Santiago Yaveo

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Santiago Yaveo
Municipality an toun
Santiago Yaveo is locatit in Mexico
Santiago Yaveo
Santiago Yaveo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 17°20′N 95°42′W / 17.333°N 95.700°W / 17.333; -95.700Coordinates: 17°20′N 95°42′W / 17.333°N 95.700°W / 17.333; -95.700
Kintra  Mexico
State Oaxaca
Aurie
 • Total 1,315.37 km2 (507.87 sq mi)
Elevation 440 m (1,440 ft)
Time zone Central Staundart Time (UTC-6)
 • Simmer (DST) Central Daylicht Time (UTC-5)

Santiago Yaveo is a toun an municipality in Oaxaca in sooth-wastren Mexico. It is in the east o the Choapam Destrict in the sooth o the Papaloapan Region.[1]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality covers a aurie o 1,315.37 km². The wastren pairt lies in the Sierra Mixe, while maist o the destrict tae the east is in the flat coastal plain o the Gulf o Mexico. The climate is wairm. Average temperatur is 24 °C wi rain frae Juin tae September. Flowin throu the municipality the Tabla stream turns intae the Chisme river. The Puxmecatán river shapes the boondar wi the neebourin municipality o San Juan Cotzocón.[1]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality wis established on 15 Mairch 1825. The first primar schuil wis biggit in 1975, an a halth clinic wis established in 1978. In 1989 electricity wis introducit, an in 1994 a "tele-seicontar" schuil wis creatit. Potable watter supplees wur introducit in 1998. As o 2005, the municipality haed 1,256 hoosehauds wi a tot population o 5,503 o whom 1,384 spoke indigenous leids.[1]

Aw commonties nou hae potable watter an electricity, but thare are nae formal sewers ither than some septic tanks. Hooses are teepically biggit o brick or cement block adobe, wi dirt floors an palm thatch ruifs. The main cash crop is coffee, but the fowk grow corn, peppers, squash, beans, green beans, chayote, bananae, pineapple, lentils an lemon for thair awn consumption. Some awn livestock for personal uise, an some supplement thair diet throu fishin an huntin.[1] A plan wis annooncit in 1996 tae establish eucalyptus plantations tae supply the paper industry.[2]

Social issues[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Februar 2010 thare wur threats o violence tae eject unpopular politeecians efter a disputit election result.[3] In Mairch 2010 thare wis a confrontation atween airmit fermers an veelagers ower the uise o municipal laund in which serious injuries wur sustained. The veelagers haed muivit in an stairtit clearin laund for cultivation that the fermers haed obtained bi sale frae the authorities.[4] In Mey 2010 three brithers wur shot deid in the Nuevo Ocotlán commonty.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Santiago Yaveo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  2. Miguel Angel Garcia. "The Megaproject of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec: Globalization and Social and Environmental Deterioration". World Rainforest Movement. Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  3. Cindy Cobain (4 February 2010). "Yaveo amenaza con crear violencia en la comunidad". OAXACAIN.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  4. "Se desata violencia en Santiago Yaveo". Adiario (in Spanish). March 19, 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  5. "Triple homicidio en Santiago Yaveo". Realidad (in Spanish). 2 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-14.