Living along the border we receive the programming from the two main Mexican networks whose signal is beamed to Ciudad Acuna from Mexico City. We have been glued to the television set watching all the devastation taking place not just in Acapulco but all over Mexico.
I have never seen Mexico face such a catastrophic situation that encompasses not just one city like the earthquake of 1985 that hit Mexico City. These two weather systems...Hurricane Ingrid in the Gulf of Mexico and tropical storm Manuel in the Pacific...are responsible for 85 deaths thus far. More are expected to be added as soon as they can get to inaccessible villages and rancherias.
My cousin has made it to a shelter and at least he has a roof over his head, food and water. He has also secured a seat on the 64th federal forces flight out of Acapulco but that might take a while as today they are only up to the 16th flight. Here is a video from CNN...
Good night. May you all have Terlingua Dreams.