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Tag Results for "Deaths"

4 Mexican Taxi Drivers, Passerby Killed in Monterrey

Four taxi drivers and a female passerby were killed in two separate attacks by suspected organized crime elements in Monterrey, state authorities said. continue reading »

Malnutrition Kills 95 Guatemalans Under the Age of 5 in 2012

At least 95 children less than 5 years old have died in Guatemala from acute malnutrition so far this year, according to the Epidemiology Department of the Public Health and Social Assistance Ministry. continue reading »

Pick-up Truck Plunges Into Ravine Killing 7, Injuring 18 in Peru

At least seven people died and another 18 were injured early Saturday when the pick-up truck in which they were riding plunged down a ravine in the southern Peruvian region of Ayacucho, local media said. continue reading »

6 Die of Burns After Truck Crashed into Gas Station in Cuba

Six of the 32 people hurt last week in a fire at a gas station in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba have died, Cuban official media said Friday. continue reading »

Venezuela Investigating the Cause of Deadly Oil Refinery Blast

Venezuela's government has not ruled out any theory in the investigation into the Aug. 25 explosion at the Amuay refinery that killed 42 people, but "there's no way" that the proper maintenance was neglected, Energy and Mines Minister Rafael Ramirez said Sunday. continue reading »

Venezuelan Refinery Resumes Operations One Week After Explosion

Production has partially resumed at a refinery in northwestern Venezuela where an explosion last Saturday triggered a huge fire, caused significant material damage and killed at least 42 people, state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. said. continue reading »

Fire Ravages Spain Killing 1, Injuring 5, Forcing Thousands From Homes

The fire devastating the province of Malaga in southern Spain has left one person dead and five injured while forcing 5,000 people from their homes in municipalities on the edge of the blaze, Andalusian authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Attorney General Says 42 Died, 132 Injured in Venezuelan Refinery Blast

The explosion at Venezuela's Amuay refinery last weekend killed 42 people, wounded 132 others and left eight people missing, Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz said. continue reading »

Woman Struck by Lightning, Boy Drowns in Severe Rains in El Salvador

A 26-year-old woman was killed by lightning and a 3-year-old boy drowned due to the severe thunderstorms that hit El Salvador in the past few days, officials said. continue reading »

Cholera Outbreak in Cuba Ends Killing 3, Infecting 417

The Cuban government said that the cholera outbreak that erupted in June, killing three and infecting 417, is over, Communist Party daily Granma reported Tuesday. continue reading »

Venezuelan Oil Refinery Blast’s Death Toll Rises to 39

The death toll from the explosion this weekend at the Amuay oil refinery in the northwestern Venezuelan state of Falcon has risen to 39, the government said. continue reading »

Oil Refinery Explosion in Venezuela Kills 26, Injures 86

The Venezuelan government said that 26 people have now been confirmed killed in an explosion early Saturday at the Amuay oil refinery in the northwestern state of Falcon. continue reading »

Bus Plunges 980 Feet into Ravine, Killing 12 in Ecuador

Twelve people were killed Friday when a public bus plunged into a ravine in the southwestern province of El Oro, Ecuadorian media said. continue reading »

Violence in Mexico Escalates, 22 Die this Weekend

At least 22 people, including six women, died in violent incidents across Mexico this weekend, officials said. The bodies of four women were found in Morelos, a state in central Mexico, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Single-Engine Planes Collide in Brazil, Killing 4

At least four people died Saturday in a collision between two small, single-engine airplanes in Sao Paulo state, officials said. continue reading »

Fatalities of Deadly Mexican Bus Crash Increase to 12

The death toll from a bus crash in the northwestern Mexican state of Durango has risen to 12, officials said. The accident occurred Friday at a spot known as The Devil's Spine on the highway linking Durango city with the Pacific resort of Mazatlan, the mayor of that municipality, Alejandro Higuera Osuna, told the media. continue reading »

Bus Crash on “The Devil’s Spine” Kills 11, Injures 25 in Mexico

Eleven people were killed and 25 others injured Friday when a bus ran off the road and fell more than 100 meters (328 feet) in the northwestern Mexican state of Durango, authorities said. continue reading »

Major Multi-vehicle Crash in Brazil Kills 10, Injures 99

At least 10 people were killed and 99 others injured in a multi-vehicle crash in the southern Brazilian state of Parana, the highway patrol said Sunday. continue reading »

Bolivia’s “Highway of Death” Kills 11, Injures 86 in One Week

Eleven people were killed and 86 others injured in a one-week period on Bolivia's "highway of death," authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Gunman Attacks Mexican Festival Kills 4, Injures 9

Four people died after a man armed with an M1 rifle opened fire during a festival in the southern Mexican town of Huehuetan, the Guerrero state Attorney General's Office said Thursday. continue reading »