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Mexico will stop search for survives on Thursday

Rescuers are unlikely to find any more survivors of Mexico’s earthquake still buried in the ruins and will cease operations to find them at the end of Thursday, the emergency services chief said. Tuesday marks one week since the 7.1 magnitude quake struck around lunchtime, killing 331 people, damaging 11,000 homes and leading to a...
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A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook southern Mexico today

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday and was felt in the capital, where seismic alarms sounded, residents ran into the streets and rescuers briefly stopped combing the rubble left by a bigger tremor earlier this week. The United States Geological Survey said the new quake was relatively shallow and hit near Juchitan,...
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People desperate to find their pets after Mexico earthquake

Jack is a small white dog who lives in Mexico City and has been missing since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake startled both humans and their pets when it struck early Tuesday afternoon. “I got lost in the earthquake!!!” a sign with his picture taped to a tree exclaims. Around Mexico’s capital are scattered signs for...

Mexico Earthquake Day 4: Anger at government is mounting

Tuesday’s massive quake struck on the anniversary of the deadly 1985 tremor that killed some 5,000 people in Mexico City, spooking many residents. As the shock began to subside, exhaustion crept in, along with growing discontent and swirling speculation. Late on Thursday, Mexico’s Navy apologized for communicating incorrect information in the story a fictitious schoolgirl,...

We may never know the truth about “Frida Sofía”

In a surprising twist to a story that generated a lot of attention, authorities in Mexico ruled out Thursday that there was a girl named “Frida Sofía” trapped in the rubble of the school Enrique Rébsamen of Mexico City. Undersecretary of the Navy, Angel Enrique Sarmiento Beltrán, told the media on the scene of the...
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Frida, the rescue dog in Mexico that has captured the hearts of the world

Frida is a six-year-old labrador who is trained by the Navy to assist in finding people in disaster zones. She, along with her three other companions, Eco, Evil and Titan, have won the applause and hearts of the Mexicans thanks to their rescue work, especially in the last September 7 earthquake, which left several areas...

DIF Puerto Vallarta extends collection centers for earthquake donations

The System for the Integral Development of the Family (DIF), chaired by Candelaria Tovar de Dávalos, acknowledged the solidarity of the people in Puerto Vallarta who donated items at area collection centers over the last 10-days to help victims of the earthquake that struck Oaxaca and Chiapas. “Once again we show that we are people...
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Mexico navy official: There is no girl trapped in Mexico City school

A high-ranking navy official said Thursday there is no missing child at a collapsed Mexico City school that had become a focus of rescue efforts following this week’s deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, though an adult still may be alive in the rubble. Navy Assistant Secretary Angel Enrique Sarmiento said that while there are blood traces...
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