Residents, businesses protest electrical outages

A number of residents and business owners from Rinconada and Bacocho demonstrated Monday morning at the CFE headquarters in Puerto Escondido.

Slides delay new highway opening until January

The new highway between Puerto Escondido and Oaxaca city will not open this year after all, Mexican President López Obrador announced today.

Parade kicks off new Guelaguetza of the Sea in Puerto Escondido

The Guelaguetza of the Sea, a new event for the annual Fiestas de Noviembre, kicked off Friday with a well attended parade.

Two crocodiles captured near local beaches

Crocodiles have been captured at two Puerto Escondido beaches over the past few days.

Triathlon, half marathon are part of Fiestas de Noviembre

Athletes are being invited to sign up for a triathlon and a half marathon being held in conjunction with the annual Fiestas de Noviembre.

Local singer Alejandra Robles to follow Cervantino show with performance in Puerto

Puerto Escondido native Alejandra Robles will entertain an audience in Puerto Escondido next month during the Fiestas de Noviembre.

Aggressive tree-trimming triggers reaction from group formed to protect Puerto’s trees

A crew wielding chainsaws clearcut their way through trees that threatened to affect power lines, leaving an untidy mess of unsightly stumps.
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Food and fishing, surfing and other sports are all part of the Fiestas de Noviembre

Two gastronomic events, the annual coast dance festival, a tamal fair and various sporting events are among the activities scheduled.

A Guelaguetza for Puerto and Fiestas de Noviembre coming next month

Plans for the annual Fiestas de Noviembre were announced this week, along with the first ever Guelaguezta of the Sea.

Casa de Cultura seeks to offer well-balanced meal of art and culture

Just a few blocks up from the buzzing main street of La Punta is a center that is growing as a focal point for the arts in Puerto Escondido.

Beach camp believed to have housed turtle egg poachers

An illegal camp found on Punta Arena beach near Huatulco is suspected to have been a base for turtle egg thieves.

Puerto Escondido is focus of short film now available on YouTube

Cometa, a short film about the social issues facing Puerto Escondido, premiered on YouTube and is now circulating on social media.

Invitational surf contest held at Zicatela

The second date of the Mexican Professional Surf Circuit visited Puerto Escondido recently, drawing 16 surfers to Zicatela Beach.

Minister checks on progress of highway, airport

The highway to Oaxaca and the renovation of the airport were inspected by the federal infrastructure minister during a tour.

Fix the infrastructure, hotel association urges

Hotel owners are the latest to weigh in with concerns over the lack of public infrastructure in Puerto Escondido and the coastal region.

Business group adds its voice to concerns over infrastructure in Puerto Escondido

A business organization has added its voice to expressions of concern over unchecked development in Puerto Escondido.

An estimated 300,000 turtles return to Playa Escobilla as nesting season gets under way

The nesting season for the olive ridley sea turtle is off to a strong start as hundreds of thousands of female turtles have returned.

Feds declare (yet another) opening date for new Puerto-Oaxaca highway

After years of delays, the federal government is betting on another new date by which the Puerto Escondido-Oaxaca highway is to be completed.

Striking workers close Oxxo stores in Puerto Escondido

Workers at Oxxo stores in Puerto Escondido went on strike on Tuesday, after talks with the company broke down.