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Puerto Escondido man swims 12 hours to draw attention to environmental issues

Determined to draw attention to what many Puerto Escondido residents say is an environmental crisis, Beto Olivera went for a 12-hour swim.

Mixteca 900 offroad race will bring 150 vehicles to Puerto Escondido

The Mixteca 900 Challenge will conclude in Puerto Escondido on Saturday after traversing over 900 kilometers along offroad tracks.

Independence Day Celebrations will start Friday evening

Traditional celebrations will be held by Puerto municipalities San Pedro Mixtepec and Santa María Colotopec.

Residents protest Punta Colorada project with airport demonstration

Puerto Escondido residents held a demonstration to make their position clear on further development in the city.

It was a shaky Saturday with 5 tremors over magnitude 4

There were at least five minor earthquakes measuring more than 4 degrees magnitude on the Oaxaca coast early Saturday.

As sewage continues to pollute local waters, authorities urged to act on basic infrastructure

Local residents voiced their concerns over the issues arising from the rapid development of Puerto Escondido at a community forum Wednesday.

Surfer suffers head injury during big waves on Friday

A lucky surfer lived to tell the tale of how strong and unpredictable the waves at Zicatela Beach can be.
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Citizens protest Punta Colorada development project, demand public consultation

A large crowd gathered Saturday in Puerto Escondido to demand a stop to the development of a tourism project in Punta Colorada.

Government announces commercial development at Punta Colorada

A proposal to build a shopping center at Punta Colorada was announced by government officials on Thursday.

Summer tourism numbers beat official estimates

Tourism officials say there was significant growth in numbers during the final month of the holidays, with the results beating estimates.

Eyewitness to Canadian’s murder was himself killed a week later

The lone eyewitness to the murder of a Canadian in May was himself shot dead shortly after, it was revealed this week. The family of...

Monthly cleanup sees less trash at Bacocho

An organization known mainly for its turtle conservation efforts held its monthly beach clean-up on Sunday in Bacocho.

8 injured after 11-vehicle pile-up at Regadío bridge

A multiple vehicle pile-up left eight people injured on the coast highway in Puerto Escondido Friday evening.

State Congress urges Puerto municipalities to take action on sewage discharges

After months of protests and online petitions, Puerto Escondido's sewage problems have reached lawmakers at the state Congress.

Hawaiian surfer wins Open Pro at Colorada 2023

Puerto Escondido was host to the third edition of the Bodyboard Colorada Pro tournament on the weekend with 140 surfers participating.

Taxi roadblocks protest new concession

Blockades have been appearing in Puerto Escondido this week as taxi owners protest the creation of a new competitor in Santa María Colotepec.

Successful mole festival draws 7,000 to Zicatela Market

The two-day Costa y Mixteca Mole Festival successfully achieved its goals of promoting the traditional Oaxaca dish.

Crocodile relocated after capture near two Puerto beaches

Puerto Escondido residents raised the alarm on Sunday when a 2.7-meter-long crocodile was sighted close to two busy beaches.

International bodyboard tournament to be held at Playa Colorada

More than 140 surfers from around the world are expected to be part of the Bodyboard Colorada Pro 2023 tournament in Puerto Escondido.

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