Japan Quake Death Toll Stands at 7,197

1 Tokyo, Mar 19. -The death toll from Japan�s earthquake and tsunami now stands at 7,197, while 10,905 people were still missing, police reported Saturday. Without ending rescue operations or the recovery of bodies amid continuing aftershocks, efforts were focused on gradually moving towards some semblance of normal life. In the coastal city of Rikuzentakata, construction began Saturday on 200

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Nuclear Situation in Japan Remains Critical

0 Tokyo, Mar 16. -The nuclear crisis in Japan triggered by the earthquake and tsunami last Friday remains critical Wednesday after another reactor caught fire, and the number of dead and missing keeps rising. Tokyo Fears Radioactive Fallout The incident was detected early today in an area of the No. 4 reactor of the Fukushima No.1 plant, thus increasing concerns

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Guatemala Ends Another Year Without Peace

1 Guatemala, Dec. 30. -A number of issues are still pending in Guatemala today, 14 years after the signing of the peace agreements and the end of an armed conflict that began in 1960 and left over 200,000 dead and missing. As analysts say, a new war is being carried out in this country marked by intense violence, which is

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