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Hundreds of migrants in southern Mexico board 'The Beast' heading north

Apr 26 2019

IXTEPEC, Mexico Hundreds of migrants hoping to reach the United States boarded a freight train in southern Mexico late on Thursday, frustrated by efforts to slow their progress by the Mexican government, which is under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump.

Welcome for migrants cools in Mexican town weary of caravans

Apr 20 2019

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico So many migrants have stopped in the southern Mexican town of Mapastepec in recent months that longstanding public sympathy for Central Americans traveling northward is starting to wane.

About 300 endangered sea turtles found dead off Mexican coast

Aug 29 2018

SANTA MARIA COLOTEPEC, Mexico About 300 endangered sea turtles were found dead off the southern coast of Mexico on Tuesday, trapped in fishing nets, shortly after more than 100 dead turtles were recovered. | Video

Mexico politician, party members killed days before election

Jun 26 2018

OAXACA CITY, Mexico Days before Mexico's July 1 presidential election, five members of the leftist poll-leader's party were found dead in the southern state of Oaxaca, state prosecutors said, the latest victims in the bloodiest election cycle in recent history.

Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake

Feb 17 2018

SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damage from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday. | Video

Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake

Feb 17 2018

SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday.

Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake

Feb 17 2018

SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico, Feb 17 At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday.

Mexico's strongest quake in 85 years kills dozens in the poor south

Sep 09 2017

JUCHITAN, Mexico At least 61 people died when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings and forced mass evacuations in the poor southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas, triggering alerts as far away as Southeast Asia. | Video

Honduran kids flee terror at home, hope for opportunity in U.S.

Jun 25 2014

IXTEPEC Mexico Driven from home by threats of gang violence and extortion and drawn to the U.S. by hopes of education and opportunity, Carlos, a 15-year-old from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, is stuck in southern Mexico, living in a shelter and trying to figure out how to get to California.

Honduran kids flee terror at home, hope for opportunity in U.S.

Jun 25 2014

IXTEPEC Mexico Driven from home by threats of gang violence and extortion and drawn to the U.S. by hopes of education and opportunity, Carlos, a 15-year-old from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, is stuck in southern Mexico, living in a shelter and trying to figure out how to get to California.

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