Mexico City’s metro system was closed yesterday (5 million daily users) which wreaked havoc on traffic as the millions of people looked for a way to get home. Drivers rolled down their windows and shouted the direction they were going in to the pedestrians in the street to offer a ride to anyone headed in that the direction.Yesterday was the anniversary of the 1985 earthquake in Mexico City where 5,000 to 30,000 people died. Yesterday morning there were citywide drills where alarms sounded throughout the city, entire buildings were evacuated for a moment of silence to honor those who died in the ’85 quake.Today some damaged buildings are still collapsing. People are frantically working to remove debris because they want to hear if there are survivors in the rubble. Guillermo and several others from the NXGEN Mexico office will volunteer to remove debris at the building around the corner, or at the building in downtown Mexico where one of our attorneys works, at at this moment, has been reported missing.
On behalf of everyone in NXGEN Mexico, thank you for your concern and your prayers. We wanted to provide some insight into to what our colleagues in Mexico are going through.
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