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89. Rains punish Guatemala (again)

2010-09-06 Comments Off on 89. Rains punish Guatemala (again)

Unfortunately for the people — and coffee — of Guatemala, the year of superlative rains continues. More rain fell in the month of August than normally falls in an entire year. And this weekend, 30 mudslides were reported along a particularly tragic 30-mile stretch of the Pan-American highway that cuts through the coffeelands here.