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www.theguardian.com: Mexico earthquake: at least 139 dead after powerful quake – latest updates

Added: 20.09.2017 2:17 | 2 views | 0 comments


Death toll is expected to rise after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes 120km from Mexico City, collapsing buildings and killing more than 139 people


As night falls in Mexico and rescuers continue to look for survivors, the civil defence agency has raised the confirmed number of earthquake fatalities to 139.
Luis Felipe Puente, the head of the agency, said the highest death toll was in the state of Morelas, where at least 64 people have died.


David Agren reports from Mexico City:
Mexicans in the Condesa neighbourhood brought buckets and formed lines to carry away rubble from a badly damaged building. Many arrived in work clothes, anxious to pitch in. Others arrived with bottles of water and pop to refresh the volunteers. Still more made sandwiches to feed them, while others donated masks to prevent dust inhalation.
The outpouring of solidarity was reminiscent of how many ordinary Mexicans heroically helped out after the 1985 quake - although back then the government’s response was lacking and people were forced to fend for themselves.

Mexico City residents are arriving with buckets and bottles of water to pitch in with rescue efforts. Many arrived in their work clothes


There are reports of about 100 people trapped in a collapsed textile factory. I’ll bring more details as I get them.
Associated Press has filed this report on people still trapped in rubble.


Mexican-American film director, Guillermo del Toro has called for internet and phone companies to make their services free for people.

En el sismo del 85 Telmex abrio el@uso gratuito de telefonos. Pido publicamente que cuanta empresa pueda abra su WiFi o internet

In Mexico, hundreds of people are opening their wifi networks up to strangers affected by earthquake.


Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, who said he was flying to Oaxaca when the earthquake hit but immediately returned to Mexico City, has declared Mexican emergency services are available to the whole affected population. He has ordered the evacuation of damaged hospitals, transferring patients to others nearby.
, the governor of Mexico City, has declared an emergency to release support services.

Así es el modelo???


US President Donald Trump has offered his support to Mexico following the earthquake.
The US and Mexico - as well as their neighbours in the Caribbean - have suffered a string of natural disasters in recent weeks and despite diplomatic hostilities between Trump and Mexican leaders, there have been offers of assistance.

God bless the people of Mexico City. We are with you and will be there for you.

Presidente el Perú está listo para prestar la ayuda que sea requerida. Mi solidaridad con el hermano pueblo mexicano.


A Mexican news agency is among the many posting shocking footage of the earthquake’s aftermath, including collapsed buildings and destroyed roads.
The hospitals have begun receiving the injured, and people have been urged to keep the streets clear for emergency services.

Tras sismo, captan explosión dentro de edificio en la Ciudad de México

Devastating images from Mexico City.

Hospital has triage beds set up outside in Mex City

Afectaciones en Autopista México Acapulco tramo Cuernavaca-Chilpancingo.


The death toll is sadly rising swiftly.
Authorities are now reporting at least 119 dead, including 30 in Mexico City, 54 in Morelas, and 11 in Puebla state.


“The building swayed like a hammock,” said Guillermo Salazar, a construction foreman, whose crew was working on a half-finished apartment block.
Everyone escaped the structure unscathed. Salazar credited the earthquake drill two hours earlier with preventing a chaotic situation.


The death toll has risen to 94, with at least 30 dead in Mexico City alone.
Between 50 and 60 people have been pulled alive from rubble, according to Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera, who said at least 44 buildings collapsed.


Reporter Nina Lakhani has described “total chaos” where she is in Mexico City.
Lakhani said huge buildings had collapsed in La Condesa, and the army had arrived.


Videos are emerging of the earthquake and its aftermath, with buildings collapsing across the region and rescuers rushing to free people form the rubble.

Aquí el momento donde un edificio, al parecer en la Colonia Roma colapsa.

Mexico City after earthquake.

My prayers


At least 79 people have been killed in a powerful earthquake in Mexico, with the death toll expected to rise.
The Mexican government did not break down the locations of the deaths, but said they included Mexico City and the states of Morelos, Puebla and Mexico.

NBN to trial tool for detecting in-home copper wiring faults

Added: 19.09.2017 21:32 | 5 views | 0 comments

Pointing out that slow speeds and dropouts can be due to a number of factors, and not necessarily the wholesale network itself, NBN has announced trials of a diagnostic tool for remotely discovering in-home wiring faults.

Tags: Networks
From: www.zdnet.com

GSMA Report Finds Mobile Internet Access Soaring GloballyGSMA Report Finds Mobile Internet Access Soaring Globally

Added: 19.09.2017 17:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

The GSMA's 2017 Mobile Industry Impact Report finds that more people than ever have access to mobile networks and it is taking on several initiatives to support future growth.

Tags: Networks
From: www.eweek.com

Cost effective quantum moves a step closer

Added: 19.09.2017 17:11 | 22 views | 0 comments

Researchers have taken an important step towards enabling quantum networks to be cost-effective and truly secure from attack. The experiments prove the viability of a measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution (QKD) system, based on readily available hardware.

Tags: Networks, Cher
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Aruba Integrates UEBA and Network Access Control in Security FabricAruba Integrates UEBA and Network Access Control in Security Fabric

Added: 19.09.2017 16:13 | 3 views | 0 comments

Aruba's IntroSpect User Entity and Behavior Analytics technology gets integrated with ClearPass network access control to provide an adaptive attack response capability.

From: www.eweek.com

Fox News Calls Rape Allegation Bogus

Added: 19.09.2017 12:16 | 5 views | 0 comments

Fox News is pushing back on a lawsuit filed against the network regarding rape allegations, calling it a "publicity stunt." Fox Business Network host Charles Payne finds himself at the center of a lawsuit filed on behalf of Scottie Nell Hughes, a former Fox contributor. She...

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Crash Override, book review: Gamergate and the battle against online hate

Added: 19.09.2017 10:29 | 6 views | 0 comments

Game developer Zoë Quinn recounts her experience of 'Gamergate', which prompted the creation of the Crash Override Network to provide support and advice for victims of online hate.

From: www.zdnet.com

Ten Network creditors accept CBS takeover bid

Added: 19.09.2017 7:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

The US network beats a rival offer from Lachlan Murdoch to buy the struggling broadcaster.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes files lawsuit alleging she was raped by Fox Business host Charles Payne

Added: 19.09.2017 4:40 | 6 views | 0 comments


Political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes, who this year said she was raped in July 2013 by Fox Business Network host Charles Payne, made that allegation in a civil lawsuit filed Monday.
Payne was suspended from his role as an on-air host July 6 while the allegations, made to Fox News and its parent,...

From: www.latimes.com

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