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Hope fades in search for Mexico quake survivors

Mexico - Time pressed on Mexico on Thursday as rescuers looking for survivors picked through the rubble of buildings felled by a powerful earthquake two days earlier, with hopes fading as the hours rolled by.Authorities put the death toll from Tuesday's 7.

Clinging to hope as clock ticks, quake-hit Mexicans wait and pray

Mexico - A frail, elderly woman wipes away tears as she takes in the harrowing sight: a bulletin board with the names of people still trapped in the rubble of one of the many buildings leveled in Mexico's killer earthquake.

Sad, false alarm in Mexico: reports of girl trapped in quake rubble denied

Mexico - A young girl supposedly trapped in the rubble of a Mexico City school toppled by a powerful quake this week never existed, officials said Thursday, denying accounts that had gripped all of Mexico and spurred international media attention.

Hope fading for survivors as Mexico search enters third day

Mexico - Mexico waited anxiously on Thursday for signs of life in the rubble of collapsed buildings as a desperate search for survivors of a devastating earthquake entered a third day.Authorities put the death toll following Tuesday's 7.

Volunteers rush to rescue in aftermath of Mexico quake

Mexico - Climbing onto a pile of rubble that used to be a building may not seem the most obvious thing to do for someone who has just survived an earthquake.But that is how thousands of Mexicans have reacted to the deadly 7.

Desperate parents, missing children at quake-hit Mexico City school

Mexico - Adriana Fargo nervously bites her lip as she waits for news on the fate of her seven-year-old daughter, feared buried in the earthquake-hit remains of a Mexico City elementary and middle school.

Scramble for survivors as quake flattens Mexico City buildings

Mexico - When the earthquake hit, it sent panicked people running into the street but many weren't so lucky. The dust settled minutes later to reveal a landscape of flattened buildings and rubble in the heart of Mexico City."Awful.

21 children among 149 dead in powerful Mexico quake

Mexico - At least 149 people were killed when a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, including 21 children crushed beneath an elementary school that was reduced to rubble.

Mexico City shaken by 7.1 magnitude quake

Mexico - A 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday, destroying buildings and causing an unknown number of casualties on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.

Mexico mothers dig through nation's dirt for missing children

Veracruz - Martha Gonzalez used to have the soft hands of a homemaker.But they have grown callused and leathery since she started digging up bodies in search of her son, Alberto, one of Mexico's tens of thousands of missing people.

Mexicans march to protest violence against women

Mexico - Thousands of women of all ages marched Sunday through Mexico City, demanding justice in the case of a young woman who was kidnapped and murdered.

Max threatens earthquake-hit area of Mexico with 'torrential' rains

Mexico - Hours after barreling into Mexico's Pacific coast as a Category One hurricane, Max was downgraded to a tropical storm Thursday, threatening parts of Mexico's southwest with inundating rains.

Mexico quake toll rises to 96

Mexico - Authorities recovered more bodies Monday from the rubble of the Mexico's huge earthquake, bringing the death toll to 96 as the president prepares to visit the worst-hit region, his office said.

Mourners sob, sift wreckage of huge Mexico quake

Juchitan - Sobbing Mexican families followed coffins through the streets and picked nervously at the ruins of their homes Sunday as help trickled in after a huge earthquake killed 90 people.

Race to rescue survivors of Mexico quake as storm Katia strikes the east

Juchitan - Police, soldiers and emergency workers raced to rescue survivors from the ruins of Mexico's most powerful earthquake in a century, which killed at least 61 people, as storm Katia menaced the country's eastern coast Saturday with heavy rains.

Mexico's alert system plays its part as quake strikes

Mexico - Sirens wailed across Mexico City late Thursday warning its estimated 20 million population of a rapidly approaching quake from the Pacific, the latest use of its effective early warning system.

Mexico's biggest quake in century kills at least 35

Mexico - Mexico's most powerful earthquake in a century killed at least 35 people, officials said Friday, after it struck the Pacific coast, wrecking homes and sending families fleeing into the streets.President Enrique Pena Nieto described the 8.

Mexico's chief prosecutor under fire over Ferrari

Mexico - Mexico's chief prosecutor has come under scrutiny this week after an anti-corruption NGO revealed he registered a Ferrari to a false address outside Mexico City, a ruse normally used by tax-dodgers.

NAFTA negotiators promise results at next talks

Mexico - Negotiators overhauling the North American Free Trade Agreement said Tuesday they would have "results" by the end of the month, but left some of the stickiest issues hanging as they wrapped up their latest talks.

NAFTA negotiators promise results at next talks

Mexico - Negotiators overhauling the North American Free Trade Agreement said Tuesday they would have "results" by the end of the month, but left some of the stickiest issues hanging as they wrapped up their latest talks.
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