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192 missing in Guatemala’s Fuego volcano disaster

Authorities in Guatemala say that the death toll from Sunday’s devastating volcano eruption has climbed to 75 and nearly 200 people remain missing. The national disaster agency, CONRED, said on Tuesday that 192 people are missing in violent eruption of Fuego volcano in more than four decades. The seismological, volcanic[…]

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Guatemala leader resigns after warrant for his arrest

Guatemalan President Otto Perez has resigned, his spokesman said after Congress stripped the leader of immunity over corruption allegations and a warrant was issued for his arrest. The embattled conservative leader, in power since 2012, took Thursday’s decision to step down to confront “individually the proceedings against him,” his spokesman[…]

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Guatemalans demand president resign

Tens of thousands of Guatemalans took to the streets on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Otto Perez, who has refused to quit in the face of accusations by his attorney general that he was involved in a lucrative customs racket. Carrying banners proclaiming, “Guatemala has no president,” demonstrators[…]

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