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Tag Results for "Oaxaca Mexico"

Two Suspected Car Thieves Lynched in Oaxaca, Mexico

Two suspected thieves were cornered and lynched in San Isidro la Reforma, a town in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, state prosecutors said Tuesday. continue reading »

6.0 Aftershock Hits Guerrero and Oaxaca, Mexico Today

A magnitude-6.0 earthquake rocked an area between the southern Mexican states of Guerrero and Oaxaca on Monday, but no injuries have been reported, the Mexican Seismology Institute said. continue reading »

Illegal Immigrant Stopped by Border Patrol Wanted for Attempted Murder in Oregon

A 31-year-old illegal immigrant from Oaxaca, Mexico, arrested Tuesday by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents, turned out to also be wanted in Oregon for attempted murder. continue reading »

Oaxaca Death Cases Reopened by Mexican Investigators

The Mexican government and the state prosecutors for Oaxaca, Mexico have decided to reopen the investigation into the 21 deaths of protesters during the 2006 disruptions. continue reading »

Mexican Mayor Shot to Death – Third One in a Week

Mayor Luis Jiminez Mata, of Santiago Amoltepec, was shot to death when he was visiting the state capital of Oaxaca. He is the third municipal leader to be killed in a week and in 2011. continue reading »

23 Church Workers Killed in 2010, Most were in Latin America

The Fides list avoids use of the word “martyr,” the Church has not officially ruled on the circumstances of the deaths. Most of the deaths appear to be the result of ordinary criminal activity rather than hatred for the Catholic faith. But Fides lists all those who died while engaged in full-time work for the Church. continue reading »

More Migrant Abducted in Mexico, 50 Kidnapped Last Week Remain Missing

On the heels of last week’s abduction of 50 migrants from Central American in Mexico, there appears to be another kidnapping in the same area, this time of nine migrants. continue reading »

Mexico’s Wind Generators bring Electricity to Poor Oaxaca Region (VIDEO)

Architect Porfirio Sanchez helps the Oaxaca Mexico communities use renewable energy sources to provide electricity. Mother Earth Institute holds workshops to help people design a simple generator that coverts wind and sun into electricity. By teaching people how to install and maintain these simple machines, their lives are transformed; for most it is the first time in their lives they have had electricity. This green program has potential benefits for all rural areas with out electricity and the DIY wind farms are designed with great simplicity. continue reading »

Hurricane Frank responsible for 4 deaths and two mudslides in southern Mexico

While Frank was still classified as a tropical storm (39- 73 mph sustained winds), earlier this week in southern Mexico’s Oaxaca state , it caused damage by heavy rains and winds. continue reading »