San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28863/all en Blast rocks Mexico oil giant's HQ, causes injuries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-rocks-mexico-oil-giants-hq-causes-injuries-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An explosion rocked the skyscraper that houses the headquarters of Mexican oil giant Pemex in Mexico City on Thursday, causing injuries as a plume of black smoke billowed from the 54-floor tower.</p> <p>"What took place was an explosion in the B2 building of the administrative center. There are injuries and damage on the ground floor and mezzanine," the state-owned company said on Twitter.</p> <p>Television images showed people being carted away on stretchers and even office chairs. The newspaper Reforma said on its website that at least 22 people were injured.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-rocks-mexico-oil-giants-hq-causes-injuries-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida Technology AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:45:41 +0000 5742348 at http://www.globalpost.com Blast rocks Mexico oil giant's HQ, injures 22 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-rocks-mexico-oil-giants-hq-injures-22 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An explosion rocked the skyscraper that houses the headquarters of Mexican oil giant Pemex in Mexico City on Thursday, injuring at least 22 people as smoke billowed from the bottom of the tower.</p> <p>"What took place was an explosion in the B2 building of the administrative center. There are injuries and damage on the ground floor and mezzanine," the state-owned company said on Twitter.</p> <p>A spokesman for the city's civil protection agency told AFP that "there is a preliminary report of 22 people injured."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-rocks-mexico-oil-giants-hq-injures-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:15:54 +0000 5742359 at http://www.globalpost.com Blast at Mexico oil giant's HQ kills 14 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-hq-kills-14 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An explosion rocked the Mexico City headquarters of Mexican oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 14 people and wounding 80 more as rescuers sifted through debris for survivors.</p> <p>People were carted away on stretchers and office chairs, as a huge plume of smoke billowed toward the sky. Heavy damage was visible to the 54-story building's ground floor. Emergency workers, helicopters and several ambulances were at the scene.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-hq-kills-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Energy in Mexico Labor Law Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 01:15:37 +0000 5742419 at http://www.globalpost.com Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 15 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-15 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A huge explosion rocked the Mexico City headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, injuring 100 more and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors.</p> <p>Smoke billowed skyward as people fled the 54-floor skyscraper with some of those hurt in the blast being carried out on stretchers and office chairs, as witnesses recalled how a huge rumble shook the floor like an earthquake.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Oil industry in Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 03:00:03 +0000 5742483 at http://www.globalpost.com Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 15 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-15-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A huge explosion rocked the Mexico City headquarters of state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, injuring 100 more and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors.</p> <p>Smoke billowed skyward as people fled the 54-floor skyscraper with some of those hurt in the blast being carried out on stretchers and office chairs, as witnesses recalled how a huge rumble shook the floor like an earthquake.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-15-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 04:45:33 +0000 5742543 at http://www.globalpost.com Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-25 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A huge blast rocked the headquarters of Mexican state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 25 people, injuring 100 and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors into the night.</p> <p>Smoke billowed skyward as people fled the 54-floor Mexico City skyscraper, with some of those hurt in the blast being carried out on stretchers and office chairs, as witnesses recalled an earthquake-like rumble shaking the floor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 06:45:56 +0000 5742581 at http://www.globalpost.com Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-25-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A huge blast rocked the headquarters of Mexican state-owned oil giant Pemex on Thursday, killing at least 25 people, injuring 100 and leaving rescuers scrambling to find survivors into the night.</p> <p>Smoke billowed skyward as people fled the 54-floor Mexico City skyscraper, with some of those hurt in the blast being carried out on stretchers and office chairs, as witnesses recalled an earthquake-like rumble shaking the floor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/blast-at-mexico-oil-giants-headquarters-kills-25-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 06:46:12 +0000 5742588 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll in Mexico oil HQ blast rises to 32 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mexico-oil-hq-blast-rises-32 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The death toll in an explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-own oil giant Pemex rose to 32 on Friday as rescuers dug through the rubble while the cause of the blast remained a mystery.</p> <p>Hundreds of firefighters, police and soldiers toiled through the night after the blast ripped through an annex of Pemex's 54-floor tower on Thursday, leaving huge pieces of broken concrete on the ground and injuring 121 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mexico-oil-hq-blast-rises-32" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:45:53 +0000 5743172 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll in Mexico oil HQ blast rises to 32 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mexico-oil-hq-blast-rises-32-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The death toll in a mystery explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil giant Pemex rose to 32 on Friday as rescuers dug through the rubble.</p> <p>Hundreds of firefighters, police and soldiers toiled through the night after the blast ripped through an annex of Pemex's 54-floor tower on Thursday, leaving huge pieces of broken concrete on the ground and injuring 121 people.</p> <p>Pemex director general Emilio Lozoya Austin said 20 women and 12 men died in the incident, while 52 people remain hospitalized. He said the search for survivors would continue.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mexico-oil-hq-blast-rises-32-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 16:00:04 +0000 5743182 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll in mystery Mexico oil firm blast rises to 32 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mystery-mexico-oil-firm-blast-rises-32 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The death toll in a mystery explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil giant Pemex rose to 32 on Friday as rescuers dug through mounds of rubble for survivors.</p> <p>Hundreds of firefighters, police and soldiers toiled through the night after the blast ripped through an annex of the 54-floor tower, injuring 121 people and leaving concrete, computers and office furniture strewn on the ground.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mystery-mexico-oil-firm-blast-rises-32" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 16:45:41 +0000 5743249 at http://www.globalpost.com Death toll in mystery Mexico oil firm blast rises to 32 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mystery-mexico-oil-firm-blast-rises-32-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rescuers dug through mounds of rubble for survivors on Friday after 32 people were killed in a mysterious explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil giant Pemex.</p> <p>Hundreds of firefighters, police and soldiers aided by dogs have toiled since the blast ripped through an annex of the 54-floor tower on Thursday, injuring 121 people and leaving concrete, computers and office furniture strewn on the ground.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/death-toll-mystery-mexico-oil-firm-blast-rises-32-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:45:47 +0000 5743486 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico oil firm blast looks like 'accident,' 33 dead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/mexico-oil-firm-blast-looks-accident-33-dead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A blast that killed 33 people at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil firm Pemex appears to have been an accident, the firm's chief said Friday as rescuers wrapped up a grueling search for survivors.</p> <p>Hundreds of firefighters, police and soldiers aided by dogs dug through rubble for almost 24 hours straight after the explosion ripped through an annex of the 54-floor tower in the heart of Mexico City, injuring 121 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/mexico-oil-firm-blast-looks-accident-33-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Oil industry in Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 21:30:53 +0000 5743588 at http://www.globalpost.com Mystery persists in Mexico oil firm blast after 33 die http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/mystery-persists-mexico-oil-firm-blast-after-33-die <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The cause of a deadly explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil firm remained shrouded in mystery Friday, with authorities investigating if it was an accident or an attack 24 hours later.</p> <p>As the toll jumped to 33 dead and 121 injured, government and Pemex company officials had yet to pinpoint what was behind the blast that ripped through the annex of the firm's Mexico City skyscraper Thursday afternoon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/mystery-persists-mexico-oil-firm-blast-after-33-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Labor Law Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 02:15:31 +0000 5743763 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico oil firm blast caused by gas build-up: official http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/mexico-oil-firm-blast-caused-gas-build-official <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The explosion that killed 37 people at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil firm was caused by a gas build-up, officials said Monday, ruling out a bomb attack.</p> <p>The announcement came four days after the blast, a delay that triggered much speculation about the cause of the blast at the complex that houses the offices of Pemex in the heart of Mexico City.</p> <p>The explosion tore through an annex of the company's skyscraper in the capital last Thursday, injuring more than 120 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/mexico-oil-firm-blast-caused-gas-build-official" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mexico Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:00:50 +0000 5745989 at http://www.globalpost.com Mexico oil firm blast caused by gas build-up: official http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/mexico-oil-firm-blast-caused-gas-build-official-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A gas build-up caused the explosion that rocked the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil firm last week, killing 37 people, officials said Monday, ruling out a bomb attack.</p> <p>The announcement came four days after the tragedy at Pemex, a delay that triggered much speculation about the cause of the blast at the firm's offices in the heart of Mexico City.</p> <p>The explosion tore through a human resources building next to the company's skyscraper last Thursday afternoon, destroying lower floors, causing thousands of workers to flee into the street and injuring more than 120 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/mexico-oil-firm-blast-caused-gas-build-official-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Oil spills Pemex San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida War AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:45:21 +0000 5746020 at http://www.globalpost.com