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Mexico to receive $150 million from catastrophe bond after quake

Mexico to receive $  150 million from catastrophe bond after quakeMexico’s will receive a pay out of $ 150 million from a catastrophe bond after a Sept. 7 quake met parameters for magnitude, location and depth, the finance ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. Mexico was hit by two devastating quakes last month, the Sept. 19 tremor that hit Mexico City hard and an even more powerful earthquake that struck the country’s south on Sept. 7.



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Mexico quake: In the ruins of home

Mexico quake: In the ruins of homeRubble is all that remains of hundreds of houses rent asunder by the earthquake that struck Mexico in September, leaving owners lodging with relatives or friends, hoping their homes can be rebuilt or they can find new ones.



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Mexico offers aid to Puerto Rico after Donald Trump's 'terrible and abominable' visit

Mexico offers aid to Puerto Rico after Donald Trump's 'terrible and abominable' visitEarthquake-hit Mexico has itself offered aid to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s destructive passage through the Caribbean. The offer came on Wednesday, a day after President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico. Mexico’s offer comes in the context of strained relations with the US in the months since Mr Trump took office.



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Portraits of earthquake volunteer rescuers in Mexico

Portraits of earthquake volunteer rescuers in MexicoMexicans have responded to last week’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake with an outpouring of neighborly charity and civic activism. Here, snapshots of volunteers.



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One week on, jittery Mexico far from coming to grips with quake

One week on, jittery Mexico far from coming to grips with quakeA week after an earthquake that killed more than 300 people, a shaken Mexico was torn Tuesday between trying to get back to normal and keeping up an increasingly hopeless search for survivors. Improbably, it hit just two hours after an annual earthquake drill, turning Mexico City’s most seismically unstable neighborhoods into something out of a post-apocalyptic movie. Scores more were killed in the states of Morelos, Puebla, Mexico, Guerrero and Oaxaca.



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Most schools in Mexico City still closed after earthquake

Most schools in Mexico City still closed after earthquakeBy Lizbeth Diaz and Ana Isabel Martinez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Most schools in Mexico City remained closed on Monday after last week’s deadly earthquake, but children outside the capital were set to return to their classrooms even though aftershocks are still jolting the country. Search operations in Mexico City were narrowed to five buildings destroyed last Tuesday by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake that killed at least 320 people, Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera told local broadcaster Televisa on Monday. “These are the places where rescue efforts continue,” said Mancera, ticking off locations in central and southern portions of the metropolis.



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Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City district

Earthquake dims stylish nightlife in Mexico City districtMEXICO CITY (AP) — In the stylish Condesa neighborhood, young revelers typically spill out from dimly lit bars and restaurants on a Friday night. But the first weekend since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake toppled buildings just blocks away began on a somber note.



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Another Mexico Earthquake Sends Panicked People to Streets

Another Mexico Earthquake Sends Panicked People to StreetsA 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday and was felt in the capital, where residents ran into the streets and rescuers briefly stopped combing the rubble left by a bigger tremor earlier this week.



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New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery MexicoMEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes that together have killed more than 400 people.



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Deadly aftershock, volcanic ash spread alarm in Mexico

Deadly aftershock, volcanic ash spread alarm in MexicoBy Michael O’Boyle and Noe Torres MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.2 aftershock that shook Mexico on Saturday was blamed for five deaths, spreading fear among anxious residents reeling from a string of natural disasters and interrupting the search for survivors from a bigger tremor earlier this week. The Popocatepetl volcano south of Mexico City sent a column of ash into the sky, capping an intense period of seismic activity including two powerful tremors this month that have killed more than 400 people and caused damage of up to $ 8 billion. Mexico’s capital was shattered by Tuesday’s magnitude 7.1 quake that flattened dozens of buildings and killed at least 307 people.



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