Guatemala Earthquake Aftermath:


A 7.4-magnitude earthquake off the Pacific coast hit Guatemala Wednesday Nov. 7.

The strongest earthquake since1976 for the nation left at least 52 dead and thousands

of others without homes, electricity or water. The San Marcos department, located at

the borderwith Mexico was the hardest hit area.



(left) Seven-year-old Yorleny Barrrios sits by the rubble of her house

destroyed by a 7.4 earthquake struck Guatemala Wednesday Nov. 7.

The families of five, including a 10-day-old newborn, all survived

and sleep in a makeshift tent at nearby their destroyed house. San Jose El Recreo,

San Marcos, Guatemala.




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