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Guatemala warns of falling ash as volcanic activity picks up

Guatemala warns of falling ash as volcanic activity picks up

The seismological, volcanic and meteorological institute Insivumeh advised the civil aviation authority to take precautions with flights amid renewed activity from the peak.

200 missing as Guatemala volcano threatens new eruptions

200 missing as Guatemala volcano threatens new eruptions

Explosions boomed from Guatemala's fearsome Fuego volcano Wednesday, unleashing fresh torrents of molten mud and ash down slopes where officials said 75 people had been killed and 200 were still missing.

Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead from Guatemala volcano

Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead from Guatemala volcano

Nearly 200 people are missing and at least 75 have been killed since Guatemala's Fuego volcano began erupting over the weekend, officials said Tuesday.

Search for missing after Guatemala volcano kills 25

Search for missing after Guatemala volcano kills 25

Emergency workers will resume the search on Monday for Guatemalans missing after the eruption of the Fuego volcano, which belched out clouds of ash and flows of lava and left at least 25 people dead.

Palestinians call Guatemala's Jerusalem embassy move 'shameful'

Palestinians call Guatemala's Jerusalem embassy move 'shameful'

The Palestinian foreign ministry on Monday slammed as ‘shameful’ Guatemala's decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem after the United States recognised the city as the capital of Israel.

One dead after strong quake hits Guatemala

One dead after strong quake hits Guatemala

A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit western Guatemala early on Wednesday, killing at least one person and causing power cuts, as well as damage to some buildings, officials said.

Two guards killed in Guatemala prison riot

Two guards killed in Guatemala prison riot

A riot by gang members in a youth detention center in Guatemala has left two guards dead and four injured, police said.

Comedian takes office as Guatemala's new president

Comedian takes office as Guatemala's new president

Jimmy Morales, a former TV comic elected Guatemala's new president on a wave of public revulsion against widespread graft, took office Thursday in a ceremony attended by leaders from the Americas.