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32SHARESShareTweet The National Seismological Service (SSN) reported that at 08:45 hours on Friday there was an earthquake with an intensity of 4.1 degrees, 70 kilometers northeast of Matías Romero, Oaxaca. The Institute of Geophysics of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) specified that the earthquake had a latitude of 17.34, a length of 94.60...
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42SHARESShareTweet The State Coordination of Civil Protection of Oaxaca (CEPCO) reported that recent heavy rains caused by the zone of instability off the coast of Chiapas have resulted in falling trees and landslides in the state. In a statement, the head of the agency, Heliodoro Diaz Escárraga, said that in Tuxtepec on Highway 175, in...
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53SHARESShareTweet The National Seismological Service reported that at 8:32 pm this Saturday, two earthquakes of magnitude 4.7 were registered, in Ometepec, Guerrero, and Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca. In the Twitter account @SismologicoMX, in two messages, they reported that the Pinotepa Nacional earthquake in Oaxaca was recorded at 20:32:11 hours, 23 kilometers southeast of that municipality, at...
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missing people mexico
27SHARESShareTweet Mexico officials confirmed Tuesday that there are 37,485 people disappeared in the country, 340 of which have been declared dead. Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete while unveiling the new “National People Search System”, announced the number of missing persons in the country as the most updated one. But he also mentioned that the data might...
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child marriages mexico
42SHARESShareTweet Mexico’s Senate urged governments and state legislatures to prohibit marriages or unions between minors, as it is a practice still recurrent in the country. They called states to reinforce in their legislation the provisions prohibiting marriage between minors under 18 years of age, with regard to what is established in article 45 of the...
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day of the dead oaxaca
48SHARESShareTweet Keeping Mexican traditions alive, Oaxaca will hold the first Day of the Dead costume contents in the city as part of the holiday activities, which are celebrated from October 25 to November 3, 2018. Under the slogan “Accept it, you die from living”, the local administration announced the call for contest participants to take...
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reed straws
173SHARESShareTweet Reed straws have become an alternative to the traditional plastic because, in addition to having a short lifespan, they do not harm the environment. In Oaxaca, particularly in the San Juan Guelavia community, local artisans have focused on the production of reed straws, made from a plant and being biodegradable. In an interview, artisan...
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48SHARESShareTweet Elements of the State Police detained an individual who allegedly extorted drivers during protest blockades this Wednesday in Oaxaca. A group of individuals, who identified themselves as students, hijacked public transportation buses, took the drivers’ money and blocked the roadways of Cinco Señores and Avenida Universidad. The bus drivers pointed out that there were...
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BMW Motorrad oaxaca
37SHARESShareTweet From October 18 to 21, around 600 motorcyclists from 21 clubs in Mexico, the United States, Canada and Central America will enjoy the cultural, gastronomic and natural wealth of Oaxaca City and surrounding areas, such as the magical town of Capulálpam de Méndez, Hierve el Agua and Benito Juárez, during the XXI International Convention...
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42SHARESShareTweet The secretary of government, Alfonso Navarrete Prida, reported that the protocols of the National System of Civil Protection were activated by the earthquake this afternoon northwest of Arriaga, Chiapas. Before the earthquake registered by the National Seismological Service with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7, Navarrete Prida exhorted to follow the indications of the National...
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58SHARESShareTweet The perception of insecurity by those living in Oaxaca de Juárez, and its metropolitan area, grew 8.7 percent in two years, going from 65.6 percent in March and April 2016 to 74.3 percent in 2018, according to the National Survey of Victimization and Perception on Public Safety 2018 (Envipe). In the perception of insecurity...
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tropical storm sergio
48SHARESShareTweet At 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Sergio was located near latitude 12.1 North, longitude 105.4 West. Sergio is moving toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h) and this general motion is expected for the next couple of days with a turn toward the west-northwest expected on Tuesday. Maximum...
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