VISIT OAXACA: THINGS TO DO, VACATION RENTALS, TOURS

Headline News from Oaxaca, Mexico


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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On Tuesday, the wind farm of the Eólica del Sur project will be inaugurated in Oaxaca. It is considered the largest in Latin America and in its construction process had an investment of over 200 million dollars in the municipalities of Juchitán and El Espinal, owned by the Japanese company Mitsubishi Corporation. The inauguration will...
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The lack of hygiene in the preparation of food or the consumption of water with feces makes the problem of viral hepatitis A persist in Oaxaca. At epidemiological week number 20, the Health Services of Oaxaca reports 192 cases and four active outbreaks. The Health Services of Oaxaca recognized that so far in 2019 there...
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Three pharmacies were robbed at gunpoint in the city of Oaxaca on Sunday afternoon almost simultaneously, confirmed the State Agency of Investigation within the Attorney General’s Office. A security camera captured the moments when two armed people entered the branch located in Santa Rosa and threatened the staff who forced them to lie on the...
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A group of girls and boys between 12 and 15 years old marched this Friday to ask the authorities to take effective measures to combat climate change that affects the planet. Through the ‘Fridays for future movement’, children want to make society aware of actions to mitigate the effects of climate change, in addition to...
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In less than 48 hours, unknown subjects have stolen more than 20 cars from shopping centers and central streets of Oaxaca City, highlighting the lack of security from the municipal police, and the lack of investigations from the elements of the State Agency of Investigations and Public Ministry. According to the report, on Wednesday a...
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In defense of biodiversity, the Judicial Branch of the Federation granted an appeal to the Mexican Center for Environmental Law (CEMDA), against specific criteria of the Pacific Marine and Regional Ecological Ordinance Program. The objective is that they be reformed and effectively contribute to protect the populations of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) that are in...
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Unfinished and poorly executed works, lack of maintenance of the drainage network, and large amounts of garbage that citizens leave on the public highway are the main causes of flooding in the streets, avenues, and federal roads if Oaxaca. On federal highway 190, the sewage system is collapsed by a large amount of garbage, which...
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In the face of changes in land use, since forests, jungles and mangroves and other systems have been modified, both to create infrastructure and for livestock and agricultural areas, it is necessary to act decisively to develop a conservation plan for the environment that includes elements to address the effects of climate change. The Institute...
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During this year, forest fires have affected 242,485 hectares in Mexico, slightly above the average of the decade and equivalent to one and a half times the surface of Mexico City. According to the most recent National Weekly Report on Forest Fires, with data as of May 16, 5,110 claims have been registered in the...
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Two people were stabbed in front of the AU bus terminal at Periférico, in Colonia Libertad, near the Central de Abastos. According to the police reports, the events occurred in the early hours of Saturday, when two males were waiting for a taxi to take them to their homes located in Santa Rosa Panzacola. There,...
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Oaxaca de Juárez, one of the most beautiful colonial cities in the country and with great cultural wealth, continues to be a national and international benchmark in terms of tourist preference. Recently, Oaxaca was recognized as one of the most welcoming destinations, through the Guest Review Awards 2018 awarded by Booking.com, one of the most...
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