Tag Archives: Veracruz

Mexico Floods, Thousands Homeless

VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico – Tens of thousands of people have abandoned their homes across southern Mexico to escape flooding from weeks of torrential rains, and forecasts are predicting even more rainfall. The situation worsened for some areas Tuesday when authorities began

7,500 Mexicans evacuate; flooding shuts oil wells

MEXICO CITY — Mexican officials have evacuated 7,500 people and are keeping oil wells shut in Veracruz due to severe flooding from heavy rains along Mexico’s Gulf coast. The state’s top civil protection official, Ranulfo Marquez, says large sections of