Sunday, 21 July, 2019

At least 30 killed after truck rams into crowd in Guatemala

Truck rams crowd killing at least 32 in Guatemala More than 30 killed in Guatemala after truck ploughs into a crowd
Sandra Phillips | 29 March, 2019, 20:17

The group had wandered onto the Pan-American Highway to investigate the aftermath of another auto crash when the truck hit them, fire department spokesman Cecilio Chacaj said.

Several emergency services units were dispatched to the area to transport over a dozen people injured in the accident to local hospitals, el Periodico reported.

The crowd had come out to investigate the aftermath of a fatal auto crash when the truck collided with them.

Shocking footage has been shared widely across social media, depicting the frightful scene where the victims lay.

The incident happened at kilometre 158 of the Pan-American route, about 90 kilometres east of Guatemala City.

According to media reports, the accident occurred late on Wednesday in the Nahuala municipality, where the crowd had reportedly gathered at the site of another traffic accident.

Stolen Picasso painting worth $28M recovered after 20 years
A Picasso expert from New York's Pace Gallery flew in to verify its authenticity at a high-security warehouse in Amsterdam. Brand said two people with connections in the underground art world contacted him about the painting earlier this month.

Miley Cyrus Is Turning Into Hannah Montana in Real Life!
The singer shared a photo of her younger self and captioned the same as, "It's the 13th anniversary of the first HM episode to air", she wrote.

Trump lashes out at Central America, Mexico on border
Mexico has already allowed the U.S.to return some migrants to Mexico to wait as their asylum cases play out. But Trump vetoed the resolution and the Democratic-led House lacked the votes to override.

According to the Daily Star, at least 125 people have died in road accidents in the country in 2019.

"We sympathize with the injured, their families, and the families of the deceased, hoping they will recover from this tragedy", a statement released on Twitter said.

The government announced three days of mourning from Thursday, while President Jimmy Morales tweeted: "We are now coordinating actions to provide all the support to the victims' families". We are now coordinating actions on providing assistance to the victims' relatives.

"We are attending this national tragedy with the support of all the government institutions to help the families of the victims immediately".

"Our deepest condolences and solidarity".

Recommended

Mike Ashley attacks Debenhams for latest rejection Mike Ashley attacks Debenhams for latest rejection Lenders have until this Thursday to approve Debenhams' cash call, which it says will allow it to restructure. Sports Direct must either announce a firm intention to make an offer or abandon its plan by 22 April.

Goods and Services Trade Deficit Declines in Jan as Agricultural Exports Rise Goods and Services Trade Deficit Declines in Jan as Agricultural Exports Rise Along with a possible front-loading of imports by USA companies, an economic slowdown also seems to be driving a lower deficit. Additionally, given the results, the Atlanta Federal Reserve raised its estimate of first-quarter GDP to 1.5 percent.

NASCAR announces plans to return to MIS in June, August 2020 NASCAR announces plans to return to MIS in June, August 2020 That includes consecutive weekends off for the first time in the modern era so that NBC Sports can focus on the Tokyo Olympics. Texas Motor Speedway has always had a bigger crowd for its NASCAR weekend in the spring compared to the fall.

Tom Cruise bans Nicole Kidman from son Connor's Scientology wedding Tom Cruise bans Nicole Kidman from son Connor's Scientology wedding Scientologist Connor Cruise plans to marry a Italian lady named Silvia who friends have dubbed a " Scientology Princess". Kidman was also not present for daughter Isabella's wedding to Maz Parker in London back in the year 2015.

Watch This - Streets of Rage 4's First Gameplay Footage Watch This - Streets of Rage 4's First Gameplay Footage Streets of Rage 4 was announced in August 2018, and since then we've not heard much on the game, until now. It's a hand-drawn style with a mixture of colour and gritty landscapes, which you can see in action below.

UPS launches first regular drone deliveries in US UPS launches first regular drone deliveries in US NC Department of Transportation is working to leverage drones to expand healthcare access for the residents of the state. The United Parcel Service this week announced a "groundbreaking" new program to deliver medical samples via drone.

The Network has shown high-quality photos Nokia X71 The Network has shown high-quality photos Nokia X71 Users will be able to find this punch hole in the upper-left hand corner of the smartphone's 6.22-inch display. HMD Global is reportedly set to launch a new mid-range smartphone at an event in Taiwan on April 2.

Pauline Hanson has "a lot of questions" about Port Arthur massacre Pauline Hanson has At the 2016 national election, for example, One Nation called for security cameras to be placed in all Australian mosques . Via Twitter, Senator Hanson broke her silence this afternoon, saying she was "disgusted" by the news publication's piece.

U.S. to expand abortion 'gag rule,' won't fund certain groups: Pompeo U.S. to expand abortion 'gag rule,' won't fund certain groups: Pompeo Pompeo denied that claim and said the USA would continue to be a leader in such aid. It is undermining progress on maternal and child health.

Jerod Mayo to join Patriots coaching staff Jerod Mayo to join Patriots coaching staff Though Mayo did not specify, NBC Sports Boston's Tom Curran reported that Mayo will coach linebackers. In just his second season, he was named a team captain. "That wouldn't shock me one bit", Mojo said.

NASA will pay people $19,000 to stay in bed for 60 days NASA will pay people $19,000 to stay in bed for 60 days Researchers are still looking for volunteers for the second phase of the study in autumn. But just be aware, you'll need to translate the page from German to English.

Astronaut Anne McClain speaks out after NASA cancels first all-female spacewalk Astronaut Anne McClain speaks out after NASA cancels first all-female spacewalk Koch, who has a background in electrical engineering and physics, will launch into space on March 14 and join McClain at the ISS. Others said they were sad that a milestone moment for women's space exploration had been deferred, but safety came first.

Captain America Going "Full-Blown Thanos" on Tom Brady Over 'Sh*t' Trump Captain America Going Evans' interview took place a few days before the Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams and won their sixth Super Bowl. And Marvel Studios doesn't seem to mind the potential blowback of Evans's stance.

Warriors Jordan Bell Suspended For Charging Hotel Bill To Assistant Coach Warriors Jordan Bell Suspended For Charging Hotel Bill To Assistant Coach The efficiency of his shooting was highly impressive, as he shot 12-for-13 from field goal range, with only one three-point shot. While it's unclear what Bell did to earn the suspension, his production with the Warriors has been lackluster, at best.

Kvitova glad its over after knife attacker sentenced to eight years Kvitova glad its over after knife attacker sentenced to eight years A man who attacked two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home, stabbing her twice, has been jailed for eight years. Kvitova, a double Wimbledon victor , did not attend today's court session, as she is now playing in the Miami Open.