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The Guardian   08 September 2021   Mexico   Acapulco  
<p>A powerful earthquake has struck south-west Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco, killing at least one man who was crushed by a falling post, and causing rock falls and damaging buildings.<br />The US Geological Survey (USGS) said a 7.0 magnitude quake ...
Reuters   15 May 2021   Mexico  
<p>A team of palaeontologists in Mexico have identified a new species of dinosaur after finding its 72 million-year-old fossilized remains almost a decade ago, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) said on Thursday.<br />The new species, ...
FORBES   07 November 2018   Mexico  
<p>Teotihuacan, translated from the Aztec language as "birthplace of the gods," or "place where gods were born," was an important religious and cultural center during the Aztec empire.</p> <p>In 2003, archaeologists discovered an almost 60-foot vertical shaft ...
The Epoch Times   02 October 2018   Mexico  
<p>A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico on the night of Oct. 1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).<br />The quake hit about 15 miles southwest Cintalapa de Figueroa, the agency said. The quake had a depth of 75 miles.</p>
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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