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Mexicans angered by spread of genetically modified corn

...to local corn in the southern state of Oaxaca - even though planting genetically modified...if they had torn down the cathedral of Oaxaca and built a McDonald's over it," said...this year found them in 15 locations in Oaxaca, but in low concentrations of 3 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/30/tec_330172.shtml
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Organizations aim to train immigrant entrepreneurs

PORTLAND, Ore. - After immigrating to Oregon from the Mexican state of Oaxaca more than two decades ago, Paula Asuncion worked on farms and in minimum wage jobs at fast-food restaurants ? a widow struggling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-13/organizations-aim-train-im
Retired teacher gives culinary lesson

...Tortillas and cheese, she said, suggesting Oaxaca, Manchego and Monterey Jack cheeses...cheeses, such as Cotija, Manchego and Oaxaca Jack cheese Green olives Red or green...Jack and any other cheeses you like. The Oaxaca cheese that I bought south of the border...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/15/ent_202589.shtml
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This day in the Millennium: March 21

...new secretary of state. 1806: Mexican statesman Benito Juarez, Mexico's first president of Indian ancestry, was born in Oaxaca. 1945: Allied bombers began four days of raids over Germany. 1946: The United Nations set up temporary headquarters at Hunter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/21/met_256817.shtml
Metro
Lila Downs crosses borders musical, cultural and spiritual

...singer from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. The two were married, but often lived...one of the 16 ethnic groups that live in Oaxaca. Downs' current group spans the continents...listened to her in the small clubs of Oaxaca or on tour at U.S. universities and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/24/mus_416616.shtml
Music
Queen of Mexican cuisine pens new cookbook

...heritage.And this fall Kennedy has a new cookbook coming out, "Oaxaca al Gusto," featuring more than 300 recipes Kennedy gathered...distinctive cuisines that are both unique and familiar: after all, Oaxaca's key ingredients are chocolate, corn and chilies.The cookbook...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/recipes/2010-07-06/queen-mexican-cuisine-
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Renovation turns up artifacts belonging to Frida Kahlo

...dresses recently discovered are from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, where seamstresses often tailor fashions according to centuries-old...tradition. Kahlo was especially inspired by artistic traditions of Oaxaca's Tehuantepec, where women continue to hand-embroider traditional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/08/art_449646.shtml
Arts
Latinos' influence growing in Catholic Church

...Thomas, Zapotec Indian parishioners from the Mexican state of Oaxaca not only brought their church, but also entire villages. And...percentage of Zapotec youths in gangs are often exiled to a year in Oaxaca, and O'Neil personally escorts some to the plane.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/11/ent_225854.shtml
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Have fun without breaking the bank in Phoenix

...CHEAP CHOW Mexican immigrants have brought culinary gems to north Phoenix's Sunnyslope neighborhood, also known as Little Oaxaca. At Los Reyes de la Torta, 9230 N. 7th St., good luck scarfing down an entire torta. The choices for these Mexican sandwiches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/28/liv_505295.shtml
Life & style
Mex-Mex food isn't on the menu

...the importance of the nation's food and sample traditional dishes such as grasshoppers and prickly pear jam, all from the Oaxaca state in southern Mexico. Traditional Mexican cuisine dates back 3,000 years to the Mayans, who based their diet on corn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/25/foo_137013.shtml
Food