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Guatemala's history of genocide hurts Mayan communities to this day

Up in the highlands of Guatemala, a dark history haunts the mist-covered treelines. In the late 1970s and 1980s, araging civil warclaimed the lives of some 200,000 people, most of whom wereindigenous. Across the country,626 massacre siteshave been identified.

THE CONVERSATION - 2018-06-18 11:58:56

Guatemala Volcano Search Called Off; Nearly 200 Still Missing

A spokesman for the government's civil protection agency, David de Leon, said the agencies involved decided to end the search "due to the fact that the area is uninhabitable and of high risk."

NEWSMAX.COM - 2018-06-18 11:11:21

Guatemala volcano search called off with nearly 200 unaccounted for

A spokesman for the government's civil protection agency, David de Leon, said the agencies involved decided to end the search "due to the fact that the area is uninhabitable and of high risk."

ENCA.COM - 2018-06-18 09:28:00

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits deep below Guatemala; no damage reports

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits deep below Guatemala; no damage reportsMexico City: A strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake has shaken Guatemala, though there are no early reports of damage or injuries.The US Geological Survey says the quake was 99 kilometres below the surface Sunday night. Great depths tend to

THEHANSINDIA.COM - 2018-06-18 06:19:57

Quake of 5.6 magnitude strikes Guatemala

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala Sunday night, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).The tremor struck at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). It was located 67 km southwest of Guatemala City, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

JERUSALEM POST - 2018-06-18 06:00:00

Strong Earthquakes Strike Japan, Guatemala Within Hours of Each Other

Policemen stand guard near a collapsed wall where a girl died following an earthquake in Takatsuki City, north of Osaka prefecture on June 18, 2018. (Credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

KTLA.COM - 2018-06-18 04:05:33

Mag 5.6 quake hits deep below Guatemala; no damage reports

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake has shaken Guatemala, though there are no early reports of damage or injuries.The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was 61.5 miles (99 kilometers) below the surface Sunday night. Great depths tend to lessen a quake's shaking at the surface.The

AP - 2018-06-18 03:45:11

Strong quakes hit Japan, Guatemala

© Yohei Nishimura/APWater floods out from crack in the road, following an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning.(Yohei/Nishimura /Kyodo News via AP)

MSN.COM - 2018-06-18 03:45:09

Guatemala SHAKEN by earthquake as 5.6 magnitude tremor hits

USGS The tremor was recorded at a depth of 100km. It was located 67 km southwest of Guatemala City, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said. It hit at 03:32 BST on Monday morning, 22:32 on Sunday local time. The quake was also felt in neighbouring El Salvador. Strong shaking was felt bu

YAHOO! - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

Guatemala earthquake mapped: Where did the earthquake hit? Could there be more?

GETTY Rescue efforts have been permanently stopped by authorities Following on from the devastating eruption that covered Guatemala in volcanic mud, ash and lava, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck on Sunday, June 17 according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). On June 17 at 10.32pm local

YAHOO! - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

Guatemala earthquake: How many people were injured? How many are still missing?

An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude hit the Central American country at 10.32pm local time on Sunday (3.32am BST on Monday), according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said the quake was located 42 miles (67km) southwest of Guatemala City, and recorded a

YAHOO! - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

Guatemala Ends Search For Missing Volcano Victims

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YAHOO! - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

Guatemala ends search for people buried by volcano eruption

Eufemia Garcia cries near her house where she lost more than 20 relatives who disappeared after the Volcan de Fuego or "Volcano of Fire" eruption, in San Miguel Los Lotes, Guatemala, Sunday, June 17, 2018. The... more

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-06-17 22:28:13

Guatemala: 110 Killed in Volcano Eruption, Search for Missing Ends

The volcano continues to generate four or five weak explosions an hour, sending a column of ash more than 1,000 meters into the air.

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-06-17 20:15:00

Guatemala ends search efforts for victims near Fuego volcano after eruption kills 110

Guatemala on Sunday ended its victim search efforts in the zone that suffered most deaths and injuries from the Fuego volcano eruption, its disaster agency said. At least 110 people died and 197 are still missing after violent eruptions that began two weeks ago, according to disaster agency CONRED.

YAHOO! - 2018-06-17 00:00:00

Situation Report no. 4, Volcano Eruption in Guatemala, HOPE worldwide (16 Jun 2018)

The Fuego Volcano, located about 25 miles Southwest of Guatemala City, erupted on June 3rd, 2018.

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Volcano Eruption In Guatemala Leaves Behind Ghost Town

There was no time to eat. Sunday family lunches were interrupted, the food left on the table. Children abandoned toys, and clothes still hung on lines in backyards. Animals died petrified. Guatemalan authorities reacted slowly to signs of the Fuego volcano’s impending eruption on June 3, contributin

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Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala - KTAR.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday he will visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala during the last week of June.He will start the tour June 26 in Brasilia, where he will meet Brazilian president Michel Temer.The following day Pence will be in Manaus, capital of the Brazilian

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A drone flew over the Fuego volcano's hellish aftermath in Guatemala. Here's what it saw.

There's no question that Guatemala's Volcán de Fuego is a deadly mountain. Beginning June 3, the volcano sent chaotic avalanches of rock and gas down its sides, and as of June 13 the eruptions hadtaken 110 lives, with some 200 people still missing.

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Volcano tourism is lifeblood of Guatemala’s Pacaya peak - Travelandtourworld.com

Volcano tourism is the life blood of villages like San Francisco de Sales, perched near Pacaya’s peak, and for locals it is a question of learning to live with a generous monster. Pacaya is the main tourist draw as it is more accessible while also offering a clear view of the Volcano of Fire.

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