VISIT OAXACA: THINGS TO DO, VACATION RENTALS, TOURS

Headline News from Oaxaca, Mexico


tropical storm sergio
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 sustained...
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oaxaca abortion
Members of feminist collectives in Oaxaca marched yesterday afternoon through the streets of the city to demand the decriminalization of abortion and respect for their sexual and reproductive rights. As part of the International Day for the Decriminalization of Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean, women from the capital joined the so-called “green tide”...
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oaxaca landslide
According to data from state authorities, at least 21 indigenous communities of Oaxaca are at risk of landslides due to the instability of hillsides throughout the state. These conditions are of great concern in the rainy seasons, as occurred in 2010 in the community of Santa María Tlahuitoltepec, where a landslide buried 11 citizens. The...
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dengue in oaxaca
Faced with the growing number of cases of dengue in the Papaloapan Basin region, Oaxaca and Veracruz joined efforts to increase preventative actions in the area. In the town of San Juan Jaltepec, municipality of Santiago Yaveo, two weeks ago the death of a minor due to this disease was reported; while at least six people are hospitalized. Yesterday in San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec, representatives of...
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construction death oaxaca
A tragedy occurred in the morning at a construction site of a hotel in the historic center of Oaxaca when part of the building collapsed burying two workers, one of them died and the second was taken to the hospital where he remains in serious condition. The director of the fire brigade Manuel Maza Sánchez...
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Fifteen years after its creation, the Seismic Alert System of Oaxaca operates optimally. For this purpose, it has 36 sensors that capture the seismic waves, 11 relay towers and 13 siren speakers in the state capital. According to the State Coordination of Civil Protection of Oaxaca (CEPCO), there are 3,832 “Sarmex” Seismic Warning Receiving Radios...
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papaya oaxaca
They are ranked number one in productivity in Mexico, however, the papaya growers of Oaxaca, whose majority is on the coast, suffer from lack of funding, badly planned support, victims to unpredictable weather that can literally leave them on the street. Considered an activity with great opportunities, but high risk to their heritage, the planting...
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oaxaca dengue
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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