Friday, October 20, 2017

Mexico Earthquake

A 13-year-old boy from Iztapalapa, who along with his sister was seriously injured by a collapsing wall in last week's earthquake, is fed by his mother as he recuperates at the Magdalena de las Salinas trauma hospital, accompanied by their father, in Mexico City, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017.

BY MARK STEVENSON MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tree branch saved a maintenance mechanic from the collapsing building where a dozen co-workers died when last week’s earthquake rocked central Mexico. A slap across the face startled a dazed father back ...
Maria Susana Fernandez Lopez embraces a neighbor outside the Francisco Kino school, which was turned into a temporary shelter for residents evacuated from a large apartment complex in the Tlalpan neighborhood of Mexico City, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.

BY CHRISTINE ARMARIO and NATACHA PISARENKO MEXICO CITY (AP) — Inside the Francisco Kino Elementary School a miniature city has emerged at the site of a shelter for people who lost their homes in last week’s deadly earthquake. On the ...
Workers shovel papers and debris off the top of the rubble of a building that collapsed in last week's 7.1 magnitude earthquake, at the corner of Gabriel Mancera and Escocia streets in the Del Valle neighborhood of Mexico City, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.

BY CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican government officials are tallying up the economic losses of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that caused widespread damage in the capital, but for the manager of a downtown restaurant, the result is already ...
In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 photo, Isabel Campana, 28, holds up a closed fist as a gesture to maintain silence outside a collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City.

BY NATACHA PISARENKO MEXICO CITY (AP) — When a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico, toppling buildings and leaving hundreds of people trapped, Mexicans quickly mobilized a mammoth rescue operation involving police, firefighters, soldiers and other professionals bolstered by an ...
Rescue workers quickly evacuate the site of a felled office building brought down by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake, in the Roma Norte neighborhood of Mexico City, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.

BY MARIA VERZA MEXICO CITY (AP) — Search teams were still digging in dangerous piles of rubble Monday, hoping against the odds to find survivors at collapsed buildings in Mexico City, where the death toll from the Sept. 19 earthquake ...
Architect Victor Marquez appraises an earthquake-damaged building, in Mexico City, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

BY MARIA TERESA HERNANDEZ MEXICO CITY (AP) — In quake-stricken Mexico City, hundreds of architects and engineers are rushing to do triage, diagnose and classify some very worrisome patients: the thousands of buildings that suffered cracks of varying size and ...
Rescue workers race against the clock to reach possible survivors trapped inside the office building on Alvaro Obregon Avenue in the Roma Norte neighborhood of Mexico City, at sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.

BY ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and REGINA GARCIA CANO LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Luis Ramirez finally reached his mother after the powerful Mexico earthquake, he learned her home was so badly damaged that it had to be demolished. He considered ...
In this Sept. 16, 2017, file photo, Canadian singer Shawn Mendes performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Shawn Mendes has launched an online fundraiser to help those affected by the Mexican earthquake just days after he escaped safely from the quake ahead of a planned show in Mexico City, an incident he called “pretty scary.” The Canadian ...
Residents, some rescue volunteers, have a late dinner at a restaurant in Mexico City's La Condesa neighborhood, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, four days after the 7.1 earthquake.

BY CHRISTINE ARMARIO, CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and MARIA VERZA MEXICO 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 ...
Search and rescue efforts continue at the Enrique Rebsamen school in Mexico City, Mexico, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

BY GISELA SALOMON and MARIA VERZA MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She ...
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