Tag: Mexico

Mexico’s Second Quake in Two Weeks: Hundreds dead

Newsroom24x7 Network Mexico City: At least 217 people have died after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck 75 miles southeast of Mexico City on Tuesday. The quake comes just two weeks after Mexico registered its strongest earthquake in a century, at a magnitude of 8.1, killing at least ninety and destroying thousands of residences. The disaster, which

Continue reading

Record handling of automobiles at Mumbai Port

Newsroom24x7 Staff Mumbai: Continuing its march to set ever higher records of handling cars, Mumbai Port has set a new record of shipment of 6316 cars on a single ship on its new berth OCT- 2. This is a quantum jump over the previous record of shipment of 5376 cars. The ship M. V. HOEGH

Continue reading

India and Mexico condemn terrorism in all its forms

Newsroom24x7 Staff Mexico City: While condemning terrorism, the India-Mexico Joint Statement issued during Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s working visit to Mexico today, has also reaffirmed the importance to have an effective multilateral system, with the United Nations at its core, and agreed on the importance of continuing to support the progress in the

Continue reading

Investigation on Mayor’s assassination gathers momentum in Mexico

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mexico : The state government of Morelos in Mexico has speeded the investigation of assassination, which took place in the weekend. The investigative agencies began their work since Sunday, and the work has gathered momentum today, as the second day of interrogating the suspected murderers of Gisela Raquel Mota Ocampo, mayor of Temixco

Continue reading

Hurricane Patricia – Mexico prepares with massive evacuation

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mexico : US National Hurricane Center issued alarming warnings and triggered off massive evacuations and hectic vacate plans, stating, ‘Potentially catastrophic Hurricane Patricia should make landfall in Mexico in the next several hours.’ The centre added that it has been projected as the strongest storm that had recorded in the eastern Pacific or

Continue reading

Mistaken Identity – Egyptian forces kill Mexican tourists

Newsroom24x7 Desk Egypt : Security forces in Egypt mistakenly killed 12 people, including Mexican tourists while giving shape to an anti-terror operation in the Wahat area of the western dessert. Ten Mexicans and Egyptians were also injured and are being treated in a local hospital. Egyptian Ministry said it had formed a team to investigate

Continue reading

50 countries do not meet fiscal transparency requirements: US Report

Newsroom24x7 Flash The US department of State has concluded that, of the 140 governments that were potential beneficiaries of foreign assistance and were evaluated 50 did not meet the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. Of these, eleven governments made significant progress toward meeting the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. On January 14, US Secretary of

Continue reading

Review of natural catastrophes in 2014: Lower losses from weather extremes and earthquakes

The absence of very severe catastrophes and a quiet hurricane season in the North Atlantic meant that losses from natural catastrophes in 2014 were much lower. At US$ 7bn, the most expensive event in terms of overall loss was Cyclone Hudhud in India. Around 7,700 people lost their lives in natural catastrophes. “Though tragic in

Continue reading