Guatemala Landslide Updated Death Toll Reaches 62

Guatemala Landslide Updated Death Toll Reaches 62

The Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala City, landslide reports initially began on Oct. 2, 2015. Reuters updated the death toll on Oct. 3, 2015, at 4:38 p.m. EDT. The current fatality count is 59. However, Prensa Libre, a newspaper published in Guatemala City, reports the number found dead to be 62 people. The rescue workers are still digging through […]

Guatemala Death Toll Reaches 56

Guatemala Death Toll Reaches 56

Several hundred people are still missing in Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala, after a landslide enveloped the entire village. Rescuers have been desperately searching for the missing. Presently, 56 people are confirmed dead. The incident commander for Guatemala’s disaster reduction office, Sergio Cabanas, confirmed the new death tally Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. He reported to the AFP news agency that […]

Central America Children Recruited by Gangs: Source Revealed

Central America Children Recruited by Gangs: Source Revealed

At as young as four years old, children in Central America are recruited into gangs, the source of which has recently been revealed to the public. Gang violence is one of the reasons that these children escape to the U.S. This happens in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. The newly uncovered origin of these gangs […]

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