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17 dead, 31 injured after bus plunges 90m off road in southern Mexico.

At least 17 people were killed and 31 were injured when a bus plunged some 90 meters off a roadside in a mountainous region of southern Mexico near the Guatemalan border, authorities said on Sunday.

- Stuff - NZ

Bus plunges 90 meters off Mexican roadside, killing at least 17.

At least 17 people were killed and 31 were injured when a bus plunged some 90 meters off a roadside in a mountainous region of southern Mexico near the Guatemalan border, authorities said Sunday

- The Daily Star - LB

Bus plunges 90m off Mexican roadside, killing at least 12.

MEXICO CITY, May 22 — At least 12 people were killed and up to 30 were injured when a bus plunged some 90 metres off a roadside in a mountainous region of southern Mexico near the Guatemalan border, authorities said yesterday. The accident...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Guatemala: Thousands Face Needless End-of-Life Suffering.

Expand The palliative care services at the National Cancer Institute of Guatemala. Guatemala City, August 2015.  © 2015 Human Rights Watch – Thousands of patients with advanced illnesses in Guatemala suffer unnecessarily from severe pain because they cannot get appropriate pain medications, Human Rights Watch said in a ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Oklahoma priest's remains exhumed in beatification process.

The remains of a priest who was killed during an Oklahoma mission in Guatemala have been exhumed as part of the Roman Catholic Church's beatification process.

- FOX News - US

A Global Call for Justice Unites Artists in Guatemala.

It's been two months since 41 girls burned to death in a fire at a state-run home for children. But Guatemalan authorities have been slow to act.

- Global Voices - US

Dying Guatemala lake underlines climate change threat.

The dried-out oyster shells lie on a landscape parched and cracked by the sun. This is what is left of Lake Atescatempa, once a vast blue-green body of water in southwestern Guatemala. Now the lake is dying, a conspicuous victim of the climate change that is projected to profoundly and irreversibly affect Central America.

- Yahoo! News - US

Why 78 Asylum-Seekers Marched to the US Border, Even Though Their Requests Will Probably Be Denied.

Guatemalan, Nicaraguan, Salvadoran and Honduran migrants participated in the Caravan of Refugees to advocate for the right to request asylum.

- Global Voices - US

Against the Odds, Members of a Refugee Caravan Are Let Into the US.

Last weekend, dozens of refugees who participated in a caravan that traversed Mexico to seek asylum in the United States, presented themselves at the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana and were admitted into the United States. Planned by a coalition of Mexican and American organizers, the caravan began in early April at ...

- Mother Jones - US

More than 10.7 million people across Latin America and Caribbean hit by disasters in 2016.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Belize, Bolivia , Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States of America, Venezuela , World The disaster-prone region ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

More than 10.7 million people across Latin America and Caribbean affected by disasters in 2016.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Belize, Bolivia , Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States of America, Venezuela , World The disaster-prone region was ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

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