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Greetings from Oaxaca

On a recent trip to Oaxaca, I brought along an old Polaroid and a 35mm Olympus point-and-shoot film camera. Here are some snaps from that trip. 110 more words


Oaxaca: Bounty placed on head of female rights-defender for 100,000 pesos

Photo @Voces de Oaxaca

On 19 August, the indigenous human-rights defender Silvia Pérez Yescas, member of Conservation, Investigation, and Exploitation of Natural Resources (CIARENA), received notice that in the community of San José Río Manzo, unknown persons had placed a bounty on her head amounting to 100,000 pesos, this following a long absence of hers from her home. 209 more words


Oaxaca: Resurrection of the Tepeyac Center for Human Rights in the Tehuantepec Isthmus

Arturo Lona Reyes (Foto @ Juchitan Informa)

On 17 and 18 August, Arturo Lona Reyes, bishop emeritus of the Tehuantepec diocese, reinitiated the work of the Tepeyac Center for Human Rights (CDHT), given that… 285 more words


Angela's House

LOCATION: Colónia Reforma, Oaxaca de Juárez, México.
YEAR: 2014

Two apartments and a room added to a seventies house in colonia Reforma. A two bedroom apartment and a loft were built on top of the main house. 53 more words


Erste Tage in Oaxaca

Liebe Freunde, liebe Interessierte, liebe Weltenbummler*innen,

ich bin angekommen in Oaxaca, das wisst ihr ja bereits und habe meine erste ganze Woche hier verbracht. Es ist wunderbar hier. 1,275 more words


Abajo de la Costa (Part 1)

So, looking at the calendar it’s the end of the eighth month, more than half the year gone? Woah.

Everything since leaving Milwaukee has been insignificant but perfectly good, the days blurred together with a recipe of red dust and sweat. 518 more words


Stinky stapelia

This has been a good year for my stinky Stapelia gigantea.

Feather-light blossoms open to reveal zebra-striped, hairy flowers.  Apparently, to carrion eating insects, these tiny soft white hairs resemble mold growing on rotting meat — a disgusting thought! 22 more words