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25 Oct 2015 description
report The New York Times

MEXICO CITY — Meteorologists called Hurricane Patricia one of the most ferocious ever seen in the Western Hemisphere, a monster bearing down with unprecedented energy on the Pacific coast of Mexico on Friday as residents and tourists evacuated or hunkered down in fear. But just hours later, the storm had passed over and, despite uprooted trees, landslides blocking some roads and the destruction of humble homes, there were no immediate reports of any deaths or damage to major infrastructure.

20 Apr 2012 description
report The New York Times

By DAMIEN CAVE

SANTIAGO XALITZINTLA, Mexico — The night sky sparked bright; dust fell on the villagers. Popocatépetl, the monstrous volcano shadowing this tiny town, rumbled once again this week, spewing forth a cloud of ash and scaring Mexican authorities, who raised threat levels and dispatched civil protection services.

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31 Jan 2012 description
report The New York Times

MEXICO CITY — A drought that a government official called the most severe Mexico had ever faced has left two million people without access to water and, coupled with a cold snap, has devastated cropland in nearly half of the country.

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06 Apr 2010 description
report The New York Times

By ELISABETH MALKIN

The earthquake that struck Baja California on Sunday has affected an estimated 25,000 people, the state's governor said Tuesday.

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