GUATEMALA CITY Thousands of people on Saturday staged the biggest protest yet against Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei, with some setting fire to Congress, fuelled by anger over cuts in the 2021 budget just as the country reels from back to back storms.
GUATEMALA CITY Iota has strengthened into a category 2 hurricane as it barrels toward Central America, a region still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Eta, and experts predict this year's unprecedented storm season will force more people to migrate.
GUATEMALA CITY Tropical Storm Iota is strengthening as it barrels toward Central America, with authorities urging communities to evacuate before it unleashes "life-threatening" flooding across a region still recovering from Hurricane Eta's devastation.
GUATEMALA CITY As Tropical Storm Iota barrels toward Central America, eight people were killed or reported missing in a landslide in Guatemala, authorities said on Saturday, in the latest disaster triggered by this year's unprecedented hurricane season.
GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala has ended rescue operations in a storm-lashed village where scores of people likely died last week in a huge landslide, the country's national disaster agency said on Tuesday, adding the site is no longer habitable and will be abandoned.
CHICUZ, Guatemala Matilde Ical Chen was toasting tortillas over a wood fire for the midday meal when the landslide ripped through the Guatemalan Mayan indigenous village of Queja, burying her mother, sisters and grandparents in a torrent of liquid earth and rock.
SAN CRISTOBAL VERAPAZ, Guatemala Fresh landslides have halted Guatemalan rescue workers' efforts to dig through mud as much as 50 ft (15 meters) deep to reach houses swamped by a devastating storm that has killed dozens of people across Central America and southern Mexico.
SAN CRISTOBAL VERAPAZ, Guatemala Rescue workers on Saturday clambered over treacherous roads buried in mud and rubble to reach a remote mountain village in Guatemala swamped by a devastating storm that has killed and led to the disappearance of dozens of people across Central America and southern Mexico.
SAN CRISTOBAL VERAPAZ, Guatemala, Nov 7 Rescue
workers on Saturday struggled over treacherous roads buried in
mud and rubble to a remote mountain village in Guatemala swamped
by a devastating storm that has killed dozens of people across
Central America and southern Mexico.
TEGUCIGALPA/GUATEMALA CITY, Nov 6 The remains of
Hurricane Eta dumped more torrential rain across large parts of
Central America early on Friday after days of devastating floods
and landslides that killed dozens of people.