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Environmentalists celebrate move to regulate traffic to Playa Colorada

Controlling access to Playa Colorada is seen as a small win in efforts to persuade governments to take action on environmental issues.

SOS Puerto petition seeks to gain attention on urgent infrastructure issues

A Puerto Escondido organization has launched a petition in another attempt to press authorities to take action on environmental concerns.

Optimistic governor promises highway completion ‘in October’

Politicians have been promising completion dates for the new Puerto Escondido-Oaxaca highway for years. Another was made on Saturday.

Citizens demand action against wastewater discharges after negative beach tests

Tests revealing that two Puerto Escondido beaches were unsuitable for recreational use have triggered a reaction among residents.

Puerto expected to host 102,000 visitors this month

Puerto is expected to see hotel occupancy of 45%, represented by some 102,404 visitors, 94,929 from within Mexico and 7,475 from abroad.

Campaign under way to provide children with backpacks full of school supplies

Two charitable organizations are conducting a fundraiser to provide children affected by Hurricane Agatha a backpack full of school supplies.

Officials close unopened highway—again

The Puerto Escondido-Oaxaca highway has been closed after authorities decided to stop vehicles traveling through the active construction site.

Lifeguards hampered by funding shortage

The Puerto Escondido lifeguard corps says a lack of funding has left its members incapable of performing their duties.

Spay-neuter program hits a milestone with 6,000 surgeries since 2019

This week, the Snipsisters Puerto Escondido chapter marked the completion of 6,000 surgeries since its start in 2019.

Two Puerto Escondido beaches among 14 deemed unsafe for swimming

Two Puerto Escondido beaches are among 14 considered unsuitable for recreational use due to high bacteria levels.
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