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A Mexico City woman is dead after a midair collision between two skydivers at a resort town in Oaxaca Saturday. ADVERTISEMENT. The accident occurred at Zicatela ... Skydiving is a popular sport among visitors to this tourist destination on the coast of Oaxaca. A company from Cuautla, Morelos, offers ...
Wenzlau lamented that firefighters “are not honored in Mexico, and they really do incredible work.” “I do happen to believe in Chief Maza, and watched him run into buildings on fire as a true hero.” The video of the “hidden” truck in Oaxaca was shot by the Citizens' Eye for Democracy and Against Corruption, ...

Oaxaca Governor Alejandro Murat Hinojosa has announced that Canadian mining companies will invest US $87.5 million in his state during the next six months, creating over 5,000 direct jobs. ADVERTISEMENT. The governor participated last week at the Mexico Mining Day forum, part of the Prospectors ...
Oaxaca is a popular destination for those wishing to attend one of the many cooking classes on offer. Here you experience a fun day learning how to prepare traditional Oaxaca dishes and the famous Mexican mole sauce – best of all, you end the day eating your delicious achievements, washed down with ...
Disney•Pixar's Coco is available today on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand, and ComingSoon.net was lucky enough to attend a home video junket in Oaxaca, Mexico alongside the film's co-writer and co-director Adrian Molina! Check out a special gallery below, along with a video in the player ...
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Oaxaca on Friday, with its epicenter close to Pinotepa Nacional and Santiago Jamiltepec, where about 50 homes were damaged, as well as a church and a government building. Juchitan, a small town near the coast, was also badly destroyed. No deaths were reported in ...

But 13 people were killed hours later when a military helicopter bringing Mexico's interior minister, Alfonso Navarrete Prida, 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 news outlets. Mr. Navarrete ...
Local media reports out of Oaxaca showed a partially collapsed hotel and other buildings with partially collapsed roofs or walls split open by deep fissures. The Oaxaca state government said via Twitter the worst damage was in the towns of Pinotepa and Santiago Jamiltepec, and said shelters were opened ...
You don't need to remember the seven regions of Oaxaca or speak one of its 67 indigenous languages; you can easily appreciate its 1,500-year history in the Zapotec pyramids, the agave-studded desert, the otherworldly mineral springs and the gilded cathedrals that provide the backdrop for its vibrant ...
The star of Oaxaca transport is the Mexican made Nissan Tsuru, the study little sedan that nearly every taxi driver negotiates over, around, and through heavy traffic, torn up streets, and fearsome topes: speed bumps that resemble the base of an undersized Zapotec temple, middle of the road architecture ...
The tortilla is monumental, stretched to its limits on the tin platter. It was made in Oaxaca, Mexico, of masa (a dough of dried corn steeped in slaked lime) pressed flat until kerchief-thin, then baked on the comal to an even crackle, as crisp at the circumference as at the center. The corn is different there, ...
The governor, Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, his wife, and other state and federal officials, are overwhelmingly guerro, in contrast to most of their constituents. Oaxaca's first lady has long blond hair, which she occasionally wears in traditional, indigenous-style braids, which only highlights how out-of-place she ...
With Oaxaca's renewable energy growth plan back on track, Murat is focusing on the state's potential to become a logistics hub. 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, ...
We recommend a camera for virtually every destination, but Oaxaca's natural beauty and art scene really call for one. Shooting with a mirrorless camera, like the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II, means that you'll get quality images with a fairly compact device. It comes with a nice lens, but if you do want to ...
A Peruvian environmentalist who marries trees to promote his cause returned to Oaxaca to conduct the ceremony in the municipality of San Jacinto Amilpas, part of the greater Oaxaca city metropolitan area. Richard Torres was joined by a small group of men, women and children for the event, which had ...
Click on the "I Felt It" button behind the corresponding earthquake. Your earthquake experience is not only important for science, but also for people in the area as well as our global readership. SRC, Location, UTC Date/time, M, D, INFO. EMSC, Oaxaca, Mexico, Feb 21 22:38, 4.1, 121, MAP I Felt It INFO.
After walking the streets of the community of Pinotepa Nacional, in the southern state of Oaxaca, and the epicenter of the 7.2 earthquake which shook Mexico last Friday Feb. 16, Governor, Alejandro Murat, claimed a preliminary survey has thus far reported 1,000 damaged buildings. Joined by the Minister ...

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Oaxaca on Friday, with its epicenter close to Pinotepa Nacional and Santiago Jamiltepec, where about 50 homes were damaged, as well as a church and a government building. Juchitan, a small town near the coast, was also badly destroyed. No deaths were reported in ...
Minor earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico - February 19, 2018. Shares. Created February 19, 2018 Last update February 19, 2018 18:28 By Armand Vervaeck. –. Most important Earthquake Data: Magnitude : 3.5. Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2018-02-19 04:04:40. GMT/UTC Time : 2018-02-19 10:04:40.
But several hospitals in the cities of Oaxaca and Tlacolula and in the Coast, Mixtec and Isthmus of Tehuantepec regions will continue under a partial strike because staff believe their most important demands have not been met. According to one report, half the union membership is in disagreement with ...
The magnitude 6.1 quake hit 43km (27 miles) east of Oaxaca at a depth of 10km at 6.56GMT, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre was close to the city of Pinotepa Nacional, which has a population of 26,000. The earthquake woke residents of Mexico City, with many people running into the streets, ...
Mexico - Earthquake (DG ECHO, GDACS, USGS, Mexico Civil Protection,Oaxaca Civil Protection, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 18 February 2018). Report ... No major damage has been reported since an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred in the state of Oaxaca on 16 February at 23:39 UTC. 2 people ...
It was early afternoon in mid-January when we stepped into the courtyard of a popular lunch spot just a block off the central plaza in Oaxaca, Mexico. Every table was taken, but we could see folks contemplating the tab. Space would open up soon. As we waited, we spotted a tourist couple waving to us from ...
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report. You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake. - thank you. Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies ...
The epicentre of the powerful tremor was near Pinotepa de Don Luis in Oaxaca state, the US Geological Survey said. Friday's quake was 24.6km underground. Some buildings were damaged in Oaxaca, but no deaths were reported. A helicopter carrying the interior minister and Oaxaca's governor crashed ...
But two people were killed hours later when a military helicopter bringing Mexico's interior minister, Alfonso Navarrete Prida, and the governor of the state of Oaxaca to a town near the quake's epicenter crashed, the Interior Ministry said. Mr. Navarrete told Mexican news media that the pilot lost control while ...
Local media reports out of Oaxaca showed a partially collapsed hotel and other buildings with partially collapsed roofs or walls split open by deep fissures. The Oaxaca state government said via Twitter the worst damage was in the towns of Pinotepa and Santiago Jamiltepec, and said shelters were opened ...
“We have to stop referring to mole as a sauce. We have sauce, but mole is the dish.” —Chef Patricia Quintana. In many ways, mole is one of the most misunderstood dishes outside of Mexico. Mole is a pre-Hispanic dish with a base of dried or fresh chiles that was originally thickened by tortillas or masa and ...
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 the case of Oaxacan cuisine, the tlayuda is a large, thin, crispy tortilla that's cooked until most of the water in the masa evaporates. The special tortilla is only found in Mexico's most celebrated southern state. The word tlayuda comes from tlao-li, which means “husked corn” in nahuatl. In Oaxaca, one will ...
A public works director at the SCT Oaxaca office told the newspaper NVI Noticias that there is no scheduled finishing date for the Oaxaca-Isthmus highway, while an upgrade to a leg of the coastal highway 200 between Puerto Escondido and Pochutla will take at least another three years to complete.
The Oaxaca city government admitted this week that its traffic is indeed slow after a study revealed the average speed of vehicles in the city is the slowest in the world. ... The poor design of city bus routes means that 90% of the buses cross the narrow, colonial-era streets of downtown Oaxaca. A second ...
... Totolapa, Tlacolula, has continued to operate. Two of its workers died in two separate accidents last month, one after suffering a fall and the second when thousands of tonnes of rock fell on him. Don David Gold is a subsidiary of Gold Resource Corporation. It has six silver and gold properties in Oaxaca.
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 ...
Mazunte, Oaxaca / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was in bed asleep and was shaken awake by a very brief but quite strong shake at 3.21 am local time.Low rumbling sound.At 3.37 am there was a short weaker tremor with low rumble, followed at 3.51 am by another even weaker tremor. The oven door in our ...
The first contact between the Aztecs of Mesoamerica and Spanish Conquistadors is well documented as bloody and disastrous for the Aztecs. However, it was the period of time just after first contact that was much deadlier for the native people, as diseases tore through these communities. These diseases ...
Silva's car was found abandoned in Morrito near the Oaxaca-Veracruz border on Jan. 22, according to La Silla Rota. The side and back of the car carry the name of newspaper El Sol del Istmo, the newspaper where he and his father work in Tehuantepec. The last article he wrote, according to La Silla Rota, ...
Oaxaca, the mecca of Mexican culture known for its culinary artistry and handcrafted mezcal, is on the tip of every foodie wanderluster's tongue these days. (Culture vultures, too, will find much to love: UNESCO recognizes Oaxaca as a piece of Intangible Cultural Heritage.) The region's gastro-cultural ...
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 ...
They are preparing for a radish-carving festival that in 2017 celebrated its 120th anniversary in Oaxaca, Mexico. Rojas and his friend Antonio Aquino continue to carve away at radishes, making figurines of churches, people and Catholic virgin figures as they talk. On the floor beside them are some hundred ...
Profepa intends to collaborate with non-governmental organizations in the creation of special protected areas along the Oaxaca coast and within the wetlands, to which any crocodiles found roaming near inhabited areas are to be transported. Local officials warned last June that there had been a big ...
A young girl wearing a colorful embroidered dress, filigree gold necklaces, and a headpiece—all traditional Indigenous garments from Oaxaca— points an iPhone at the audience gazing up at her. With Chicano-style tattoos snaking up her arms, and the word “Oaxacalifornia” towering over her head, she's ...
At a stroke, Mexico became a tariff-free dumping ground for soft drinks and junk food imported from the US. Today, almost a quarter of a century on, the country has the world's second highest obesity rate and a growing child malnutrition crisis. Photojournalist James Whitlow Delano visited Oaxaca state to ...
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 ...
The publication also remarks that “more than a dozen indigenous groups once inhabited the southern region of Mexico now known as Oaxaca,” making the state “one of the most ethnically diverse in the country.” In the capital city alone, visitors can “discover the confluence of 1,500 years of history and ...
You don't need to remember the seven regions of Oaxaca or speak one of its 67 indigenous languages; you can easily appreciate its 1,500-year history in the Zapotec pyramids, the agave-studded desert, the otherworldly mineral springs and the gilded cathedrals that provide the backdrop for its vibrant ...
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 ...
Since the Southern Border Program began three years ago, the number of migrants who reported incidents of robbery and violent assault in the state of Oaxaca more than doubled. “I didn't even have any money,” said Juan Vicente, the construction worker from El Salvador, “so they tore off my shoes and ...
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 ...
A United States citizen living and working in Oaxaca has been arrested and returned to the U.S. where he was wanted for fraud and other charges. ADVERTISEMENT. James Bryant, who had been sought by U.S. authorities since 2008, is accused of theft, failure to register as a salesperson, failure to ...


 

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