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10 dead, 20 missing after Hurricane Agatha hits Mexico

Hurricane Agatha left at least ten people dead and eight missing in southern Mexico, where heavy rains triggered landslides and flooding, officials said Tuesday. The storm, the first hurricane of the Pacific season, was the strongest to make landfall along Mexico’s Pacific coast in May since record keeping began in 1949, the US National Hurricane …

Mexico bans sales of ‘harmful’ e-cigarettes

Mexico banned sales of electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices on Tuesday because of concerns about their health effects, the government announced. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said it was a “lie” to claim that e-cigarettes are a safe alternative to inhaling tobacco smoke.