Magnitude-7.2 earthquake sparks panic in Mexico City, Acapulco
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where broken windows and debris fell, but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties.
Powerful Mexico quake sends panicked people into the streets
ACAPULCO, Mexico --A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where broken windows and debris fell, but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties. The U.S ...
Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes central and southern Mexico; no immediate word on casualties
ACAPULCO, Mexico – A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. The U.S. Geological Survey ...
Earthquake hits Mexico, shakes buildings
A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, although there were no early reports of major damage. The magnitude 7.2 quake was centered in the southwestern state of Guerrero ...
Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings
Striking close to the popular beach resort of Acapulco, the 7.2 magnitude quake sent people scurrying out of homes and hotels, causing brief panic from the Pacific coast to states in central and eastern parts of Mexico. At least 127, mostly adobe homes ...
Mexico quake: Is it just me, or are the temblors heading for L.A.?
A magnitude 7.2 temblor hit Mexico on Friday, with shaking felt across much of the country. Is it just me, oh fellow residents of La La Land, or does it feel like — in earthquake-speak — the Big One is getting just a little too close for comfort?
Mexico nabs No. 2 in Beltran-Leyva gang
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police said Wednesday they have captured a man identified as the second highest-ranking figure in the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel.
Mexico probes death of pregnant woman at clinic
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said Wednesday it will investigate the latest apparent case of denial of medical care for poor women, after a pregnant Mixtec Indian woman died in a clinic along with the fetus.
Mexico launches probe into migrant killings
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says it is launching an investigation into the deaths of four migrants attacked by an armed gang aboard a freight train in southern Mexico.
Mexico telecom watchdog sets minimum price for TV auction
Mexico's telecom watchdog on Wednesday set a minimum bid price of 830 million pesos ($63.37 million) for two new free-to-air channels which are up for grabs as part of an effort to increase competition in the country's television and phone sectors. The IFT last month laid out the bidding process for the two concessions, which were approved as part of a constitutional reform to Mexico's ...
Mexico arrests mayor for drug cartel extortion
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in western Mexico arrested the mayor of a city that once served as a stronghold of the Knights Templar drug cartel on charges that he helped the gang extort money from city council members.
Mexico Shrugs Off 7.2 Earthquake, But Can't Toast To Survival Due To Alcohol Ban For Holy Week
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico woke up Friday with a shake. A magnitude 7.2 earthquake, to be precise, with the epicenter just north of Acapulco, that was felt all over the country's southern states and up to Mexico City. And while most of the country barely felt it -- there were no injuries or material losses -- and went on with the day, shrugging off another one of Mexico's many quakes, I was not as ...
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