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Search continues for Guatemala volcano survivors: UN

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

GENEVA: Efforts are underway to find 200 people, who are unaccounted for, after Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala, a UN official said on Tuesday. “Rescue efforts were still continuing as of yesterday despite ongoing volcanic activity that is bringing continued lava flow, toxic gases, hot ash and rocks,” UNHCR’s spokesman Andrej Mahecic said in a news […]

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25 killed in Guatemala volcanic eruption

By   /  June 4, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

ANKARA: At least 25 people were killed and hundreds others injured when the Fuego Volcano, located 40 kilometers (25 miles) off the capital Guatemala City, erupted on Monday. According to a BBC report, the volcanic eruption swept ashes, rocks and black smoke into the sky. The National Disaster Management Agency (CONRED) said a river of lava […]

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Death toll from Guatemala volcano eruption rises to 25

By   /  June 4, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

GUATEMALA CITY, June 4 (Xinhua) — The death toll from the eruption of a highly active volcano near Guatemala’s capital on Sunday rose to 25, authorities announced. The National Coordination for Disaster Reduction of Guatemala (CONRED) said late Sunday at a press conference that as of 9:00 p.m. local time (0300 GMT Monday) the death […]

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Arab league cancels Guatemala’s cooperation deal over its embassy relocation in Jerusalem

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

CAIRO, May 23 (Xinhua) — Arab League (AL) has cancelled on Wednesday a memo of understanding with Guatemala over its stand regarding Jerusalem cause, the AL said in a statement. The AL has notified the Guatemalan side of not proceeding any kind of cooperation after the transfer of its embassy to Jerusalem, the statement said. […]

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Brazil successfully ends recession, Temer says

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

RIO DE JANEIRO,  (Xinhua) — Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Tuesday that his administration has taken the country out of debt and successfully overcome the brutal economic recession of the past two years. Temer delivered an hour-long speech to commemorate the second anniversary of his government, which took power after Dilma Rousseff was impeached […]

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