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Eta toll rises to at least 57 in hard-hit Honduras
Central America
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Central America
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Eta toll rises to at least 57 in hard-hit Honduras

AFP - November 9, 2020

The death toll in Honduras from Tropical Storm Eta has more than doubled in 24 hours, with authorities Monday reporting 57 people had died as rescuers search…

Storm Eta death tolls rise in Panama, Mexico, Honduras
Central America
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Central America
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Storm Eta death tolls rise in Panama, Mexico, Honduras

AFP - November 8, 2020

Torrential rain and a bitter cold front linked to storm system Eta have claimed at least 20 lives in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said…

Storm Eta leaves 150 dead or missing in Guatemala
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Storm Eta leaves 150 dead or missing in Guatemala

AFP - November 7, 2020

About 150 people have either died or remain unaccounted for in Guatemala due to mudslides caused by powerful storm Eta, which buried an entire village, President Alejandro…

Four die in Guatemala landslides caused by storm Eta
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Four die in Guatemala landslides caused by storm Eta

AFP - November 5, 2020

At least four people, including two children, died in landslides as tropical depression Eta powered through Guatemala after wreaking devastation in parts of neighboring Central American countries,…

Thousands evacuated in Guatemala as volcano erupts, then stops
Central America
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Central America
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Thousands evacuated in Guatemala as volcano erupts, then stops

AFP - November 20, 2018

Guatemalan authorities declared a red alert and evacuated around 4,000 people Monday after the Fuego volcano erupted for the fifth time this year, sending bursts of ash…

Guatemala continues search for volcano victims as more eruptions occur
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Guatemala continues search for volcano victims as more eruptions occur

AFP - June 14, 2018

Rescuers searched on Wednesday for dozens of missing people that the violent eruption of Fuego Volcano left behind ten days ago in the community of San Miguel…

Sorrow and gratitude in the shelters of Guatemala
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Sorrow and gratitude in the shelters of Guatemala

David García / AFP - June 11, 2018

Amado Hernández cries because he has lost everything. At the same time, he is thankful for the solidarity that allows him to have food to eat and…

Meet the Costa Rican woman who saved 300 lives in Guatemala
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Meet the Costa Rican woman who saved 300 lives in Guatemala

The Tico Times - June 8, 2018

When Fuego Volcano erupted in Guatemala on Sunday, June 3, a Costa Rican working in the area was ready to act. Evelyn Ordóñez is the manager at…

Authorities in Guatemala: search for survivors ‘almost impossible’
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Authorities in Guatemala: search for survivors ‘almost impossible’

Edgar Calderón and Henry Morales Arana / AFP - June 6, 2018

Under a grey cloud, rescue teams search for missing people after the powerful eruption of the Fuego Volcano in Guatemala, which left at least 69 dead and…

Antigua, Guatemala: Shutting down the bars in a prime party town
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Antigua, Guatemala: Shutting down the bars in a prime party town

The Tico Times - April 14, 2016

ANTIGUA, Guatemala — First there was light. The candles interrupted what would otherwise be total darkness at Café No Sé's speakeasy-style bar. They sweated with wax that…