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2005-10-07 14:10:00

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.

2005-10-07 09:40:54

By Frank Jack Daniel SOLOLA, Guatemala (Reuters) - Rescuers fought through crumbling mountains and waterlogged plains on Friday to try to reach survivors of landslides and floods that have killed at least 218 people in Central America and Southern Mexico.

2005-10-06 17:56:28

By Eduardo Garcia TECPAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - A huge mudslide engulfed dozens of homes in Guatemala's Maya Indian highlands, killing 40 people as rains and flash floods from Hurricane Stan devastated Central America and southern Mexico.

2005-10-06 15:59:50

By Eduardo Garcia TECPAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - A huge mudslide in a Guatemalan lakeside town popular with tourists killed 40 people after rains and flash floods from Hurricane Stan devastated Central America and southern Mexico.

2005-10-06 10:08:58

By Frank Jack Daniel GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Raging flood waters cut off large areas of Central America and southern Mexico on Thursday, hurting efforts to rescue victims of mudslides that have killed at least 164 people in the wake Hurricane Stan.

2005-10-06 01:46:07

By Mario Linares TECPAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - Raging brown floodwater and banks of mud covered chunks of Central America and southern Mexico on Thursday after days of torrential rain and mudslides killed at least 162 across the region.

2005-10-05 21:09:52

By Mario Linares TECPAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - Huge mudslides, flooding and torrential rains from Hurricane Stan have killed at least 162 people in Central America and southern Mexico, rescue workers said on Wednesday.

2005-10-05 19:51:17

By Mario Linares TECPAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - Huge mudslides, flooding and torrential rains from Hurricane Stan have killed at least 133 people in Central America and southern Mexico, rescue workers said on Wednesday.

2005-10-05 17:56:17

By Mario Linares TECPAN, Guatemala (Reuters) - Huge mudslides, flooding and torrential rains from Hurricane Stan have killed at least 117 people in Central America and southern Mexico, rescue workers said on Wednesday.

2005-10-05 15:06:29

By Noel Randewich TAPACHULA, Mexico (Reuters) - Huge mudslides, flooding and torrential rains from Hurricane Stan have killed at least 117 people in Central American and southern Mexico, rescue workers said on Wednesday.


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'.