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Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes
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Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes

AFP - November 16, 2020

Central American presidents on Monday appealed to the financial community and international organizations for resources to support the reconstruction of their respective countries, given the damage caused…

Guatemala asks for international help due to damages caused by Hurricane Eta
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Guatemala asks for international help due to damages caused by Hurricane Eta

AFP - November 12, 2020

Guatemala on Wednesday made an international call for assistance to recover from the damage caused by the passage of cyclone Eta, which left some 46 dead, 96…

Guatemala approves state of calamity due to devastating cyclone Eta
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Guatemala approves state of calamity due to devastating cyclone Eta

AFP - November 11, 2020

Guatemala declared a state of public calamity in 10 of its 22 departments affected by cyclone Eta, which left some 150 dead or missing in the country…

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,…

U.S. State Department lifts ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. State Department lifts ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 13, 2020

The United States on Tuesday lifted a warning that advised its citizens to avoid all travel to Costa Rica. Costa Rica, which had been under the strictest…

Guatemala rules out new Covid-19 closures in effort to protect economy
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Guatemala rules out new Covid-19 closures in effort to protect economy

AFP - October 9, 2020

Guatemala on Thursday ruled out applying new closures to contain the coronavirus pandemic given the impact previous ones have had on the economy, said Guatemalan President Alejandro…

Guatemala sends back almost 3,500 US-bound Honduran migrants
Central America
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Central America
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Guatemala sends back almost 3,500 US-bound Honduran migrants

AFP - October 5, 2020

Guatemala has sent back almost 3,500 Honduran migrants from a caravan that was heading to the United States over concerns they might spread Covid-19, President Alejandro Giammattei…