abies (fir a kind of unique in the world), Mexican Tilia and other endangered species, apparently without authorization from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat).

A group of environmentalists from Ciudad Guzman noted that the "stumps" (the trunk is left standing after the cut) no mark that denotes a legal authorization; It was learned that the land in question belongs to smallholder Alejandro del Toro, who would not even be informed of the use.

The complaint was already lodged with the delegation of Semarnat, which in turn gave evidence to the delegation of the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa), which pledged to carry out an operation inspection and closure, which has not been executed.

"We expect the batteries to become the Profepa, is here a time bomb, forest providers are out of control [...] if you do not act soon, by July, they will have destroyed much of the cloud forest.

Cloud forest illegally logged in Nevado de Colima

Saturday, June 13, 2015

New highway Guadalajara-Vallarta is 40% complete

Travel between Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta in two hours, may soon be a reality with the new highway 40% finished.  Note that Puerto Vallarta is the only beach resort of the country that is not arriving or departing at through a highway as it does in Los Cabos, Mazatlan, Manzanillo, Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Acapulco, Huatulco, Cancun, among others.

The new highway connecting Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara, bypass to ensure travel time at just two and a half hours, is 40% complete, the delegate in Jalisco Secretariat of Communications and Transportation, Bernardo Gutierrez Navarro said in Puerto Vallarta.

Bernardo Gutierrez Navarro noted that this year 2015 could a first stretch of this highway be used. "There is a possibility that the usable stretch this year may be the stretch of Jala junction with Compostela to again connect with the old road, the 200". He added that everything will depend on the rainy season to allow the works, which will now focus mainly on the junctions in both the new highway, as in the "old", ie, the current in the Compostela. 

Friday, May 29, 2015

Union de Tula is 194 years old

UNION DE TULA, JALISCO. 28 MAY 2015.- In Union of Tula continue the festivities commemorating its foundation as a people through various celebrations ranging from rodeos, cultural exhibits and food fairs, and this day the most symbolic because today is when you turn 194 years.

The director of the Casa de la Cultura, Maria Cristina Ruiz Santana, explained that these parties, made in coordination with the Department of Culture and the city, consists of several areas in which they emphasize the receptions, which are organized every day of the festivities for the residents of each colony according to the schedule. In this case, as the day of the foundation, the organization hosting is provided by City of Union of Tula.

"The first is the part of the reception where the welcome is who go for what would be the bullfight and that's as a tribute to the people at that time, in 1821 it was founded, were given to receive as Welcome to the village, and then from there a cultural festival at night is organized.

Union de Tula is considered the first town founded in the independent Mexico. It was given the name Union in commemoration of one of the three guarantees of the Plan of Iguala, and Tula by the initials of the surnames of its founders: Topete, Villasenor, Lazcano and Arriola. Since 1825 it belonged to the canton of Autlan 6th until September 21, 1832 was when Union de Tula is recorded as municipality.

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