Central America

33,000 fleeing Guatemala volcano eruption

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – Guatemala’s head of emergency evacuations says more than 33,000 people are fleeing the eruption of a long-active volcano just outside one of the country’s most famous tourist attractions. Sergio Cabanas says […]

09/13/2012

Experts: Calif. quakes not related to Costa Rica

HURON, Calif. (AP) – Seismologists say Friday’s quakes in Southern and Central California are not on the San Andreas Fault and weren’t triggered by a magnitude-7.6 quake in Costa Rica. A magnitude-4.0 quake struck at […]

09/07/2012

Powerful earthquake reported in Costa Rica

NOSARA, Costa Rica (AP) – A powerful, magnitude-7.6 earthquake shook Costa Rica and a wide swath of Central America on Wednesday. There were no immediate accounts of injuries, but communications were down near the epicenter. […]

09/05/2012

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