|
|
|
|
Search: 
Latin American Herald Tribune
Venezuela Overview
Venezuelan Embassies & Consulates Around The World
Sites/Blogs about Venezuela
Venezuelan Newspapers
Facts about Venezuela
Venezuela Tourism
Embassies in Caracas

Colombia Overview
Colombian Embassies & Consulates Around the World
Government Links
Embassies in Bogota
Media
Sites/Blogs about Colombia
Educational Institutions

Stocks

Commodities
Crude Oil
US Gasoline Prices
Natural Gas
Gold
Silver
Copper

Euro
UK Pound
Australia Dollar
Canada Dollar
Brazil Real
Mexico Peso
India Rupee

Antigua & Barbuda
Aruba
Barbados
Cayman Islands
Cuba
Curacao
Dominica

Grenada
Haiti
Jamaica
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Belize
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Honduras
Nicaragua
Panama

Bahamas
Bermuda
Mexico

Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Guyana
Paraguay
Peru
Uruguay

What's New at LAHT?
Follow Us On Facebook
Follow Us On Twitter
Most Viewed on the Web
Popular on Twitter
Receive Our Daily Headlines


  HOME | Mexico

Mexico Thanks Those around the World Who Helped after Earthquake

MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s government has expressed its gratitude for “the international community’s support and solidarity” following the powerful earthquakes on Sept. 7 and Sept. 19.

After the quakes, which killed 98 people and 331 people, respectively, “the international community immediately offered support, and Mexico accepts with gratitude the assistance from all countries,” the Foreign Relations Secretariat said in a statement.

“Heads of state and of government from countries around the world, local authorities and international organizations have sent messages of solidarity, expressing their willingness to assist the people affected” by the earthquakes, the secretariat said.

Mexico has received technical and material support from 23 countries, the United Nations and the European Union.

These countries sent 501 rescue workers, 32 search dogs, equipment and tons of humanitarian supplies.

“Our country thanks Germany, Argentina, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, the United Arab Emirates, Spain, the United States, Honduras, Israel, Japan, Panama, Peru, South Korea, Russia, the Vatican, Switzerland, Turkey and Venezuela,” the secretariat said.

The government also acknowledged “generous offers of assistance” from Armenia, Australia, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Slovakia, France, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Kuwait, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Palestine, Paraguay, Poland, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic and South Africa.

One person from Argentina, one from South Korea, one from Spain, one from Panama and five people from Taiwan were among the victims of the Sept. 19 earthquake in central Mexico, officials said.

 

Enter your email address to subscribe to free headlines (and great cartoons so every email has a happy ending!) from the Latin American Herald Tribune:

 

Copyright Latin American Herald Tribune - 2005-2015 © All rights reserved