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Ernesto skirting Mexico coast on way to flood-prone area


People try to recover things that are being washed away by the flood in Boca Del Rio on the outskirts of Veracruz on Thursday, August 9, 2012. Tropical Storm Ernesto skirted the coast of the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, sending wind gusts and showers across the state of Veracruz, home to some of Mexico's busiest ports and oil installations. Read the full story.

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Coconut vendors try to recover their goods after they were caught unprepared when high waves dragged their beach stalls into the sea in Veracruz, Mexico, Thursday.

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