Eric Martin

Bloomberg News

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Eric Martin is a reporter for Bloomberg News, based in Mexico City.

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We get the latest from Mexico City on the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck yesterday, and the rescue efforts. Hundreds of people have died. Buildings collapsed.

Quake devastates central Mexico: Extent of the damage and relief efforts

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Horrified Mexicans watched the American presidential election returns on TV, as the US chose the man who promised a wall between our two countries, the deportation of undocumented…

Mexico's reaction to Trump's election

Horrified Mexicans watched the American presidential election returns on TV, as the US chose the man who promised a wall between our two countries, the deportation of undocumented…

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It’s the anniversary of Mexico’s revolution in 1910, but a day of celebration has turned into a day of mass protest against political corruption and the likely murders of 43 students.

Nationwide Protesters Convene on Mexico City

It’s the anniversary of Mexico’s revolution in 1910, but a day of celebration has turned into a day of mass protest against political corruption and the likely murders of 43 students.

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