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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.

2005-10-16 14:08:29

By Eduardo Garcia PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Doctors fear that overcrowding and septic water could lead to a rash of illness among survivors of a landslide that swept away their Maya Indian village this month.

2005-10-12 18:51:01

By Catherine Bremer QUETZALTENANGO, Guatemala (Reuters) - Army helicopters and aid trucks ferried food and water on Wednesday to Guatemalan highland villages where thousands are packed into shelters, their homes swallowed by mudslides last week.

2005-10-11 16:16:36

By Catherine Bremer TACANA, Guatemala (Reuters) - Villagers mourned their dead on Tuesday and sprinkled lime over the mass graves of hundreds buried in huge mudslides, putting a seal on the latest tragedy to hit Guatemala's Maya Indians.

2005-10-11 15:13:54

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - When a volcano slope above their home collapsed, sisters Rosa and Elena Quicain were swept from the bed they share into a raging torrent of mud and rocks that became a mass grave for hundreds. Somehow, they survived it.

2005-10-11 13:45:46

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - When a volcano slope above their home collapsed, sisters Rosa and Elena Quicain were swept from the bed they share into a raging torrent of mud and rocks that became a mass grave for hundreds. Somehow, they survived it.

2005-10-11 06:41:13

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Rescuers searching for up to 1,400 people buried when a landslide swept away a Maya Indian village finally gave up on Monday, leaving the victims to lie forever encased in a tomb of thick mud.

2005-10-10 23:25:49

By Catherine Bremer TACANA, Guatemala (Reuters) - A landslide in western Guatemala that destroyed two churches and killed 80 people sheltering from fierce weather has emerged as the latest tragedy from Hurricane Stan to strike Central America.

2005-10-10 23:50:05

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Rescuers searching for up to 1,400 people buried when a landslide swept away a Maya Indian village finally gave up on Monday, leaving the victims to lie forever encased in a tomb of thick mud.

2005-10-10 15:09:10

By Frank Jack Daniel PANABAJ, Guatemala (Reuters) - Maya Indian villagers gave up hope on Monday of finding up to 1,400 victims buried in a huge mudslide in Guatemala even as sniffer dogs led a final, almost certainly futile search for miracle survivors.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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