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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Jul. 6, 2018 12:02 AM EDT

During the past week Mexico elected Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as its first leftist president in decades even as Nicaragua say a continuing wave of protests about its own leftist leader, President Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo, who is also the vice president. Chile has seen an uprising by women,...

Guatemala ups number of missing to 332 in volcano eruption

Jul. 4, 2018 5:03 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday raised by more than 130 the number of people officially missing from last month's deadly eruption of the Volcano of Fire. Guatemala's disaster agency, known as Conred, said the new figure of 332, up from 197 previously, came following a review of nearly...

AP PHOTOS: Green grass, black lava at Guatemala golf club

Jul. 3, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

ALOTENANGO, Guatemala (AP) — A month later, the visual contrast is striking: the emerald green of manicured fairways swallowed up by rugged black volcanic debris. La Reunion Golf Resort & Residences was once a place for well-heeled residents and tourists to putt, drive, swim and imbibe in a dramatic...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Jun. 22, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean published in the past week. Guatemalans living near the Volcano of Fire sought to recover from a devastating eruption that killed more than 100 people. Ivan Duque, the young...

Guatemalan girl burned in volcanic eruption dies in Texas

Jun. 21, 2018 4:33 PM EDT

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a Guatemalan child severely burned in the country's recent volcanic eruption has died in a Texas hospital. Guatemala's Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare released a statement saying the girl died late Tuesday. Her name and age haven't been released....

Guatemala ends search for people buried by volcano eruption

Jun. 17, 2018 6:28 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities have ended the search for people buried by the eruption of the Volcano of Fire two weeks ago. The country's disaster agency said Sunday it suspended searches in San Miguel Los Lotes and El Rodeo because the area is "uninhabitable" and high risk. Volunteer...