Action and Reaction
Mexico suffers severe damage and loss of life from earthquake. Millions without food shelter and medical care. Thousands dead, injured or starving.
United States Action
U.S. government and private individuals send troops, equipment, medical teams and supplies, temporary housing, search and rescue teams, food clothing, etc.
OPEC, a coalition of oil producing countries of which Mexico is a member, in order to exact a greater return for their product, decide to cut production. Mexico agrees.
We buy oil from Mexico
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