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2006-08-25 21:07:03

OAXACA, Mexico (Reuters) - Scores of restaurants, hotels and shops in the Mexican city of Oaxaca will close for a day next week to protest the federal government's failure to halt violent protests that have slashed tourist numbers.

2006-08-24 18:11:14

By Catherine Bremer OAXACA, Mexico (Reuters) - One of Mexico's prettiest cities has been tainted by blood and scarred with graffiti in a political conflict raising tensions in a country already on tenterhooks over a contested presidential vote.

2006-08-24 15:30:02

By Catherine Bremer OAXACA, Mexico (Reuters) - One of Mexico's prettiest cities has been tainted by blood and scarred with graffiti in a political conflict raising tensions in a country already on tenterhooks over a contested presidential vote.

2006-08-22 16:23:16

By Oliver Ellrodt OAXACA, Mexico (Reuters) - Hooded gunmen shot a man dead on Tuesday in a drive-by attack on a roadblock set up by leftists in the Mexican city of Oaxaca, which has been plunged into chaos as protesters try to topple the state governor.

2006-08-21 20:14:26

OAXACA, Mexico (Reuters) - Gunmen shot at a radio station occupied by striking teachers on Monday, prompting protesters to blockade streets, set buses on fire and take over radio stations in the southern Mexican city of Oaxaca.

2006-08-15 15:51:14

By Noel Randewich MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hundreds of riot police in black body armor sealed Congress with roadblocks and a metal wall on Tuesday to keep leftist protesters away after a violent clash over Mexico's disputed presidential election.

2006-08-10 23:40:00

OAXACA, Mexico (Reuters) - Gunmen fired on protesters and killed four people in just over 24 hours as a political crisis reached boiling point in the folklore rich state of Oaxaca, one of Mexico's main tourism centers.


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