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2005-10-09 12:54:54

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Rescuers in a Guatemalan village struggled on Sunday to find the remains of up to 1,400 Maya Indians killed in a mudslide triggered by Hurricane Stan while officials considered whether to declare the village a mass grave.

2005-10-09 02:09:53

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - A Guatemalan village buried under tons of dirt and debris may be declared a Mayan mass grave as rescuers give up digging for the remains of up to 1,400 people killed in a mudslide triggered by Hurricane Stan.

2005-10-08 21:45:43

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Rescuers choking on the smell of death dug for bodies in a black grunge of mud, rock and trees on Saturday where a Guatemalan village had stood until Hurricane Stan spawned a mudslide that killed up to 1,400 people.

2005-10-08 18:15:43

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - About 1,400 Guatemalan villagers were feared dead on Saturday under a huge mudslide triggered by rains from Hurricane Stan, in one of Latin America's biggest tragedies of recent years.

2005-10-08 12:31:28

PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Some 1,400 people were killed by a mudslide in the Guatemalan highland village of Panabaj that had been triggered by torrential rains from Hurricane Stan, a fire brigade spokesman said on Saturday. "There are no survivors here. It happened more than 48 hours ago.

2005-10-08 14:58:12

In October 7 GUATEMALA CITY story headlined "Mudslide destroys Guatemala village, scores dead ," please read in ninth paragraph ... Diego Esquina, the mayor of Santiago Atitlan ... instead of ...

2005-10-08 14:37:53

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Around 1,400 people died under a huge mudslide in the Guatemalan village of Panabaj that was triggered by torrential rains from Hurricane Stan, the fire brigade said on Saturday. "There are no survivors here. It happened more than 48 hours ago.

2005-10-08 00:07:43

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Rescuers pulled 71 bodies from a mudslide in a Guatemalan village, and local officials feared hundreds more may have died in the worst single tragedy from rains that devastated Central America.

2005-10-07 17:21:31

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - In tragic scenes, Maya Indians and rescue teams pulled 64 bodies from a mudslide in a Guatemalan village, the worst single tragedy from flooding that killed over 240 people in Central America and Mexico.

2005-10-07 14:14:04

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Water levels along Peru's stretch of the Amazon river have fallen to 35-year lows following a series of recent hurricanes along U.S. and Mexican coasts and years of deforestation in the Amazon jungle, Peru's National Meteorological Service, SENAMHI, said.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.