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Major quake shakes southern Mexico, at least six killed

Jun 24 2020

LA CRUCECITA, Mexico A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck southern Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday, killing at least six people and seriously injuring others in isolated villages, while causing damage to buildings hundreds of miles away in Mexico City. | Video

Fearing coronavirus, expectant mothers avoid hospitals in southern Mexico

Apr 21 2020

UNION HIDALGO, Mexico Juanita Zarate says she has helped deliver hundreds of babies in 45 years working as a midwife in an indigenous community in southern Mexico.

Language barriers, social distancing: Mexico's indigenous face coronavirus

Apr 03 2020

TEOTITLAN DEL VALLE, Oaxaca Deep in the foothills of Mexico's Sierra Juarez mountains, Juana Lazaro washes her hands vigorously, lathering up to her elbows and scrubbing between her fingers then rinsing them several times with cold water.

Rebel indigenous Mexican weaver talks to his threads

Jan 16 2020

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico Indigenous weaver and fashion designer Alberto Lopez knew he wanted to be a traditional weaver early on, but there was a problem: the artisans who worked the looms in his village in the lush mountains of southern Mexico were all women. | Video

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.

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