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Mayor Defends Purchase of LED lights

He said they are necessary in order to save up to 70 percent on the 6.5 million pesos monthly that the municipality pays for electricity.

Greenpeace Ship “Esperanza” arrives tomorrow

The crew will hold a press conference on board on Sunday at 11am.

Jumapam applies for increase in water rates

Domestic users will see their next month’s water bill rise from 41.14 pesos to 49.37 pesos.

Central Bank Could Raise Interest Rates at Any Time

The central bank’s next scheduled meeting is Sept. 21.

Mexican Government to Spend $9 Million to Remove Seaweed from its Beaches

Mexican officials say they are redoubling efforts to remove tons of sargassum seaweed that has been washing ashore in recent weeks.

U.S. Tourism up 25%

Last year 68.2 million Americans traveled outside of the U.S.

Operators of Uber Vehicles Attacked in México City

At least eight vehicles were damaged during the incident, which took police around half an hour to control.

UPDATED: Rescued Dolphin Dies

The dolphin was taken to the aquarium for observation and veterinary attention.

Heat Getting to You? It’s to be Expected, says Psychiatrist

The extreme climate provokes irritability, apathy, bad moods and affects a person’s energy level.

Municipal Police Operate Tourist Information Modules

Five tourist information portable stands are installed in the most popular tourist areas of the city.

Arrest Warrant Issued for Extradition of “El Chapo”

México received a U.S. extradition request on June 25.

Gender Alert Issued for State of México

According to the gender alert more than 1,700 women were slain in the state of México between 2005 and 2014.

Oaxaca with Lowest Level of Education

53.7 percent of Oaxacans, who are at least 15 years of age, have not completed secondary school.

Custom Agents Fired for Corruption

During the first six months of this year about 100 agents assigned to the customs service were fired for corruption.

Business Owners Question Use of Breathalyzer

Business owners said they considered the breathalyzer operation to be a method of garnering money for the municipality.