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A photographer who made a name shooting Mexico’s ’85 earthquake is now fighting for his life

A photographer who made a name shooting Mexico’s ’85 earthquake is now fighting for his life

Wesley Bocxe got his break in photojournalism covering a devastating 1985 earthquake in Mexico, which killed an estimated 10,000 people. Exactly 32 years later, on Sept. 19, another massive earthquake struck Mexico. And this time, it toppled his home, leaving Bocxe seriously injured and killing his wife, Elizabeth Esguerra Rosas. Bocxe grew up in New […]

Earthquake death toll climbs to 225 in Mexico as frantic search continues for survivors

Earthquake death toll climbs to 225 in Mexico as frantic search continues for survivors

MEXICO CITY — Rescuers searched massive piles of rubble for any signs of life Wednesday morning after dozens of buildings collapsed across central Mexico in Tuesday’s violent earthquake, which killed at least 225 people, injured at least 1,000 and caused chaos in Mexico’s capital. Firefighters, soldiers and volunteers worked through the night clearing debris and […]

Shocking Videos, Photos Show Destruction After Mexico 7.1 Earthquake

Shocking Videos, Photos Show Destruction After Mexico 7.1 Earthquake

Mexico just experienced another major earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Mexico’s seismological agency set the magnitude at 6.8 and said its center was east of the city in the state of Puebla. The first videos and images are coming up on social media and the scenes show […]

Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes Mexico

Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes Mexico

MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, crumbling buildings and sending thousands of people in Mexico City fleeing into the streets screaming. The temblor caused buildings to sway violently in the center of Mexico City, including in the historic districts of El Centro and Roma. But it was not immediately clear […]

Norma becomes a hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico

Norma becomes a hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico

Tropical Storm Norma has strengthened into a category 1 hurricane off the Pacific coast of Mexico, forecasters say. The storm is expected to make landfall on the Baja California peninsula on Tuesday night. (more) Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES As of 9 p.m. MT on Friday, the center of Norma was located about 85 kilometers (55 miles) […]

8.1 magnitude earthquake is one of the strongest to ever hit Mexico

8.1 magnitude earthquake is one of the strongest to ever hit Mexico

And a hurricane may be on the way. A map showing the intensity of shaking during the September 7 earthquake off the coast of Mexico. USGS A massive magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck Mexico just before midnight on Thursday. The quake—widely considered to be among the strongest to ever hit the country—originated deep in the Earth […]

Death toll in Mexico from Tropical Storm Lidia rises to 7

Death toll in Mexico from Tropical Storm Lidia rises to 7

The death toll from Tropical Storm Lidia that swept across Mexico’s Baja California peninsula has risen to seven, officials said Saturday. Five of the deaths occurred at the resort town of Cabo San Lucas, the local government said. Erasmo Palemon, attorney general for the state of Baja California Sur said that while the deaths were […]

US citizens warned about traveling to Mexico’s Cancun and Los Cabos

US citizens warned about traveling to Mexico’s Cancun and Los Cabos

MEXICO CITY — The U.S. State Department has warned its citizens about traveling to Cancun and Los Cabos, two of Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations, after a spike in violence in those regions. A travel advisory issued Tuesday upgraded the warnings for two states, Quintana Roo and Baja California Sur, saying turf battles between criminal […]

City of Oxnard and Ocotlán, Mexico Celebrate 53 Years of Sisterhood

City of Oxnard and Ocotlán, Mexico Celebrate 53 Years of Sisterhood

The City of Oxnard and Ocotlán, Jalisco, Mexico celebrated their 53rd annual Sister City visit this morning at Plaza Park.  Representatives of the municipality of Ocotlán, Jalisco, Mexico traveled to Oxnard this year.  They are scheduled to partake in local activities from July 26 to July 29, 2017. Mayor Pro Tem Carmen Ramirez, Councilmember Oscar […]

Commentary: Mexico commits biological warfare on U.S.

Commentary: Mexico commits biological warfare on U.S.

Imperial Beach sunset Feb. 19, 2017 Mexicans released an estimated 143 million gallons of raw sewage into California beaches for a period spanning at least 18 days. There was no alert that it was coming. NAFTA and other international treaties that establish fair warning and other notification measures meant nothing to them. The sewage was […]

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