Update on the Fuego Volcano Eruption in Guatemala

    Check NYTimes for side by side before and after photos. You can read my original post on the El Fuego eruption here. Just days after El Fuego erupted (Jun 3, 2018), another Guatemalan volcano increased in activity.  The Pacaya Volcano, located less than 20 miles from El Fuego, began expelling lava on June […]

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Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala: June 3, 2018. What happened and how you can help.

On Sunday 3 June 2018, Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano erupted at noon, local time, sending lava flows into nearby rural communities and spewing ash over people, animals and property.  Up to Friday morning, over 100 people had been confirmed dead and hundreds more remain missing.   This is the country’s most deadly volcanic event in more than […]

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Today in History: Mount Pelée erupts in Martinique

  In the Caribbean, on the French island colony of Martinique, there is a town by the name of Saint Pierre.  This town was once dubbed the “Paris of the Caribbean” and was seen as culturally superior to the island’s capital Fort-de-France. St. Pierre lay in the shadow of the massive volcano, Mount Pelée.  Most believed the […]

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