|
|
|
|
Search: 
Latin American Herald Tribune
Venezuela Overview
Venezuelan Embassies & Consulates Around The World
Sites/Blogs about Venezuela
Venezuelan Newspapers
Facts about Venezuela
Venezuela Tourism
Embassies in Caracas

Colombia Overview
Colombian Embassies & Consulates Around the World
Government Links
Embassies in Bogota
Media
Sites/Blogs about Colombia
Educational Institutions

Stocks

Commodities
Crude Oil
US Gasoline Prices
Natural Gas
Gold
Silver
Copper

Euro
UK Pound
Australia Dollar
Canada Dollar
Brazil Real
Mexico Peso
India Rupee

Antigua & Barbuda
Aruba
Barbados
Cayman Islands
Cuba
Curacao
Dominica

Grenada
Haiti
Jamaica
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Belize
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Honduras
Nicaragua
Panama

Bahamas
Bermuda
Mexico

Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Guyana
Paraguay
Peru
Uruguay

What's New at LAHT?
Follow Us On Facebook
Follow Us On Twitter
Most Viewed on the Web
Popular on Twitter
Receive Our Daily Headlines


  HOME | Mexico

Death Toll from Sept. 19 Quake in Mexico Rises to 360

MEXICO CITY – The death toll from the earthquake last Sept. 19 in central Mexico has risen to 360 after rescue workers found the bodies of two people trapped in a building that collapsed in the capital.

In updating the preliminary number of those killed by the magnitude-7.1 quake, the national emergency management coordinator, Luis Felipe Puente, noted that 219 of the fatalities were in Mexico City.

There were also 74 deaths in Morelos, 45 in Puebla, 15 in Mexico State, six in Guerrero and one in Oaxaca, Puente said on his Twitter account.

Before dawn Saturday, around 5:00 am, rescue workers in a building at 286 Alvaro Obregon Ave. extracted the bodies of two people, a man and a woman.

Forty bodies had already been removed from that six-story building, 24 men and 16 women, after it collapsed from the seismic shift, Mexico City government representative Valentin Oņate told reporters.

Oņate said that two of those victims have not yet been identified.

Meanwhile, Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera told a press conference that 25 people who had been injured in the earthquake are still hospitalized, while in the last few hours five others were released from medical care.

Four of those hospitalized are in serious condition, while the rest expect to be released from hospital soon, Mancera said.

 

Enter your email address to subscribe to free headlines (and great cartoons so every email has a happy ending!) from the Latin American Herald Tribune:

 

Copyright Latin American Herald Tribune - 2005-2015 © All rights reserved