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Engine Fire Leaves Cruise Ship and 4200+ Aboard Stranded in Gulf of Mexico

Engine Fire Leaves Cruise Ship and 4200+ Aboard Stranded in Gulf of Mexico

This weekend, the Carnival Triumph was 140 miles offshore, off the Yucatan Peninsula when an engine fire stranded the ship in the Gulf of Mexico with 3,143 passengers and 1086 crew aboard. The ship will be propelled by tug boat to Progreso, Mexico, the closest port and will remain out of service for its next two trips, while it is repaired. [...]

Building Explosion at Pemex Oil Mexico City

Building Explosion at Pemex Oil Mexico City

A blast at Pemex Oil in Mexico city killed 33 people and injured 120. The lower floors of the 50 story building were reduced to rubble. One source says the investigation is focusing on an electrical and air conditioning area. Pemex said it had evacuated the building because of a problem with the electrical system. According to AP, survivor [...]

Pipeline Fire at Petroleos (Pemex) Mexicanos Plant

Pipeline Fire at  Petroleos (Pemex) Mexicanos Plant

What: Petroleos (Pemex) Mexicanos Plant Where: Mexico When: Sept 18, 2012 Who: 26 fatalities, 46 injured Why: The blast that caused the Petroleos Mexicanos Plant fire appeares to have been caused by an accidental leak. Workers were performing routine maintenance when the they where jolted by two blasts. The gas plant is located near [...]

Death Toll of El Salto, Mexico Tourbus Rises to 12

Death Toll of El Salto, Mexico Tourbus Rises to 12

What: tourbus en route from Tlaxcala to Mazatlan Where: El Salto, Mexico When: August 17, 2012 Who: 12 dead, 22 injured Why: Eight women and four men, 58 and 65 years old were killed in a tourbus crash in Durango Mexico. The bus ran off the road at The Devil's Spine, 100 meters off the road. Most of the victims were senior [...]

Bus Crash Kills 24 Rincon de Guayabitos Tourists

Bus Crash Kills 24 Rincon de Guayabitos Tourists

What: Express Oro Tours Bus en route from Chihuahua to Rincon de Guayabitos Where: Nayarit Mexico When: July 20, 2012, 4:00 a.m. Who: 24 fatalities, 14 injured Why: Over fifty tourists were on a bus traveling 37 miles from Chihuahua to Rincon de Guayabitos seaside resort when they met with disaster; the bus ran 100 meters off the road [...]

Twenty-five Lives Lost in Guerrero Bus Crash

Twenty-five Lives Lost in Guerrero Bus Crash

What: Bus en route from Chilpancingo del Bravo to Buenavista de Cuellar Where: Guerrero, Mexico When: June 24. 2012 Who: 25 killed, 23 injured Why: En route home from a W orker's Party rally, the bus's brakes failed. The bus skidded off the road, flipped over and slid into a 200-meter (656-foot) ravine. Ambulances, firefighters. [...]

Bus Crashes in Guerrero Mexico

Bus Crashes in Guerrero Mexico

What: Bus en route from Chilpancingo del Bravo to Buenavisa de Cuella Where: Guerrero Mexico When: June 24, 2012, 1:30 p.m. local time Who: 32 fatalities, 7 injured Why: In Guerrero Mexico, a bus on an incline in a rainstorm lost its brakes, skidded off a 200m high hill into a ravine and flipped. The bus passengers were wearing T [...]

Runaway Trailer Crashes Veracruz bus, Kills 43

Runaway Trailer Crashes Veracruz bus, Kills 43

What: bus en route from Coatzacoalcos to Coahuila Where: Veracruz When: April 20, 2012, 04:30 Who: 43 fatalities Why: On a winding stretch of highway near Alamo Potrero (Mexico), a bus carrying farmworkers from Coatzacoalcos in Veracruz to Coahuila was struck by the runaway trailer from a semi loaded with sorghum. The vehicles [...]

Six Die in Bus Collision with Lumber Truck

Six Die in Bus Collision with Lumber Truck

What: ETN bus #4035 Where: GUADALAJARA, Jalisco When: 10:00 pm, Nov 17, 2011 Who: 23 injured, of whom 14 are critically injured. 42 passengers were aboard. Why: The ETN bus returning from Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, to Aguascalientes and was involved in a collision with a Kenworth trailer loaded with wood at kilometer 28 on [...]

Bus Loses it on Devil’s Curve, Mexico

Bus Loses it on Devil’s Curve, Mexico

What: bus en route from Aguascalientes to the sanctuary of the Christ of Chalma (Santuario del SeƱor de Chalma) Where: Aguascalientes Mexico When: Nov 19, 2011 Who: 12 killed, 40 injured Why: A bus en route to Senor de Chalma Mexico when the driver lost control or the brakes failed on Capulin-Chalma road in the town of Malinalco on [...]

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