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Donald Trump blames Democrats for child deaths at border

In Guatemala, the mother of 8-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo, who died Christmas Eve, told The Associated Press that her son was healthy when he left with his father on their journey.

published on : 30th December 2018

Father of Guatemalan child who died in US custody heard rumours they could cross border

The Trump admin has long argued smugglers capitalize on vulnerable parents because of 'loopholes' in US law, that effectively prevents the immediate deportations of Central American children.

published on : 28th December 2018

US says second Guatemalan child dies in immigration custody

A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died earlier this month after being apprehended by border agents in New Mexico.

published on : 26th December 2018

Guatemala: Thousands evacuated as Fuego volcano erupts for fifth time this year, then stops

Memories are still painfully fresh of the volcano's eruption in June, which swept away villages and left nearly 200 people dead and 235 missing.

published on : 20th November 2018

Second group of migrants enters Mexico by crossing a river from Guatemala

Once on the Mexican side the migrants were surrounded and escorted by dark-uniformed officers as sirens wailed.

published on : 30th October 2018

Guatemala Volcano Eruption: Officials say eruption is over

However, mild to moderate explosions sent smoke swirling up to 940 metres above the crater, while a lava flow measuring 1,200 metres continued.

published on : 14th October 2018

Guatemala Volcano Eruption: Authorities call off search with nearly 200 unaccounted for 

The volcano, which is located 35 kilometres (about 22 miles) southwest of the capital, is still generating four or five weak explosions an hour.

published on : 18th June 2018

Guatemala volcano eruption: death toll reaches 114

Using picks and other tools, along with some heavy machinery, recovery brigades discovered four dead bodies in the ruins of the village trapped under tonnes of volcanic material.

published on : 12th June 2018

At Guatemala volcano, search halted as death toll hits 109

Troublesome downpours and more volcanic activity had been hindering searches, but when teams have been able to work in the hardest hit areas, the death toll has continued to tick upward.

published on : 8th June 2018

Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search

Still-hot volcanic material and the threat of heavy rains displacing loose deposits were posing a serious risk to the safety of emergency workers, said agency spokesman David de Leon.

published on : 7th June 2018

At least 99 dead as Guatemala volcano threatens new eruptions

Experts warned Wednesday that heavy rains in the area could provoke avalanches due to the large flows of volcanic mud, known as lahars, since the eruption on Sunday.

published on : 7th June 2018

Toll in Guatemala volcano eruption rises to 69

After an initial toll of 25 dead, it was revised upwards within hours as bodies were recovered from villages razed by the tumbling mud.

published on : 5th June 2018

Guatemala volcano death toll up to 33, expected to rise

Search and rescue operations for the missing and dead have been suspended due to low light and dangerous conditions, and will resume early on Monday morning, he said.

published on : 4th June 2018

At least 6 killed, 20 hurt by erupting volcano in Guatemala

Ash was falling on the Guatemala City area as well as the departments of Sacatepequez, Chimaltenango and Escuintla, which are in south-central Guatemala around the volcano.

published on : 4th June 2018

Guatemala opens Israel embassy in Jerusalem after US move

Netanyahu profusely praised Guatemala for making the move and noted it came only two days after the United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem.

published on : 16th May 2018
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