OAXACA

31/03/2012

MILITARIZATION

The presence of the armed forces in Oaxaca is not new. Since the 70s and 80s, facing the influence of the 68 movement, the Mexican government […]
31/03/2012

MIGRATION

Approximately 150,000 Oaxacans migrate to the North every year (to the USA and northern Mexico). Remittances are the third source of income for Oaxaca, after tourism […]
31/03/2012
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SI 6 – Natural ressources

Water/Electricity The Chimalapas region is the source of 40% of the rivers in Mexico. The state of Oaxaca has various dams that provide for irrigation and […]
31/03/2012

SI 5 – Land

Most people in Oaxaca (approximately 65% of the population) are based in rural areas, except for the regions of the Central Valley, Papaloapan Basin, and the […]