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Quake exodus threatens Mexico City's trendy districts

Rescuers and volunteers at a collapsed building in Mexico City's Condesa neighbourhood on Tuesday. Condesa, a bastion of Mexican stylishness, is now reeling from an exodus of its long-time residents.

Mexico City

WHEN Fernando Bustos moved to Mexico City years ago, he had no doubt about where to live. The Roma and Condesa neighbourhoods - sidewalk cafes, hip restaurants, thriving art and music, historic architecture - had captured his imagination.

He was not thinking about their...

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