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Powerful 6.9 Magnitude Quake Shakes Mexico Anew

By MARK LORENZANA Another powerful earthquake shook Mexico in the early-morning hours of Thursday, Sept. 22, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9, according to the National Seismological Service (SSN). The quake, which hit at 1:16 a.m. in the morning and sent nervous residents across the capital and central Mexico rushing into the street, was, in fact, an aftershock of the

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Mexico City Government Collects Millions for Deaths of Endangered Rabbits

By MARK LORENZANA The Chapultepec Zoo, located in Chapultepec Park, Mexico City, is the oldest and best-known wildlife park in the country. It is also home to the only reproductive colony in the world of teporingos, also known as zacatuches or volcano rabbits, which are an endemic and highly endangered species. However, the capital government has allegedly collected millions of

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Mexico Hit by 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake

By MARK LORENZANA A 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico on the afternoon of Monday, Sept. 19, just minutes after a nationwide earthquake drill, or “simulacro,” was held to commemorate the victims of the 1985 and 2017 earthquakes. Mexico’s National Seismological Service reported that the epicenter of the quake was 63 kilometers south of Coalcomán, Michoacán. According to Mexico City Governor

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