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  • Guatemala’s emergency response agency, Conred, has been accused of criminal negligence as it "failed to heed warnings" by the national institute for seismology and volcanology before the Fuego volcano eruption.

    (Source: Fabricio Alonzo/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images/https://www.axios.com)
    LAST UPDATE : Jun 07, 2018, 7:59 AM EDT
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  • (Source: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com)

    A fresh eruption in Guatemala’s Fuego volcano on Tuesday disrupted rescue efforts as the death toll from the catastrophic explosion on Sunday crossed 75 while 192 people remain missing.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 06, 2018, 7:51 AM EDT
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  • (Source: Reuters/Lius Echeverria/https://www.iol.co.za)

    At least 25 people were killed and 300 others injured on Sunday after Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted and engulfed the village of El Rodeo in a five-mile stream of lava and billowing clouds of black smoke and ash.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 04, 2018, 7:50 AM EDT
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  • Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro was re-elected for a second six-year term on Sunday.

    Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro was re-elected for another term on Sunday even as opposition leaders boycotted the polls and dismissed the results claiming widespread irregularities in the electoral process.

    LAST UPDATE : May 21, 2018, 7:24 AM EDT
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  • (Source: AARON VINCENT ELKAIM /THE CANADIAN PRESS/https://www.theglobeandmail.com)

    In an apparently “deliberate” act bringing back the haunting memories of recent vehicle assaults by Islamic State supporters, a van plowed into the crowd across a sidewalk in northern Toronto, killing 10 people on Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2018, 7:15 AM EDT
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  • Brazil’s ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva faces jail term of 12 years for accepting bribe.

    In a verdict that dashes hopes of political survival for Brazil’s ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the country’s Supreme Court ruled that the disgraced leader must begin his jail term while he appeals a conviction.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 05, 2018, 7:11 AM EDT
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  • Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who triggered a political firestorm by pardoning former leader Alberto Fujimori,

    Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who triggered a political firestorm by pardoning former leader Alberto Fujimori, urged people to accept the decision as protests in the capital Lima entered the second day.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 26, 2017, 5:43 AM EST
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  • (Source: alkhaleej online/flickr/REUTERS/Carlos Jasso)

    A team of rescuers digs through the rubble of a collapsed school in Mexico City in hushed silence as they race against time to save a 13-year-old girl and other unknown survivors trapped beneath the wreckage.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 21, 2017, 5:53 AM EDT
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  • Rescue workers dig through rubble to find survivors in Mexico City. REUTERS/Claudia Daut

    A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck central Mexico on Tuesday, knocking down dozens of buildings in the capital and leaving 248 people dead on a day that coincided with the 32nd anniversary of the deadly 1985 quake.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 20, 2017, 4:10 AM EDT
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  • (Source: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr)

    An 8.1 magnitude earthquake with epicenter located in the Pacific, 54 miles southwest of the town of Pijijiapan in Chiapas state ripped off Mexico’s southern coast on Thursday, leaving at least 60 people dead.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 09, 2017, 5:53 AM EDT
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