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Volcanic Eruptions

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  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    This week in Latin America mother nature took a turn for the worse as the Calbuco volcano erupted after almost 5 decades of inactivity. It billowed a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous area in southern Chile. Authorities ordered the evacuation of the inhabitants of nearby communities. The head of the national mining and geology service said the volcano's eruptive process could last weeks or even months.
  • Soldiers clear ash from around Chile's Calbuco volcano

    Soldiers were sent to clear ash from towns and roads near Chile's Calbuco volcano, which was quieter but continued to release columns of ash days after emitting twin spectacular eruptions. Late Sunday, Chile's National Geology and Mining Service said...

    The Week in Pictures | April 20 – 26, 2015

    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, ethnic Armenians worldwide marked the 100-year anniversary of a genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks that claimed the lives of about 1.2 million Armenians from 1915 to 1918.

    Volcano still active, but Chile no longer fears major blast

    Authorities downgraded the likelihood of a major eruption at the Calbuco volcano, although the mountain remained active Saturday and the ash clouds it already ejected caused cancelations of more airline flights. Rodrigo Alvarez, head of the National...

    Chileans moved after dangerous volcanic mudflows detected

    Chileans moved after dangerous volcanic mudflows detected
     Authorities urged 2,000 people living near the Calbuco volcano to evacuate Friday after potentially devastating mudflows of volcanic debris were detected in a nearby river, the result of two huge eruptions this week that sent ash across large swaths of...