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Mexico bans sale of vaping devices

Vaping and e-cigarettes have been banned from sale in Mexico, with expanded restrictions on smoking and vaping on the way.

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2 Oct 2021
"This is the tip of the iceberg," says the spokesperson of a shelter in Monterrey, northern Mexico, as increasing numbers of migrants -- mainly Haitians -- arrive in the area after the dismantling of camps near the border with the United States.
2 Oct 2021
Pro-choice activists clash with police during a protest in Mexico City calling for abortion to be decriminalised across the country. Abortion has been decriminalised in four of Mexico's 32 states, in the first 12 weeks. Earlier this month the Supreme Court ruled that women should not be punished for abortion, opening the way for them to access the procedure across the country without fear of being prosecuted.
6 Oct 2021
Around 10,000 people join an anti-abortion protest in Mexico City after the country's Supreme Court ruled that criminalising the procedure is unconstitutional. The decision followed a constitutional challenge to the penal code of the northern state of Coahuila, where abortion carries a punishment of up to three years in prison.
17 Oct 2021
Waves hit the beach and workers place wood across the windows of restaurants to prevent damage as tropical storm Pamela bears down on Mexico's Pacific coast.
17 Oct 2021
The global population of California Sea Lions has declined dramatically in recent years, mainly due to an increase in water temperatures, but at one sanctuary in northwestern Mexico, the species is bucking the trend.
15 Oct 2021
Mexico's government wants to reverse the privatization of the energy sector that began in 2013, in order to provide stable prices. But critics say taxpayers and the environment will have to pay the price.
7 Nov 2021
A shootout involving rival gangs near the Mexican resort of Cancun has left two suspected drug dealers dead. The gun battle sparked panic among foreign tourists.
23 Nov 2021
The migrants were "crammed" into the trailers of two trucks, according to the local head of the Human Rights Commission. Most were from the neighboring state of Guatemala.
3 Dec 2021
President Joe Biden had scrapped the Trump-era policy on his first day in office. But a Texas judge has now ordered its reinstatement.
9 Dec 2021
According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 7,216 people have died crossing the U.S–Mexico border between 1998 and 2017. In 2005, more than 500 died across the entire U.S.–Mexico border. The number of yearly border crossing deaths doubled from 1995 to 2005, before declining.
22 Dec 2021
On their way to reach the United States, thousands of migrants are getting stuck in the border city of Tapachula. DW's Johan Ramirez met two Cubans whose story shows the dangers migrants face in search of the so-called American dream.
8 Jan
Almost 100,000 people are officially listed as missing in Mexico. Each year, volunteers travel to different parts of the country to join the National Search Brigade for Disappeared Persons. For relatives seeking closure, the search is often fruitless.