21 Die in Massive Fire at Shelter for Abused Teens

Guatemala :   21 Die in Massive Fire at Shelter for Abused Teens


Guatemala fire

In Guatemala, at least 21 people are dead after a fire ripped through a government-run shelter for abused teens. At least 40 other girls suffered burns in Wednesday’s blaze in San José Pinula, which began when residents set mattresses on fire to protest overcrowding and dismal conditions at the facility, which held over 500 teens in a center designed to house 400.


Before Fatal Fire, Trouble Abounded at Guatemala Children’s Home …

5 days ago – At least 21 young people were killed in the fire at the Virgen de la Asunción facility, which had a history of abuse and other dangers. … A workman, Arias Pérez, was found guilty of raping ateenage girl with mental disabilities in 2013. … with the headline: Before Fire, Troubles Aplenty atGuatemala Shelter.

Girls killed in fire at San Jose Pinula child centre | News | Al Jazeera

4 days ago – At least 21 girls found dead after fire apparently started in protest against alleged abuse at care home in Guatemala. … Complaints about abuse and living conditions at the overcrowded shelterhave been frequent. …. In our latest online series we showcase the key works of five big thinkers from around the …

Guatemala shelter fire kills teenage girls | News | DW.COM | 10.03.2017

3 days ago – The home for abused and homeless minors had repeatedly been accused … 35 girls haddied as a result of a fire on Wednesday at a shelter for …

Fire hits Guatemala children’s shelter, killing at least 22 – ABC News


4 days ago – Fire hits Guatemala children’s shelter, killing at least 22. … Small, Medium, Large, ExtraLarge … and officials said at least 22 girls died and dozens more were injured. … about abuse and living conditions at the overcrowded shelter have … spokeswoman for Roosevelt Hospital, said the 21st victim had died …

Fire at Guatemala shelter kills 21 teens – News.com.au

5 days ago – Fire at Guatemala shelter kills 21 teens. March 9 … for the prosecutor’s office, said late in the day that at least 20 children and teenagers died.

Fire kills 29 girls at Guatemala shelter for abused children | South …

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5 days ago – A fire tore through a home for abused teenagers and children in Guatemala, killing at least 29 girls on Wednesday after some residents set …

Guatemala: Fire Kills 28 Girls In Children’s Shelter | Time.com


4 days ago – Fire Rips Through a Guatemalan Children’s Shelter Killing 28 Girls … (SAN JOSE PINULA,Guatemala) — The trouble started with a mass … for two hospitals in Guatemala City said nine moredied overnight. … He said younger children fled the shelter because they were being abused by older residents.

PressTV-21 girls killed in fire at Guatemala shelter

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4 days ago – Blaze kills 21 girls in children’s shelter in Guatemala … carrying the corpse of one of the 21victims of a fire at a children’s shelter Virgen de la … and according to the distraught relatives of the residents, abuse was common at the center. … in Tehran 58min · Over 240 corpses found in Mexicomass graves 1hr …


About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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