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Hermilo Baltazar (R) and wife Carmen (L), seen here on Sept. 12, 2018, are among the hundreds of people in the poor, densely populated Mexico City borough of Iztapalapa that still live in tents after losing their homes in the earthquake of Sept. 19, 2017. EFE-EPA/Sashenka Gutierrez
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Wednesday, September 19, marks one year since a devastating earthquake in Mexico City left more than 300 hundred people dead.

Disaster in Colombia

 04/03/2017 - 02:32
Residents of Mocoa, Colombia, move among the city's ruins on April 2, 2017, after a mudslide wiped away portions of 17 neighborhoods, killing more than 200 people. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed Sunday that at least 210 people died and 203 were injured in the mudslides that buried or wiped away part of the city of Mocoa, promising that the southern jungle city will be rebuilt.

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