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Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico today, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, though there were no early reports of major damage. The magnitude 7.5 quake was centred in the southwestern state of Guerrero, close to the Pacific beach resort of Acapulco, the US Geological Survey (USGS)... Read More

A woman carries bags of goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state yesterday. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil

A woman carries bags of goods out of a supermarket that was looted during a police strike in Salvador, Bahia state yesterday. A police strike has unleashed violent crime in Brazil's third-largest city just two months before it is set to welcome hordes of soccer fans for the World Cup. – Reuters, April 18, 2014

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