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Guatemala: Thousands demand Morales resignation in Fuego aftermath03:07

Guatemala: Thousands demand Morales resignation in Fuego aftermath

Guatemala, Guatemala City
June 10, 2018 at 10:58 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of people protested in Guatemala City on Saturday demanding the resignation of President Jimmy Morales, who is accused of providing an inadequate response to the June 3 Fuego volcanic eruption which killed at least 110 people.

As many as 3,200 people were evacuated because of Fuego's eruption, with 2,000 being accommodated in shelters according to official figures.

Fuego - which means 'fire' in Spanish - spewed a stream of lava and emitted a huge cloud of black smoke and ash which rained onto the capital, Guatemala City, some 40km (25 miles) away.

Miles de personas se manifestaron en Ciudad de Guatemala el sábado exigiendo la dimisión del presidente Jimmy Morales, al que acusan de reaccionar de manera inapropiada ante la erupción del volcán Fuego el 3 de junio, que ha matado a al menos 110 personas.

Hasta 3.200 personas fueron evacuadas a causa de la erupción volcánica, y 2.000 fueron realojadas en refugios, según las cifras oficiales.

El volcán Fuego arrojó una corriente de lava y expulsó una gran nube de humo negro y ceniza que llovió sobre la capital de Guatemala desde unos 40 km de distancia.

Guatemala: Thousands demand Morales resignation in Fuego aftermath03:07
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Thousands of people protested in Guatemala City on Saturday demanding the resignation of President Jimmy Morales, who is accused of providing an inadequate response to the June 3 Fuego volcanic eruption which killed at least 110 people.

As many as 3,200 people were evacuated because of Fuego's eruption, with 2,000 being accommodated in shelters according to official figures.

Fuego - which means 'fire' in Spanish - spewed a stream of lava and emitted a huge cloud of black smoke and ash which rained onto the capital, Guatemala City, some 40km (25 miles) away.

Miles de personas se manifestaron en Ciudad de Guatemala el sábado exigiendo la dimisión del presidente Jimmy Morales, al que acusan de reaccionar de manera inapropiada ante la erupción del volcán Fuego el 3 de junio, que ha matado a al menos 110 personas.

Hasta 3.200 personas fueron evacuadas a causa de la erupción volcánica, y 2.000 fueron realojadas en refugios, según las cifras oficiales.

El volcán Fuego arrojó una corriente de lava y expulsó una gran nube de humo negro y ceniza que llovió sobre la capital de Guatemala desde unos 40 km de distancia.

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