Mexico’s government is sending vehicles, boats, food and other supplies to Houston to help the city deal with the massive devastation from Hurricane Harvey, which has displaced tens of thousands and left at least 25 dead.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson thanked the Mexican government on Wednesday for its “generous” aid offer, which Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has formally accepted.
“I particularly want to thank the government of Mexico for its offer of assistance to the state of Texas,” Tillerson said during a joint press conference with Mexican Secretary of Foreign Relations Luis Videgaray Caso. “They’ve offered a wide range of assistance, coordinating with the governor down in Texas and also through FEMA. It is very generous of Mexico to offer their help at this very challenging time for our citizens down in Texas.”
Meanwhile, separate from the aid package offered by the Mexican government, a team of more …