In today's news roundup, over half a million people are without power in Louisiana after Hurricane Delta hits, the United Nations' World Food Program wins the Nobel Peace Prize, and a stolen scroll worth $3 million gets cut in half.
Posts tagged as “Mexico”
Archeologists working near Mexico City have discovered the bones of about 60 mammoths in an area that was a lake long ago. The scientists believe the area could hold the remains of hundreds more mammoths.
A group called New Story is working with a company called Icon to quickly build lots of houses for poor people who need them. The way they are building the houses is unusual - they are 3D-printing them.
The air pollution in Mexico City has gotten so bad that the mayor called an emergency. Schools were closed on Thursday and Friday. The emergency was finally ended on Saturday.
An explosion at a gasoline pipeline in Mexico on Friday has killed at least 73 people and left over 70 injured. The pipeline exploded as people were trying to steal gas from the line.
On Sunday, Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected president of Mexico. Mr. López Obrador has run for president three times. This time, he won by a lot.
Children are being separated from their parents as families try to enter the US. Under President Trump's plan, people trying to enter the US without permission are treated like criminals.
Thieves may have stolen almost $20 million from banks in Mexico. It looks like the thieves found a way to steal the money using computers.
Frida Kahlo was an artist who never worried about what other people thought was pretty. Now the toy company Mattel has made a Barbie doll of Kahlo, and some people are not happy about it.
Mexico's president, Enrique Peña Nieto, was planning to visit the US soon. But after an unhappy phone call with US President Donald Trump, he has decided not to come.