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  • Eight dismembered bodies found bagged in OaxacaEight dismembered bodies found bagged in Oaxaca The dismembered bodies of five men and two women were located inside fourteen black bags in Ejido La Reforma in the municipality of San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec, in Oaxaca. Also, another body was located inside two black bags at the height of the Amapa bridge, on the stretch of the Temascal highway, making the discovery…
  • The art of gastronomy in the Oaxaca FlavorsThe art of gastronomy in the Oaxaca Flavors Recharged and renewed, the Oaxaca Flavors is the new version of El saber del sabor, an annual meeting that gathers chefs and cooks from different parts in the city. The festival will take place from September 27 to 29, in Oaxaca City. Part of the festival this year includes a circuit of art galleries, traditional…
  • Crime in Oaxaca increases 5.5% in MayCrime in Oaxaca increases 5.5% in May The month of May registered 5.51% more crimes in Oaxaca de Juárez, with respect to the same period of 2018, and confirmed that the city is one of the most dangerous in Mexico. In the monthly report of the Directorate of Public Safety, Roads and Citizen Protection of the capital, it is evident that some…
  • Corruption prevents the restoration of the Atoyac River in OaxacaCorruption prevents the restoration of the Atoyac River in Oaxaca With the slogan "All for the river", in the framework of World Environment Day, representatives of civil associations and ecologists, carried out the First Festival of the Atoyac River. Through the water ritual, the participants called on society, in general, to join the rescue efforts of the 4 elements vital for survival, especially for the…
  • Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopesCentral American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes 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.…
  • New Mezcal certification laboratory opens in OaxacaNew Mezcal certification laboratory opens in Oaxaca The Ministry of Economy, the Oaxacan Institute of Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness (IODEMC) and the National Chamber of Industry of Mezcal (Canaimez) launched a new laboratory for certification, which will expand the options for mezcaleros who wish to certify their product or have other alternatives in terms of quality control. They noted that the new laboratory…
  • Dengue threatens 18 locations in OaxacaDengue threatens 18 locations in Oaxaca Fearing that "explosive" outbreaks of dengue will occur this year, Oaxaca Health Services (SSO) changed its prevention plan to one of containment. The risk of contagion is concentrated in 18 localities in 17 municipalities, but the main concern is centered in Oaxaca de Juárez, which belongs to the jurisdiction of the Central Valleys, where 30…
  • Security increased at Central de Abasto in OaxacaSecurity increased at Central de Abasto in Oaxaca The City of Oaxaca de Juárez, through the Directorate of Public Safety, Roads and Citizen Protection in coordination with federal and state forces, conducted the operation Safe Market at Central de Abaso and the surrounding area. In a statement, it was explained that the objective of the said operation was to reduce and inhibit the…
  • About 1,000 migrants cross into Mexico, start walking to USAbout 1,000 migrants cross into Mexico, start walking to US 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…
  • Official ticket sales for the Guelaguetza 2019 start SaturdayOfficial ticket sales for the Guelaguetza 2019 start Saturday The Secretary of Tourism of the Government of the State of Oaxaca (Sectur Oaxaca), informs national and international visitors and the general public that the official ticket sales to attend the Guelaguetza 2019, begins on Saturday, June 1, at 10:00 am. In a statement it was reported that the sale of tickets will end on…