Indigenous Huichol people in Nayarit.

Tensions rise between Huichol, ranchers

There could be a violent faceoff tomorrow in Huajimic

Tensions are rising in the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains of Huajimic, Nayarit, where indigenous Huichol people are locked in a bitter dispute with cattle ranchers over who owns 10,000 hectares FULL STORY

The search for Frida Sofía has been called off.

Trapped 12-year-old girl did not exist

Students at Mexico City school have been accounted for: there was no Frida Sofía

The search for Frida Sofía is over: it turns out there was no such person trapped in the rubble of a school in Mexico City. There might be one person FULL STORY

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Damage was severe in Jojutla.

From terror to grief for people of Jojutla

19 people died here and hundreds of buildings collapsed in Tuesday's earthquake

The initial terror of Tuesday’s powerful earthquake that devastated parts of central Mexico has turned to grief in the municipality of Jojutla, Morelos, as residents begin to come to terms FULL STORY

Damage at a Puebla church.

Puebla museum in danger of collapse

Building housing the Regional Museum of Puebla was constructed in 1790

The Regional Museum of Puebla, also known also as Museo Casa del Alfeñique and believed to be the state’s oldest, is in danger of collapse. The 18th-century structure was the FULL STORY

Rescue workers at the Tlalpan apartment building.

Search intensifies at apartment building

5-year-old girl, two others believed trapped between floors in Tlalpan

Two days after the earthquake collapsed a 10-unit apartment building in Tlalpan, Mexico City, rescue workers believed this morning they were close to finding three people trapped in the debris. FULL STORY

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Enrique Rébsamen school, where rescuers search for children.

School search still on after contact with girl

Rescue workers spoke with 12-year-old but have been unable to reach her

The search for survivors of Tuesday’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake is continuing at the Enrique Rébsamen school in southern Mexico City where a 12-year-old girl identified as Frida Sofía and up to FULL STORY

Google CEO Sundar Pichai: million-dollar donation.

Google, Facebook, AT&T give $1 million

Donors come forward with money for victims of both earthquakes

Individuals and businesses, both Mexican and international, have come forward with pledges of millions of dollars in donations to aid victims of Tuesday’s massive earthquake. Leading the way were technology FULL STORY

Rescue workers call for quiet as they listen for voices in the rubble.

Earthquake toll 273; rescue work continues

57 people have been rescued from fallen buildings in Mexico City

There are 273 people confirmed dead after Tuesday’s earthquake, the national Civil Protection office said at 4:00pm today, and another 200 people are missing. There were 137 deaths in Mexico FULL STORY

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Earthquake damage in southern Mexico.

Earthquakes expose MX’s deep inequality

Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico’s two poorest states, took the harshest blow

Early in the morning on September 16, 1810, priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla rang the bell of his church in the small town of Dolores, near Guanajuato, Mexico. His parishioners FULL STORY

These tortillas are more likely to be herbicide-free.

GM corn found in over 90% of tortillas in MX

UNAM research team also found the herbicide glyphosate

A team of researchers has been surprised by the discovery that slightly over 90% of tortillas sold in Mexico contain traces of genetically modified corn. Overall, the study by the FULL STORY

Harvesting corn in Baja California.

BC farmers condemn water sale to US

Boundary commission offices occupied in Mexicali

Dozens of farmers from the state of Baja California set up camp yesterday in the car park of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) in the capital of Mexicali FULL STORY

Debris from a fallen building in Mexico City.

Rescue efforts reveal a city of volunteers

Army of residents joins rescue workers in the search for earthquake victims

The solidarity of Mexico City residents with the victims of yesterday’s powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake is shining through as thousands of people have come forward to contribute to rescue efforts, turning FULL STORY

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The school where victims remained trapped this morning.

37 confirmed killed in collapse of school

30 victims were believed trapped in the debris this morning

Thirty-seven people, including 32 children, have been confirmed dead after the collapse of a school in the southern Mexico City borough of Coyoacán during yesterday’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake. More victims remained FULL STORY

The building in Colonia del Valle in which people were still missing this morning.

Many feared trapped in Colonia del Valle

Families missing in debris of two buildings that fell

“My husband Leopoldo and my son Gerson!” a woman screamed, seemingly on the verge of fainting. “They’re on the third floor, help me, please!” she implored rescue workers. “My family FULL STORY

Avocados can be purchased online in China.

Mexican avocados with a mouse click

Alibaba selling the fruit online in China through its produce platform

Chinese consumers can now purchase fresh Mexican avocados online thanks to a partnership between e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and ProMéxico, a federal agency that promotes international trade and investment. The FULL STORY

The scene last night at a building that collapsed in Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City

Looking for survivors in Roma, Condesa

Efforts continued through the night to locate victims in two buildings

Rescue workers in Mexico City labored through the night at two buildings in the borough of Cuauhtémoc that were toppled by yesterday’s earthquake. Ten people were believed to be inside FULL STORY

A building that collapsed yesterday in Cuernavaca.

14 municipalities hit by quake in Morelos

'A significant part of Jojutla is destroyed:' Governor Ramírez

Fourteen of the 33 municipalities in the state of Morelos reported damages in yesterday’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake with at least 71 deaths recorded, the second highest toll after Mexico City. The FULL STORY

Rescue efforts under way at a collapsed building in Mexico City.

225 people killed in yesterday’s quake

Rescue work continues in Mexico City, where 45 buildings collapsed

The federal public safety office has confirmed that 225 people have been killed in yesterday’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake. Civil Protection director Luis Felipe Puente said at 9:00am that 94 lost their FULL STORY

Post-Max flooding in Guerrero.

Disaster funds sought for victims of Max

3,500 families believed affected in 25 Guerrero municipalities

Floodwaters are receding after Hurricane Max made landfall in Guerrero last week, leaving 25 municipalities awaiting disaster relief funds. The category 1 hurricane did most of its damage in the FULL STORY

Aid for Oaxaca earthquake victims.

Politics at work in Oaxaca quake aid

Observation mission finds three parties active in distribution

The distribution of aid to victims of the September 7 earthquake is being openly used for political purposes in the worst affected region of the country, according to non-governmental organizations FULL STORY

Remains of a building after today's quakes.

Earthquake death toll is 120 in five states

29 buildings have collapsed in Mexico City, where rescuers look for victims in the debris

At least 120 people have been reported dead following today’s earthquakes in Morelos and Puebla, and the death toll may well rise further as rescue workers and volunteers scramble to FULL STORY

Artist's rendering of the new theme park in Quintana Roo.

$840mn theme park announced for QR

Mayan-themed park will be built on 120 hectares near Playa del Carmen

A US $840-million theme park based on Mayan culture will be built near Playa del Carmen in Quintana Roo. At a ceremony held at the president’s residence in Mexico City, FULL STORY

Scene from The Motive.

Film wins award at Toronto festival

Spanish-Mexican production The Motive won the Special Presentations award

The Mexican film industry earned international recognition last weekend when a Spanish-Mexican production called The Motive won the Special Presentations prize at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). El autor, as the FULL STORY

A Soriana store turned to rubble today in Mexico City.

Buildings collapse in 2 simultaneous quakes

No reports of fatalities or injuries after 7.1 and 6.8 earthquakes

Reports are now indicating severe damage in various parts of Mexico City after two earthquakes that struck simulataneously at 1:14pm today. There have been no reports of fatalities or injuries FULL STORY