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Strategically located between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean, Oaxaca state can become a gateway zone for investors from Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas, to assemble and transport goods. A special zone status granted by federal decree to the port city of Salina Cruz is also expected to ...
El Central is just one node in a hybrid web of long distance and city buses, collective taxis, and mototaxis-enclosed motor scooters with space for two or three in back-that connects the towns and cities of the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca with an efficiency, frequency, and economy that leaves states ...

Even as strong earthquakes have shaken the region, the centuries-old city of Oaxaca remains largely unrattled. ... one in the Rosary Chapel, and showcases everything from Oaxacan crafts -- ornately carved alebrijes (whimsical wooden statues), indigenous textiles and traditional black pottery -- to pop art, ...
Six months have passed since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City, toppling 40 buildings and killing over 300, but the memory remains fresh. Condemned structures dot many neighborhoods, their facades crumbling. And after an earthquake 225 miles (362 km) away in Oaxaca state shook the ...
One of the poster boys for the trend is Alejandro Ruiz, whose Mexico City restaurant Guzina Oaxaca drew a rave review in The New York Times with its "chic interpretations of traditional classics." Ruiz comes from the village of La Raya in the southern state of Oaxaca, where he grew up grinding corn and ...
Oaxaca City, the Capital of the State of Oaxaca is in central Mexico and is a World Heritage site and culturally rich city - renowned for its world-famous cuisine ... It has a lovely small town charm and we found the best way to enjoy this city was to wander around the picturesque cobbled streets in the historic ...

One of the poster boys for the trend is Alejandro Ruiz, whose Mexico City restaurant Guzina Oaxaca drew a rave review in The New York Times with its "chic interpretations of traditional classics." Ruiz comes from the village of La Raya in the southern state of Oaxaca, where he grew up grinding corn and ...
16, 2018, a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. ... Survey, the epicenter for this earthquake was in the town of Pinotepa Nacional, an impoverished municipality with a population of 31,900 mostly Black and ... This earthquake also set off shockwaves in Mexico City.
Now, the state is requesting emergency funds to supply food, shelter and health services in more than 30 municipalities that are still recovering from the Sept. 2017 earthquakes. At least 1,000 homes were damaged, according to Oaxaca Governor Alejandro Murat. Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera ...
MEXICO CITY -- A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck MEXICO's southern Pacific Coast on Friday, according to the United States Geological Survey. ... and the governor of the state of Oaxaca to a town near the quake's epicenter crashed, the Oaxaca state prosecutor's office said in a statement cited by local ...
The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake originated about 225 miles south of Mexico City, near the town of Pinotepa in Oaxaca state. ... The Oaxaca state government said via Twitter the worst damage was in the towns of Pinotepa and Santiago Jamiltepec, and said shelters were opened for those ...
On the same day as the devastation in Mexico City last year, a smaller quake shook the same Oaxacan town where at least 90 people were killed by a 8.1-magnitude earthquake less than two weeks before, on Sept. 7. It was one of more than 4,000 smaller quakes the would closely follow the 8.1-magnitude ...
A press release by Codedi-Xanica said the activists attended a meeting with the governor of Oaxaca, Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, who called them to discuss issues regarding internal political processes in Santiago Xanica, where Ramirez is from. They left the city at 7 p.m. local time heading toward Oaxaca's ...
In Oaxaca, one will also find large soft, corn tortillas called blanditas, but the tlayuda is more than a tortilla: It's a symbol of Oaxacan culture. ... de tlayuda," or tlayuda Friday, is ushering in new era of Oaxacan street food with artisanal blue corn and yellow corn tlayudas as good as you'll find in Oaxaca City.
Here you'll find artisan villages packed with maker families going back generations as well as modern art galleries; you'll taste heirloom masa and sample the menus of master chefs. National Geographic has designated the colonial city in southwestern Mexico as one of the top places to travel in 2018 and, ...
Many streets in neighborhoods surrounding the city's historic center have too many poorly installed speed bumps and traffic lights, the mayor said, and the latter lack the necessary technology to be synchronized. The day when motorists and public transportation users can get to their destination in time ...
The completion of two highway projects in the southern state of Oaxaca is likely still years away, according to a high-ranking official in the federal ... Another highway project connecting Oaxaca City to the state's Pacific coast has also faced numerous problems and delays since construction first began in ...

In Oaxaca, one will also find large soft, corn tortillas called blanditas, but the tlayuda is more than a tortilla: It's a symbol of Oaxacan culture. ... de tlayuda," or tlayuda Friday, is ushering in new era of Oaxacan street food with artisanal blue corn and yellow corn tlayudas as good as you'll find in Oaxaca City.
Here you'll find artisan villages packed with maker families going back generations as well as modern art galleries; you'll taste heirloom masa and sample the menus of master chefs. National Geographic has designated the colonial city in southwestern Mexico as one of the top places to travel in 2018 and, ...
Many streets in neighborhoods surrounding the city's historic center have too many poorly installed speed bumps and traffic lights, the mayor said, and the latter lack the necessary technology to be synchronized. The day when motorists and public transportation users can get to their destination in time ...
Mexico's earthquake early warning system gave Mexico City's residents almost two minutes of warning prior to the arrival of strong seismic waves from the ... cities (including Mexico City, Oaxaca City, and Acapulco) that have subscribed to receive the alerts, and by municipal loudspeakers in Mexico City.
Street artists from near and far have donated their time and talent to help bring new life to a town in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec region of Oaxaca. ... In the five months since the earthquake, Noriega has painted five murals with which he aims to help bring the city back to life through the colors of Zapotec art.
Ten years ago, the coastal town of Sayulita was a dream. The kind of dream you have in a hammock nap, an icy bucket of Pacifico beers tucked under a palm tree just an arm's length away. But for those who know Sayulita now, and appreciated it for what it was then, their best piece of advice is to stay away.
Mancera initially said that Mexico City's alert system would not sound if an earthquake occurred with an epicenter in Oaxaca. However, he subsequently revised that statement, clarifying that the system would be activated but residents would have less time to react because it would rely on signals sent from ...
With that in mind, Oaxaca City will host the second annual conference of traditional cooks in April this year, when more than 100 cooks from the state's eight regions will showcase Oaxaca's cultural diversity. Event spokeswoman Adriana Aguilar Escobar said most of Oaxaca's traditional cooks carry on their ...
When an earthquake occurs in Oaxaca, an alert transmitted by loudspeakers in Mexico City can give residents up to 50 seconds to evacuate buildings before the temblor is felt. It activated when the first of last September's large earthquakes struck in the gulf of Tehuantepec, although no serious damage ...
It's a hot December afternoon in Santa Catarina Minas, a village 20 miles south of Oaxaca City, and I'm standing above a blackened hole in the ground. A rich, sweet aroma fills the air. To my right, recently roasted agave hearts lie stacked against the wall. I'm in one of Oaxaca state's 3,000 'palenques', ...
Approachable and easy to navigate, the menu also promises a real taste of Mexico's region du jour, with Oaxacan dishes you may not find elsewhere locally. Eat your research with an open-faced tlayuda, a thin, crispy disc of handmade masa topped with black beans, cabbage, Oaxacan quesillo, and ...
A lovely colonial city that has been designated by Unesco as a World Heritage Site, located in the scenic highlands of the Sierra Madre del Sur, Oaxaca (where archaeological ruins, churches and museums range across the centuries of the country's past) offers a concentrated education in Mexico's ...
Oaxaca has been on our radar lately for its budding design scene, craft revolution led by female entrepreneurs and artisans, and incredible cuisine. And now, thanks to this flight deal, you'll be able to experience the central Mexican city for yourself. Interjet, Aeromexico, and United are currently running ...
National Geographic suggests far-flung cities such as Harar, Ethiopia; Tbilisi, Georgia; Oaxaca, Mexico; and Sydney in 2018. For their Best in Travel 2018 suggestions, editors at Lonely Planet have put together multiple top travel destinations like Chile, South Korea and Portugal. One surprise mention is ...
When friends visiting Mexico for the first time ask me where to begin, I tell them: Go to Oaxaca, one of the most scenically beautiful, historically interesting and simply enjoyable cities south of the border. Go now. It's never seemed more important than it does at this moment, to enjoy, to admire and to learn ...
Located in the Sierra Norte region about 100 kilometers from Oaxaca City, the two Municipalities have been warring for many years over the ownership of a forest located on the boundary between the two. Yesterday, residents of San Pedro entered the forest in the vicinity of a village known as La Calavera ...
Despite the complications caused by the socio-political idiosyncrasies of the city and the state, National Geographic's recommendation is the second to be published this year. Over the summer, Travel and Leisure magazine named Oaxaca City the sixth best city in the world for its "thriving culinary scene and ...
Still, with a ranking of 143rd Oaxaca did better than Mexico City, which was rated the 16th worst city in the world for traffic congestion. The amount of time spent by Mexico City motorists in congested traffic last year was 58 hours, a slight improvement on the 2016 figure of 61.5. The next worst Mexican cities ...
A new series of protests started yesterday at the San Pablo Huitzo toll booth on the highway that connects the city of Oaxaca to Mexico City and at city intersections where health workers distributed information to motorists. Then at 8:00am today, the protest escalated. Workers set up at least 10 highway ...
When friends visiting Mexico for the first time ask me where to begin, I tell them: Go to Oaxaca, one of the most scenically beautiful, historically interesting and simply enjoyable cities south of the border. Go now. It's never seemed more important than it does at this current moment, to enjoy, to admire and to ...
"We looked for cities that bustle with new energy and intrigue; ... NatGeo calls Dublin "Europe's largest village," saying that the ... Visitors can explore the city's pub culture, unique museums and historical sites scattered throughout. Oaxaca, Mexico is on the list for its ancient art of natural dyeing, and visitors ...
Cristina Antonio Herrera, who is from the municipality of Arrazolaxoxo in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, paints an alebrije, a kind of fantasy ...
SIOUX CITY | As he battled illness in the late 1930s, Mexican folk artist ... The carvings, featured in the exhibit "Crafting Tradition: Oaxacan .... For many families living in Oaxaca, Behrens said carving "alebrijes" is a means of making a living. "In some of the towns represented in this exhibition, these carvings ...
... November holiday and touring museums, markets, plazas, workshops, churches, and cemeteries in Mexico City, Oaxaca, and Guanajuato.
Native American Chefs Gather in New York City to Rewrite Thanksgiving History ... but was born in Oaxaca, Mexico, and today practices Oaxacan culinary traditions. ... Arizona, on the Navajo Nation, was just coming into town.
Many small craft villages surround Oaxaca City. Each village is famous for a particular tradition of art. Jimenez's village, Arrazola, is one of three ...
Almost every day there is news of another housing option for those citizens of Oaxaca who lost their houses in the September earthquakes, and ...
The bar glows with details of her native Mexico City, reminiscent of the ... She's from the small town of El Carrizal de Galeana in the state of Oaxaca (where a ... I've tried eight different Oaxacan-style moles myself (and only ...
The governor of Oaxaca announced yesterday that work on a new ... in the Oaxaca Congress and some state Municipalities, there may well be ...
An ambitious project to build a new highway from the city of Oaxaca to the Pacific coast generated a sense of optimism for many residents of the ...
The road from Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for an indio huarachudo, a derogatory term that means an Indian ...
There has been chaos in Oaxaca City this morning after the ... paralyzing the city and neighboring Municipalities in protest against the arrest of ...
On Wednesday, the Attorney General's office apprehended 13 women and 10 men on Wednesday for stealing a city bus and kidnapping its ...


 

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