HEADLINE NEWS FROM OAXACA, MEXICO

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At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration from Central America. But Edwin Sabillon Orellana of Honduras said he and his family will stick with their effort to seek asylum in the U.S....
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Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north. State and local police accompanied the migrants Wednesday as they walked along a highway leading from the border to the first major city in Mexico, Tapachula. In recent months Mexico...
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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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Mexican authorities say an explosive device inside a book caused minor injuries to a senator when it blew up in her office. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday that the device received by Citlalli Hernández was a “homemade bomb” designed “to cause damage.” He said the attorney general’s office was investigating. The 29-year-old Hernández...
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A tour bus and a semi-trailer collided Wednesday on a mountain road in the Mexican state of Veracruz, and the bus rolled over and caught fire, killing at least 21 people and injuring 30, officials said. Roberto Hernández, the civil defense director for Nogales township, said the bus turned onto one side and the ground...
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Mexican immigration authorities have cleared a park of camping Central American migrants and another makeshift encampment of Haitians and African migrants outside an immigration detention center near the Guatemala border. It appeared Wednesday that most of the migrants had been transported to a fairgrounds on the outskirts of Tapachula that were already being used to...
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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 a...
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missing people mexico
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 be...
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child marriages mexico
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 General...
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