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2006-06-21 07:10:00

Mica Rosenberg PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Homeless since a mudslide last year turned her Mayan village into a mass grave, Guatemalan widow Antonia Garcia has twice fled her plastic emergency shelter from the torrents of a new rainy season.

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2006-05-04 08:00:00

Small Caribbean and Central American countries have suffered devastation and thousands of deaths from increasingly frequent hurricanes, and forecasters predict another rough season this year for the region and its tourist resorts.

2006-03-02 11:40:00

By Mica Rosenberg GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - This year's hurricane season could match the record breaking destruction caused by storms in 2005, the United Nations warned. In 2005, an unprecedented 27 tropical storms, 15 of which became full-blown hurricanes, battered Central America and the U.S.

2006-03-02 12:01:10

By Mica Rosenberg GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - This year's hurricane season could match the record breaking destruction caused by storms in 2005, the United Nations warned. In 2005, an unprecedented 27 tropical storms, 15 of which became full-blown hurricanes, battered Central America and the U.S.

2005-12-15 12:10:00

By Robert Evans GENEVA (Reuters) - Catastrophic storms like Hurricanes Katrina and Stan took weather extremes to new levels in 2005, with flooding and heatwaves touching almost every continent, the United Nations weather body WMO said on Thursday.

2005-11-20 19:03:05

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Reuters) - U.S. military helicopters began flying aid to survivors in central America on Sunday as Gamma, the 24th major storm in a record-breaking hurricane season, weakened after killing 14 people.

2005-11-20 02:18:27

By Tomas Bravo EL PROGRESO, Honduras (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gamma lashed Central America on Saturday and killed at least 12 people, three of them in a plane crash on their way to a luxury jungle lodge owned by film director Francis Ford Coppola.

2005-11-19 23:38:22

By Tomas Bravo EL PROGRESO, Honduras (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gamma lashed Central America on Saturday and killed at least 12 people, three of them in a plane crash on their way to a luxury jungle lodge owned by film director Francis Ford Coppola.

2005-11-19 21:08:24

By Tomas Bravo EL PROGRESO, Honduras (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gamma lashed Central America with heavy rain on Saturday, killing at least nine people and cutting off part of the Honduran coast as the 24th major storm in a record Atlantic hurricane season cut an erratic course toward Cuba.

2005-11-10 15:00:00

Thousands of Mexican villagers whose homes were wrecked by Hurricane Stan's flooding and landslides last month are clawing through the mud to rebuild on the same perilous mountainsides.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.