Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Ecuador volcano explosion destroys homes of 100,000 residents

People's Daily Online:
Patricio Donoso, president of Ecuador's Chamber of Agriculture, said on Monday that 100,000 people have lost their homes and 15,000 hectares of land were destroyed by the eruption of Tungurahua Volcano some 135 km south of the capital Quito."
I don't seem to see this anywhere else in the news. Happpened two days ago. Maybe tomorrow someone will mention it.

I do see a story about people injured when a cruise ship tilted...


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