Guatemala’s ‘Volcano of Fire’ erupts, bringing devastation to capital [Video]

· June 4, 2018  
    Font Size A A A
Volcano erupts in Guatemala
Orlando Estrada/AFP | Getty Images

A volcano erupted near Guatemala City, Guatemala, Sunday, resulting in mass devastation for the country’s capital and its inhabitants.

Stunning videos have emerged on social media, showing the terrifying power possessed by Mother Nature.

The search for victims continues into Monday. The eruption resulted in the deaths of at least 38 people, in addition to the hundreds of injuries that occurred from the eruption of Volcan de Fuego, or “Volcano of Fire.”

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has declared a state of emergency and three days of national mourning.

Some countries, such as the G13 nations and Israel, have already started to dedicate resources toward assisting the relief effort.

Find out what’s really going on in the national security world.

Sign up to get The Dossier in your inbox twice a week.


Author: Jordan Schachtel

Jordan Schachtel is the national security correspondent for Conservative Review and editor of The Dossier for Blaze Media. Follow him on Twitter @JordanSchachtel.