Mount Rokatenda spews volcanic smoke on Palue island, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacob Herin)

Volcano spews more hot ash, lava in east Indonesia

MAUMERE, Indonesia (AP) — A volcano spewed more hot ash and lava on a tiny Indonesian island Monday after causing six deaths over the weekend. More than 500 Palue island residents who had earlier refused […]


Guatemala volcano eruption draws tourists (video)

ANTIGUA, Guatemala (AP) – The eruption of the long-simmering Volcan del Fuego terrified nearby villagers but it has become a major draw for visitors in the nearby colonial city of Antigua. Tourists walking Antigua’s cobblestone […]


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 […]


Ceremony marks new Hawaii volcano quarter

HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) – The United States Mint is unveiling a new quarter depicting a Hawaii volcano eruption. A ceremony will be held Wednesday at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where the public […]


110 families evacuated in Ecuador eruption

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) – Ecuadorean authorities say 110 families have been evacuated from the vicinity of the Tungurahua volcano, which has been spewing molten rock, ash and lava since the weekend. Spokeswoman Mercedes Taipe of […]



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