¿Malditos o con mala suerte? Los habitantes de este pueblo tienen que huir de nuevo, esta vez por un volcán

2018 Fuego Volcano Disaster
Juan Ortiz está parado sobre aproximadamente 6 pies de escombros volcánicos en San Miguel los Lotes. Detrás de él, la segunda planta de una casa se alcanza a ver. Espera recuperar los restos de su hijo y de otros parientes cuya casa quedó enterrada bajo los escombros volcánicos (James Rodriguez/For The Times).
(James Rodriguez/For The Times)

Una comunidad indígena sobrevivió a la guerra civil de Guatemala. Pero una erupción volcánica los está obligando a salir de una ciudad que ha simbolizado su resistencia y valor.


Cindy Carcamo covers immigration issues for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she was Arizona bureau chief and a national correspondent for The Times, focusing on border and immigration issues in the Southwest. A Los Angeles native, she has reported in Argentina and Mexico during her time as an Inter American Press Assn. scholar and as a reporter for the Orange County Register. She’s also reported from Guatemala and Honduras where her coverage was part of a team Overseas Press Club Award. She is also the recipient of the French-American Foundation’s 2012 Immigration Journalism Award and was a finalist for the 2012 PEN Center USA Literary Award in Journalism and 2011 Livingston Award.