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Hurricane Eta leaves dozens dead in Central America

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Hurricane Eta leaves dozens dead in Central America

Storms have battered Central America over the past two days.

Landslides anThe death toll in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Honduras as a result of flooding and mudslides caused by torrential rains from Hurricane Eta passed 50 on Thursday. Storms have battered Central America over the past two days.

Guatemalan president Alejandro Giammattei said that three landslides have left at least 37 dead and thousands without shelter. Mudslides around the town of San Cristobal Verapaz, near the Guatemalan capital has buried about 25 homes. “Right now, we’re trying to get there on foot because there’s no other way,” Giammattei said, referring to flooded roads in the town.d rising floodwaters have caused more than 50 deaths in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Honduras. Central America was hit by Eta as Category 4 Hurricane, which has weakened to a tropical depression…

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