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In Mexican village, no time to escape landslide: Devastating scene is one of many after twin storms ravage nation’s two coasts

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ACAPULCO, Mexico — Days usually start long before sunrise in La Pintada, where able-bodied men and the women without young children leave home before 6 a.m. to work the coffee fields around the tiny village deep in the rugged green mountains of southern Mexico.

But Monday was a holiday, and rain fell all day because of the tropical storm off the coast, so far more people than usual stayed home, napping under warm blankets or cooking for the Independence Day celebration in La Pintada’s little cobblestone square.

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