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Sputnik News   29 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>MOSCOW (Sputnik) &mdash; A new 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Mexico on Friday, only 10 days after deadly 7.1-magnitude tremors, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p>
npr   20 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>In Mexico City and surrounding areas, rescuers are still searching for casualties and survivors of Tuesday's earthquake. More than 200 people are believed to have died.<br />Geologically speaking, Mexico City is not built in a very good place.<br />This ...
CNN   20 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>Rescuers searched for survivors through the night after Tuesday's powerful earthquake shook Mexico City and surrounding states, killing scores and leaving many trapped under collapsed buildings.</p><p>At least 216 people died in Mexico City -- the country's ...
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ChicagoTribune   11 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>Life for many has moved outdoors in the quake-shocked city of Juchitan, where a third of the homes are reported uninhabitable and repeated aftershocks have scared people away from many structures still standing.<br />The city on Sunday was littered with ...
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CNN   08 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>(CNN) A strong earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico, near the border with Guatemala, the US Geological Survey reported Friday. The quake, which was felt as far as Mexico City and Guatemala City, had a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 and depth of ...
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The construction index   09 January 2017   Mexico   Americas  
<p>A Mexican-Spanish consortium has landed a US$4.2bn (&pound;3.4bn) contract to build the terminal for Mexico City&rsquo;s new airport.</p> <p>The consortium is led by FCC&rsquo;s majority shareholder Carlos Slim&rsquo;s Grupo Carso. As well as FCC, it also ...
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BBC NEWS   04 October 2016   Mexico   Americas  
<p>Ash and thick black smoke rose from the volcano, 300 miles (482km) west of Mexico City. A flow of lava could be seen pouring down its slopes.</p> <p>More than 350 villagers living in La Yerbabuena and La Becerrera at the foot of the mountain were moved ...
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The Daily Telegraph   07 September 2015   Mexico   Puebla  
<p>THEY were long believed to have been an urban legend.</p><p>But now, authorities have confirmed the existence of a series of ancient tunnels in Mexican colonial city of Puebla.</p><p>“In the urban narrative or urban legends there was word of the tunnels ...
Daily Mail   13 July 2015   Mexico   Colima  
<p>Colima Volcano, known as the Volcano of Fire, began erupting on Thursday and has become increasingly active<br />Explosions of incandescent material shot out as far as five miles and ash fell, prompting people to leave their homes<br />The Governor of Colima ...
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The Japan Times   06 March 2015   Mexico   Cancun  
<p>A wall of debris stretching about 30 miles (50 km) may be the remnants of a natural disaster that struck Mexico&rsquo;s Caribbean coast more than 1,000 years ago in an area where tourists now flock to beach resorts and ancient Maya ruins.</p>
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