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>> A 6.2 magnitude earthquake rattling Mexico saturday morning, the third in two weeks. The quake's epicenter was in the southern state of Oaxaca, but it was felt all the way in Mexico City. Where residents are still recovering from a massive 7.1 magnitude quake that killed hundreds of people and flattened buildings.
Mexican's are no strangers to tremors, a 1985 earthquake killed 5,000 people. Three decades on, hundreds of its victims are still living in shacks across the capital waiting for non-promised government subsidized homes.>> We arrived about 32 years ago. The authorities promised us a life with dignity. This has not happened.
The time has passed and we have fought for new home.>>
>> There are at least six encampments across Mexico city built hastily after the 1985 earthquake. Reuter's correspondent Michael Boyle Scott is there.>> We spoke to another woman. She was nine years old when she as taken to this shanty town where she grew up.
And she still lives there, she's now married with kids. Her mother died waiting for the house that was promised to her, still believing she was going to get it. And her daughter to this day is still fighting to get that apartment.>> Mexico's political parties have promised to help disaster victims but people don't believe them.
>> It is just the beginning of the presidential race for the election that will take place next year. Different parties are upping the ante between each other promising to donate more of their campaign funds. To relief aid for all the victims of this earthquake. But again, Mexicans do not trust their politicians and they are worried that the attention will fade quickly.
And will this aid be there that they need to rebuild from this devastating quake?>> Tuesday's earthquake adding to the housing problems with over 2500 people sleeping in the streets or in their cars in Mexico city, after loosing their homes.