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Thousands Evacuated as Guatemala Volcano Erupts Again

(TelesurTv) Authorities in Guatemala declared a red alert and evacuated around 4,000 people early Monday after the country’s fiery Fuego volcano erupted for the fifth time this year, sending bursts of ash and lava down the mountain.
Memories are still fresh of the volcano’s eruption in June which swept away villages and left nearly 200 people dead and 235 missing.
The volcano last erupted in early November without causing damage but experts have become increasingly concerned about renewed activity inside the volcano since Sunday.
A spokesman for Guatemala’s disaster management agency CONRED said it decided to evacuate the municipality of Escuintla and two other districts. Some 4,000 people were taken to temporary shelters as a precaution.
Dozens of residents are being sheltered in tents at a sports stadium in

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