OAXACA NEWS, LIFE, AND TRAVEL
OAXACA NEWS, LIFE, AND TRAVEL

Headline News from Oaxaca, Mexico


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Authorities of San Juan Jaltepec, belonging to the municipality of Santiago Yaveo, announced that since the beginning of August, dengue and has already killed three people, including a child nine years of age. In an official letter addressed to the Coordinator of Health in Oaxaca, Benito Martínez Bautista and Ramón Ángel Molina, municipal agent and...
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More than three thousand military units, public security, and rescue, as well as students and teaching staff of various educational institutions, participated in the civic-military parade in the streets of downtown Oaxaca. The parade that began at the corner of 20 de Noviembre and Trujano streets, bound for Paseo Juarez “El Llano”, maintained an atmosphere...
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A newborn girl was abandoned on the banks of the Salado River, in the municipality of San Agustín de las Juntas, a river with high contamination by sewage that crosses the capital of Oaxaca. An element of the Auxiliary Police (PABI) heard the cries of a baby around 7:55 am Saturday morning, so he approached...
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Houses made with earth, lime, natural fibers and a minimum part of cement, are the new alternatives used by a company that supported the reconstruction of houses in the municipality of Asunción Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca, affected by the earthquake of September 7. 2017. One of the beneficiaries of this initiative was Mrs. Teodula Toral and her...
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Oaxaca de Juárez joins the list of Oaxacan municipalities where the use of unicel/Styrofoam in commercial establishments is prohibited. On July 25, Leslie Jiménez Valencia, state councilor for Public Health and Roads, presented an initiative to reform article 16 of the “Regulation for the operation of commercial establishments in the municipality of Oaxaca de Juárez.”...
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Oaxacans will celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day this Saturday, September 15, with the Cry for Independence at the Government Palace and the traditional military parade the following morning. Last year the city cancelled the events due to the earthquake of September 7, but this year it has been arranged to celebrate the Independence Cry at the...
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The old clock placed at the top of the southern part of the Cathedral of Oaxaca has stopped ticking for reasons unknown at this time. The hands of the clock are paralyzed and the sound of its bells, as well as the music that gave the time to the Oaxacans, fell silent and it is...
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At least two thousand people from three localities are isolated due to a bridge that collapsed in the municipality of San Lorenzo Victoria, Mixteca region of Oaxaca, because of heavy rains that occurred early Thursday. The State Coordination of Civil Protection announced that this bridge, called “Del Arroyo”, connects the municipality with the communities of...
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Governor Alejandro Murat Hinojosa announced that this year they will begin construction of a new Cultural Center of Oaxaca, an infrastructure project that will include an auditorium, museum and a cinema, which will require an investment of 500 million pesos. The project is currently in competition with five architects of Mexico. He also noted that...
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Tlacolula Distillery, a company dedicated to the production of mezcal in Oaxaca, received from the National Export Prize 2018 from President Enrique Peña Nieto, in the Agroindustrial Enterprise category, at the XXV National Congress of Foreign Trade held in the City of Toluca, State of Mexico. The Secretary of Economy, Juan Pablo Guzmán Cobián, expressed...
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After more than 18 hours of a blockade, drivers of the “Libertad” Union reopened federal roads 190 and 175 in the capital of Oaxaca and the metropolitan area, after negotiating with the State Government over arrest warrants issued for protest organizers. Yesterday and today, in interviews on radio newscasts of the capital, the head of...
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This year, Oaxaca exported 36,617.20 tons of mango to the United States. This volume shipped was the result of the 2018 Mango Export Program that is being carried out in the eastern zone of the Isthmus, where 63 thousand orchards were registered. The delegate of the Sagarpa in Oaxaca, Adolfo Toledo Infanzon, stated in an...
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