James Rodriguez/Panos Pictures

San Miguel Los Lotes, Escuintla, Guatemala

Juan Ortiz, 63, from El Barrio, stands over roughly 2 meters of volcanic debris along the former main thoroughfare of San Miguel los Lotes and in front of a house where only the second story can be seen as the rest remains completely buried. A violent eruption by Fuego Volcano completely destroyed the community on Sunday 3 June 2018. Mr. Ortiz is hoping to recover the remains of his son Jesus Ezequiel Ortiz and other relatives whose home was completely buried under the volcanic debris. As of now, over 110 victims have been identified, with at least 200 missing and thousands evacuated from neighboring villages.

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James Rodriguez/Panos Pictures
San Miguel Los Lotes, Escuintla
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