HEADLINE NEWS FROM OAXACA, MEXICO

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June 4, 2019
The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday. Joaquín García and a follower of the church, 24-year-old Susana Medina Oaxaca, were arrested Monday after landing at...
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A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long regarded as a bastion of Roman Catholic family values. Claudia Sheinbaum, Mexico City’s new leftist mayor, unveiled the “gender-neutral uniform” initiative on Monday to promote gender equality...
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The City of Oaxaca de Juárez, through the Directorate of Public Safety, Roads and Citizen Protection in coordination with federal and state forces, conducted the operation Safe Market at Central de Abaso and the surrounding area. In a statement, it was explained that the objective of the said operation was to reduce and inhibit the...
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With the beginning of the rainy season, the chicatanas, flying insects that have become part of the typical gastronomy of Oaxaca, also arrive. Like the grasshoppers, from the first days of June, restaurants that are located in the Historic Center cannot wait to prepare the Chicatanas salsas, while in the indigenous communities, it is consumed...
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