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Mexico Celebrating 200 Years, Oaxaca State

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Televisa’s Bicentennial promo of Oaxaca, one of my favorite states in Mexico. Again with the animals…

Dengue Fever Surges in Latin America

Sunday, September 30th, 2007


The Associated Press is reporting that dengue fever is on the rise in Latin America, particularly in the southern Mexican states of Chiapas, Oaxaca, and Guerrero.


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Dengue fever is spreading across Latin America and the Caribbean in one of the worst outbreaks in decades, causing agonizing joint pain for hundreds of thousands of people and killing nearly 200 so far this year.

The mosquitoes that carry dengue are thriving in expanded urban slums scattered with water-collecting trash and old tires. Experts say dengue is approaching record levels this year as many countries enter their wettest months.

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