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RT published this video item, entitled “Giant sinkhole appears near Puebla, Mexico” – below is their description.
In the Mexican state of Puebla, a giant sinkhole formed over 60 meters (196 ft) in diameter and of 20 meters (66 ft) deep. Environmental authorities say the sinkhole is the result of geological changes in the soil and subsoil, while residents blame the human factor and the overexploitation of aquifers by large industrial conglomerates.
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In This Story: Mexico
Mexico became an independent nation state after the successful Mexican War of Independence against Spain in 1821.
Mexico is a developing country, but has the world’s 15th-largest economy by nominal GDP and the 11th-largest by PPP, with the United States being its largest economic partner. Since 2006, a conflict between the government and drug trafficking syndicates has led to over 120,000 deaths.
Mexico receives a significant number of tourists every year; in 2018, it was the 6th most-visited country in the world, with 39 million international arrivals.