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People attend the burial of Aura Yolanda Perez Paz, 17, who died in San Miguel Los Lotes during the volcanic eruption, in the municipality of Alotenango, Department of Sacatepequez, Guatemala, 12 June 2018. EFE

The Central American country continues to grieve and grapple with the aftermath of the June 3 volcanic eruption, which to date has left 114 people dead, with 197 still missing. 

Disaster in Colombia

 04/03/2017 - 02:32
Residents of Mocoa, Colombia, move among the city's ruins on April 2, 2017, after a mudslide wiped away portions of 17 neighborhoods, killing more than 200 people. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed Sunday that at least 210 people died and 203 were injured in the mudslides that buried or wiped away part of the city of Mocoa, promising that the southern jungle city will be rebuilt.

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