September 21, 2010
The lead story on last night's newscast on Univision, the Spanish-language TV network, reported on Hurricane Karl's devastation of widespread coastal areas of the Mexican state of Veracruz, whose northern border is just 250 miles south of Texas.
Reporter Edgar Munoz narrated scenes reminiscent of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina five years ago. Aerial shots showed entire communities under water. Families sat atop roofs waiting for aid.
"The people are desperate," said Munoz. "They are hungry. They are thirsty." Read more...