HEADLINE NEWS FROM OAXACA, MEXICO

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May 29, 2019
Older women who get in enough steps each day to walk the equivalent of about two miles – far less than the five-mile goal set by many Americans – might still live longer than their less active counterparts, a U.S. study suggests. Many people trying to achieve a healthy weight and stay in shape set...
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A tour bus and a semi-trailer collided Wednesday on a mountain road in the Mexican state of Veracruz, and the bus rolled over and caught fire, killing at least 21 people and injuring 30, officials said. Roberto Hernández, the civil defense director for Nogales township, said the bus turned onto one side and the ground...
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Mexican immigration authorities have cleared a park of camping Central American migrants and another makeshift encampment of Haitians and African migrants outside an immigration detention center near the Guatemala border. It appeared Wednesday that most of the migrants had been transported to a fairgrounds on the outskirts of Tapachula that were already being used to...
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Oaxaca ranks fourth in Mexico for homicides by firearm. After Guanajuato, Nuevo León, and Michoacán, it has the highest percentage of homicides committed with a firearm from January to April 2019. The most recent figures from the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP), details that in that time in Oaxaca the Attorney...
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