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B. 2018-04-19 Puerto Rico hit by first island-wide blackout since Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico
2018-02-17 13 dead as helicopter assessing Mexico quake damage plummets Jamiltepec, Mexico
D. 2018-02-16 Mexico earthquake: Strong tremor hits Oaxaca state Pinotepa de Don Luis, Oaxaca, Mexico
E. 2018-01-20 Brazil declares yellow fever emergency in Minas Gerais Minas Gerais, Brazil
F. 2018-01-02 Dozens killed as coach plunges off cliff Curva del Diablo, Pasamayo, Peru
G. 2017-12-31 Costa Rica plane crash kills 12, including 10 visitors Guanacaste, Costa Rica
H. 2017-12-31 10 killed in fiery crash along Mexico's Pacific coast Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
8. 2017-12-16 ARA San Juan: Argentina navy chief sacked Argentina
9. 2017-11-30 Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation Argentina

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Mexico: Powerful earthquake topples buildings, killing scores Map of Atencingo Puebla Mexico  A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 140 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City Hurricane Irma pummels Turks and Caicos islands Magnitude-8 earthquake hits southern Mexico Hurricane Irma causes devastation across the Caribbean Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia   A chartered aircraft carrying a Brazilian soccer team for a regional tournament final has crashed on its way to Medellin's international air... Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds dead in Haiti storm disaster Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds Zika: WHO declares global emergency Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000 Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria   Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138  The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Haiti has risen to more than 150 confirmed deaths   Last trapped Chile miner rescued   The last of the 33 miners trapped deep underground in northern Chile for more than two months has been rescued 33 trapped miners alive after 17 days Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile 'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti 'Swine flu' kills 60 337 killed in earthquake About 200 dead from plane crash 160 believed dead in jet crash Supermarket fire death toll tops 300
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Nov.17   Argentina
  The Argentine navy is searching the South Atlantic for ARA San Juan, a German-built TR-1700 that has not made contact for 48 hours
Sep.19   Mexico
Sep.7   Caribbean
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Sep.6   Antigua & Barbuda


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Nov.28   Colombia
Oct.6   Haiti
Apr.16   Ecuador
Feb.1   South America


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Dec.25   Paraguay
Nov.5   Brazil


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Aug.13   Sao Paulo


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Jan.27   Brazil


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Oct.13   Chile
Aug.22   Chile
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Jan.12   Haiti


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Sound detected in search for missing sub consistent with non-nuclear explosion Argentine navy loses contact with submarine Map of Patagonia Argentina


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Apr. 19  Puerto Rico  Puerto Rico hit by first island-wide blackout since Hurricane Maria


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Feb.17  Mexico  13 dead as helicopter assessing Mexico quake damage plummets
Feb.16  Mexico  Mexico earthquake: Strong tremor hits Oaxaca state


year 2017 Top ^

Dec.31  Costa Rica  Costa Rica plane crash kills 12, including 10 visitors
Nov.30  Argentina  Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation
Nov.23   Argentina
Nov.17   Argentina
  The Argentine navy is searching the South Atlantic for ARA San Juan, a German-built TR-1700 that has not made contact for 48 hours
Oct.5   Costa Rica Storm Nate: 22 dead in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras Sep.20  Puerto Rico  Whole of Puerto Rico without power  Mexico  Race to find survivors under collapsed school Sep.19   Mexico Mexico: Powerful earthquake topples buildings, killing scores Map of Atencingo Puebla Mexico
  A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 140 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City
 More than 20 children died and 30 were missing after a school collapsed in the 7.1 magnitude quake that caused major damage in neighbouring states while many people took part in an earthquake drill 32 years after a quake killed thousands in Mexico City
Sep.17   Lesser Antilles Hurricane Maria to become major storm near Caribbean islands Sep.8   Cuba Hurricane Irma: Cuba hit with strong winds and heavy rain Sep.7   Caribbean Hurricane Irma pummels Turks and Caicos islands   Irma has pummelled the Turks and Caicos Islands after leaving a trail of destruction across the Caribbean, killing at least 14 people   Chiapas Magnitude-8 earthquake hits southern Mexico   The quake is causing buildings to sway violently and people to flee into the street in panic as far away as the capital city  Antigua & Barbuda  Hurricane Irma causes devastation in the Caribbean Sep.6   Antigua & Barbuda Hurricane Irma causes devastation across the Caribbean   Irma is reducing buildings to rubble and leaving at least seven people dead. Barbuda is said to be 'barely habitable'. St Martin is almost d... Sep.5  Puerto Rico  Hurricane Irma: Residents prepare for 'catastrophic' storm Jun.25  Colombia  Colombia boat sinking: Six killed and 16 missing Apr.1  Colombia  Colombia landslides: Over 200 die in Putumayo floods Mar.8   Guatemala Guatemala mourns after children's home fire kills 35 girls Jan.26   Chile Chile's worst wildfires destroy town, death toll at 10

year 2016 Top ^

Dec.20  Mexico  Dozens killed in Mexico fireworks blast Nov.30  Colombia  Chapecoense air crash: Colombia investigates fuel link Nov.28   Colombia Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia
Map of Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport Medellin Colombia
  A chartered aircraft carrying a Brazilian soccer team for a regional tournament final has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport.    A plane was car...
Oct.7  Haiti  Hurricane Matthew: Haiti dead reach 800 as south awaits aid Oct.6   Haiti Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds dead in Haiti storm disaster
Map of Roche-a-Bateau Haiti  The death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew - the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade - has soared to more than 300, officials say Oct.5  Haiti  Hurricane Matthew: Struggle to reach worst-hit parts of Haiti Oct.4  Haiti  Hurricane Matthew: Category Four storm pounds Haiti Aug.3  Belize  Hurricane Earl heads for landfall in Belize Apr.20   Mexico Petrochemical plant blast kills 3, injures more than 136 Apr.18   Ecuador Ecuador earthquake: At least 413 people confirmed dead Apr.16   Ecuador Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds Map of Muisne Ecuador  The quake struck at 18:58 local time on Saturday near the town of Muisne. Severe damage is reported in many areas, with a bridge destroyed Feb.1   South America Zika: WHO declares global emergency   A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the WHO

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.25   Paraguay   Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000   More than 150,000 people have been driven from their homes by some of the worst flooding in years Nov.5   Brazil Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais   More than a dozen people are feared dead after a dam holding back waste water from an iron ore mine in Brazil burst, flooding nearby homes Oct.23   Mexico Hurricane Patricia makes landfall in Mexico
Sep.16  Chile  Tsunami alert as Chile hit by powerful earthquake Mar.13  Chile  Forest fire rages near Valparaiso, thousands evacuated Mar.9   Argentina French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead Jan.29  Mexico  Mexico City gas truck explodes near maternity hospital

year 2014 Top ^

Oct.6  Colombia  Lightning strike kills 11 members of indigenous tribe Aug.13   Sao Paulo Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash   Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when a small plane carrying him to a campaign stop crashed into a residential neighborhood, state media report... Jul.3  Brazil  Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses Apr.1  Chile  Tsunami warning after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile

year 2013 Top ^

Nov.27  Sao Paulo  Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium Sep.16   Mexico Mexico battered by deadly storms
Feb.3  Paraguay  Paraguay candidate Oviedo killed Jan.31   Mexico Mexico City blast at Pemex, state oil giant, kills 25 Jan.27   Brazil Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria Map of Santa Maria Brazil  At least 230 people have died in a fire that swept through a nightclub in a university city in southern Brazil, police and officials say Jan.5  Venezuela  Italian fashion boss Missoni missing off Venezuela

year 2012 Top ^

Oct.25  Cuba  Sandy kills 11 in Cuba, then batters Bahamas Aug.25  Venezuela  Blast halts Venezuela refinery  Haiti  Tropical Storm Isaac lashes Haiti Feb.22   Argentina Argentina train crash 'kills 49'
Feb.15   Honduras Nearly 300 killed in Honduras prison fire Jan.25  Rio de Janeiro  High-rise collapses with reports of 11 dead

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.11  Mexico  Mexican interior minister killed in crash Jan.13   Rio de Janeiro Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding


year 2010 Top ^

Nov.16  Dominican Republic  Haiti cholera spreads over border Nov.15  Haiti  Haiti cholera protests target UN Nov.8   Haiti Haiti capital cholera fears grow
Oct.24  Haiti  U.N.: Cholera in Haiti's capital 'worrying' Oct.22   Haiti   Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
  The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Haiti has risen to more than 150 confirmed deaths.    All the reported cases are in the Artibonite and Central Plateau regions. Hosp...
Oct.13   Chile   Last trapped Chile miner rescued
Map of Copiapo Chile
  The last of the 33 miners trapped deep underground in northern Chile for more than two months has been rescued.    They were greeted by families and President Sebastian Pinera. The rescued miners have been taken to hospital with sev...
Oct.12  Chile  First Chile miner reaches surface Oct.9  Chile  Rescue drill reaches trapped miners Sep.17  Chile  Bore hole reaches trapped Chilean miners Aug.31  Chile  Drilling to reach miners begins Aug.28  Chile  'Plan B' for quicker mine rescue Aug.22   Chile   33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
Map of Copiapo Chile  Miners are alive and in a shelter, President Pinera said, raising hopes for the first time in the nearly 3 weeks since the mine collapsed Aug.16  Colombia  737 breaks apart on island landing Aug.6   Chile 33 workers trapped in mine Jun.1  Guatemala  More than 175 dead from weekend storm May.29   Guatemala Deadly storm hits Central America Apr.6   Rio de Janeiro Rains, flooding kill 200 in Brazil Mar.1  Chile  Extra troops deployed amid quake unrest Feb.27   Chile Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile   An earthquake is killing at least 147 people and triggering tsunami warnings for the entire Pacific basin. The quake struck at 3:34 a.m. off... Jan.27  Haiti  Girl, 16, pulled from rubble Jan.24  Haiti  Haiti capital earthquake toll 150,000 Jan.23  Haiti  Victim rescue operation declared over Jan.20   Haiti US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti  Haiti  Desperate flood port hoping for way out Jan.18  Haiti  US marines arrive to bolster quake efforts Jan.15  Haiti  Rescued girl dies after bid to save her Jan.13   Haiti Haiti capital 'flattened,' many feared dead Jan.12   Haiti   'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
Map of Port-au-Prince Haiti  A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck southern Haiti, knocking down buildings and power lines. Heavy damage and bodies in the streets of the capital

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.23  Puerto Rico  Fire rages at fuel depot May.28  Brazil  Dam bursts after more rain Apr.30   Mexico Mexico shuts down to control flu
Apr.25  Mexico  WHO: Mexico flu 'a potential pandemic' Apr.24   Mexico   'Swine flu' kills 60 Map of Mexico City Mexico  The World Health Organization says it suspects flu has killed 60 people and infected 800 others; majority of the cases were in the capital

year 2008 Top ^

Nov.27  Brazil  Death toll climbs in flooding Nov.7   Haiti At least 84 dead in school collapse
Feb.21  Venezuela  Jetliner crashes in mountains

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.14   Chile Thousands homeless after quake
Nov.2   Mexico Floods strand 300,000; more rain ahead Oct.29  Dominican Republic  11 dead from Tropical Storm Noel Sep.6  Nicaragua  Hurricane Felix death toll nears 100 Aug.21  Yucatan  Dean slams into Yucatan, loses steam Aug.16   Peru 337 killed in earthquake   All but one of the deaths were in the coastal province of Ica, about 165 miles south of Lima Jul.17   Sao Paulo About 200 dead from plane crash   TAM Airlines Airbus 320 skidded across a road and crashed into a building, carrying 176 people crashed while attempting to land in heavy rai... Jan.13  Sao Paulo  Rescue mission in collapse

year 2006 Top ^

Sep.29   Amazon Plane lost over Amazon
Feb.25  Mexico  Mine missing declared dead Feb.19   Mexico Blast traps 66 in mine

year 2005 Top ^

Oct.21  Yucatan  Hurricane batters resorts Oct.9  Guatemala  Slide toll may hit 1,400 Oct.5  El Salvador  Hurricane Stan's death toll climbs to 135 Aug.23  Peru  Airliner crashes in jungle Aug.16   Venezuela   160 believed dead in jet crash   The Colombian MD-82 aircraft carrying 160 people crashed in a remote area of western Venezuela May.20  Chile  Missing 41 troops feared dead

year 2004 Top ^

Dec.30  Argentina  175 dead in Buenos Aires club fire Sep.22  Haiti  Jeanne leaves more than 1,050 dead Aug.1   Paraguay Supermarket fire death toll tops 300  The fire broke out at the Ycua Bolanos supermarket while it was crowded with Sunday shoppers. Dozens were injured May.27  Haiti  1,000 people feared dead in flood town

year 2002 Top ^

Jan.28  Ecuador  Airliner crashed with 92 people

year 2001 Top ^

Dec.29  Peru  Fireworks blaze kills 230 Jun.23  Peru  Powerful 7.9 earthquake Jan.13  El Salvador  7.6 earthquake


Guatemala mourns after children's home fire kills 35 girls Chile's worst wildfires destroy town, death toll at 10 Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria Map of Santa Maria Brazil  At least 230 people have died in a fire that swept through a nightclub in a university city in southern Brazil, police and officials say Nearly 300 killed in Honduras prison fire Supermarket fire death toll tops 300  The fire broke out at the Ycua Bolanos supermarket while it was crowded with Sunday shoppers. Dozens were injured Mexico: Powerful earthquake topples buildings, killing scores Map of Atencingo Puebla Mexico




Latin America, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2017
Mar.8   Guatemala
Jan.26   Chile
2015
Mar.13  Chile  Forest fire rages near Valparaiso, thousands evacuated
2013
Jan.27   Brazil
2012
Feb.15   Honduras
2009
Oct.23  Puerto Rico  Fire rages at fuel depot
2004
Dec.30  Argentina  175 dead in Buenos Aires club fire
Aug.1   Paraguay
2001
Dec.29  Peru  Fireworks blaze kills 230




Latin America, Disasters Fatal Accident Timeline ... See World Fatal Accident timeline Top ^
2005
May.20  Chile  Missing 41 troops feared dead




Latin America, Disasters Earthquake Timeline ... See World Earthquake timeline Top ^
2018
Feb.16  Mexico  Mexico earthquake: Strong tremor hits Oaxaca state
2017
Sep.20  Mexico  Race to find survivors under collapsed school
Sep.19   Mexico
  A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 140 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City
 More than 20 children died and 30 were missing after a school collapsed in the 7.1 magnitude quake that caused major damage in neighbouring states while many people took part in an earthquake drill 32 years after a quake killed thousands in Mexico City
Sep.7   Chiapas Magnitude-8 earthquake hits southern Mexico   The quake is causing buildings to sway violently and people to flee into the street in panic as far away as the capital city 2016 Apr.18   Ecuador Ecuador earthquake: At least 413 people confirmed dead Apr.16   Ecuador Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds
Map of Muisne Ecuador  The quake struck at 18:58 local time on Saturday near the town of Muisne. Severe damage is reported in many areas, with a bridge destroyed 2015 Sep.16  Chile  Tsunami alert as Chile hit by powerful earthquake 2014 Apr.1  Chile  Tsunami warning after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile 2010 Mar.1  Chile  Extra troops deployed amid quake unrest Feb.27   Chile Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile   An earthquake is killing at least 147 people and triggering tsunami warnings for the entire Pacific basin. The quake struck at 3:34 a.m. off... Jan.27  Haiti  Girl, 16, pulled from rubble Jan.24  Haiti  Haiti capital earthquake toll 150,000 Jan.23  Haiti  Victim rescue operation declared over Jan.20   Haiti US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti Jan.20  Haiti  Desperate flood port hoping for way out Jan.18  Haiti  US marines arrive to bolster quake efforts Jan.15  Haiti  Rescued girl dies after bid to save her Jan.13   Haiti Haiti capital 'flattened,' many feared dead Jan.12   Haiti   'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
Map of Port-au-Prince Haiti  A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck southern Haiti, knocking down buildings and power lines. Heavy damage and bodies in the streets of the capital 2007 Nov.14   Chile Thousands homeless after quake Aug.16   Peru 337 killed in earthquake   All but one of the deaths were in the coastal province of Ica, about 165 miles south of Lima 2001 Jun.23  Peru  Powerful 7.9 earthquake Jan.13  El Salvador  7.6 earthquake



Latin America, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2016 Feb.1   South America Zika: WHO declares global emergency   A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the WHO 2010 Nov.16  Dominican Republic  Haiti cholera spreads over border Nov.15  Haiti  Haiti cholera protests target UN Nov.8   Haiti Haiti capital cholera fears grow
Oct.24  Haiti  U.N.: Cholera in Haiti's capital 'worrying' Oct.22   Haiti   Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
  The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Haiti has risen to more than 150 confirmed deaths.    All the reported cases are in the Artibonite and Central Plateau regions. Hosp...
2009 Apr.30   Mexico Mexico shuts down to control flu
Apr.25  Mexico  WHO: Mexico flu 'a potential pandemic' Apr.24   Mexico   'Swine flu' kills 60
Map of Mexico City Mexico  The World Health Organization says it suspects flu has killed 60 people and infected 800 others; majority of the cases were in the capital



Latin America, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2017 Nov.30  Argentina  Argentina sub mission no longer a rescue operation Nov.23   Argentina Sound detected in search for missing sub consistent with non-nuclear explosion
Nov.17   Argentina Argentine navy loses contact with submarine Map of Patagonia Argentina
  The Argentine navy is searching the South Atlantic for ARA San Juan, a German-built TR-1700 that has not made contact for 48 hours
Jun.25  Colombia  Colombia boat sinking: Six killed and 16 missing



Latin America, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2018 Apr. 19  Puerto Rico  Puerto Rico hit by first island-wide blackout since Hurricane Maria



Latin America, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2010 Aug.22   Chile   33 trapped miners alive after 17 days Map of Copiapo Chile  Miners are alive and in a shelter, President Pinera said, raising hopes for the first time in the nearly 3 weeks since the mine collapsed Aug.6   Chile 33 workers trapped in mine 2006 Feb.25  Mexico  Mine missing declared dead Feb.19   Mexico Blast traps 66 in mine



Latin America, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2017 Oct.5   Costa Rica Storm Nate: 22 dead in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras
Sep.20  Puerto Rico  Whole of Puerto Rico without power Sep.17   Lesser Antilles Hurricane Maria to become major storm near Caribbean islands Sep.8   Cuba Hurricane Irma: Cuba hit with strong winds and heavy rain Sep.7   Caribbean Hurricane Irma pummels Turks and Caicos islands   Irma has pummelled the Turks and Caicos Islands after leaving a trail of destruction across the Caribbean, killing at least 14 people Sep.7  Antigua & Barbuda  Hurricane Irma causes devastation in the Caribbean Sep.6   Antigua & Barbuda Hurricane Irma causes devastation across the Caribbean   Irma is reducing buildings to rubble and leaving at least seven people dead. Barbuda is said to be 'barely habitable'. St Martin is almost d... Sep.5  Puerto Rico  Hurricane Irma: Residents prepare for 'catastrophic' storm 2016 Oct.7  Haiti  Hurricane Matthew: Haiti dead reach 800 as south awaits aid Oct.6   Haiti Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds dead in Haiti storm disaster Map of Roche-a-Bateau Haiti  The death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew - the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade - has soared to more than 300, officials say Oct.5  Haiti  Hurricane Matthew: Struggle to reach worst-hit parts of Haiti Oct.4  Haiti  Hurricane Matthew: Category Four storm pounds Haiti Aug.3  Belize  Hurricane Earl heads for landfall in Belize 2015 Oct.23   Mexico Hurricane Patricia makes landfall in Mexico 2014 Oct.6  Colombia  Lightning strike kills 11 members of indigenous tribe 2013 Sep.16   Mexico Mexico battered by deadly storms 2012 Oct.25  Cuba  Sandy kills 11 in Cuba, then batters Bahamas Aug.25  Haiti  Tropical Storm Isaac lashes Haiti 2010 Jun.1  Guatemala  More than 175 dead from weekend storm May.29   Guatemala Deadly storm hits Central America Apr.6   Rio de Janeiro Rains, flooding kill 200 in Brazil 2007 Oct.29  Dominican Republic  11 dead from Tropical Storm Noel Sep.6  Nicaragua  Hurricane Felix death toll nears 100 Aug.21  Yucatan  Dean slams into Yucatan, loses steam 2005 Oct.21  Yucatan  Hurricane batters resorts Oct.5  El Salvador  Hurricane Stan's death toll climbs to 135 2004 Sep.22  Haiti  Jeanne leaves more than 1,050 dead



Latin America, Disasters Landslide Timeline ... See World Landslide timeline Top ^
2017 Apr.1  Colombia  Colombia landslides: Over 200 die in Putumayo floods 2007 Jan.13  Sao Paulo  Rescue mission in collapse



Latin America, Disasters Flood Timeline ... See World Flood timeline Top ^
2015 Dec.25   Paraguay   Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000   More than 150,000 people have been driven from their homes by some of the worst flooding in years Nov.5   Brazil Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais   More than a dozen people are feared dead after a dam holding back waste water from an iron ore mine in Brazil burst, flooding nearby homes 2011 Jan.13   Rio de Janeiro Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding
2009 May.28  Brazil  Dam bursts after more rain 2008 Nov.27  Brazil  Death toll climbs in flooding 2007 Nov.2   Mexico Floods strand 300,000; more rain ahead 2004 May.27  Haiti  1,000 people feared dead in flood town



Latin America, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2018 Feb.17  Mexico  13 dead as helicopter assessing Mexico quake damage plummets 2017 Dec.31  Costa Rica  Costa Rica plane crash kills 12, including 10 visitors 2016 Nov.30  Colombia  Chapecoense air crash: Colombia investigates fuel link Nov.28   Colombia Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia
Map of Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport Medellin Colombia
  A chartered aircraft carrying a Brazilian soccer team for a regional tournament final has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport.    A plane was car...
2015 Mar.9   Argentina French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead 2014 Aug.13   Sao Paulo Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash   Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when a small plane carrying him to a campaign stop crashed into a residential neighborhood, state media report... 2013 Feb.3  Paraguay  Paraguay candidate Oviedo killed Jan.5  Venezuela  Italian fashion boss Missoni missing off Venezuela 2011 Nov.11  Mexico  Mexican interior minister killed in crash 2010 Aug.16  Colombia  737 breaks apart on island landing 2008 Feb.21  Venezuela  Jetliner crashes in mountains 2007 Jul.17   Sao Paulo About 200 dead from plane crash   TAM Airlines Airbus 320 skidded across a road and crashed into a building, carrying 176 people crashed while attempting to land in heavy rai... 2006 Sep.29   Amazon Plane lost over Amazon 2005 Aug.23  Peru  Airliner crashes in jungle Aug.16   Venezuela   160 believed dead in jet crash   The Colombian MD-82 aircraft carrying 160 people crashed in a remote area of western Venezuela 2002 Jan.28  Ecuador  Airliner crashed with 92 people



Latin America, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2014 Jul.3  Brazil  Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses 2013 Nov.27  Sao Paulo  Two dead at Brazilian World Cup stadium 2008 Nov.7   Haiti At least 84 dead in school collapse




Latin America, Disasters Railroad Disasters Timeline ... See World Railroad Disasters timeline Top ^
2012 Feb.22   Argentina Argentina train crash 'kills 49'




Latin America, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2010 Oct.13   Chile   Last trapped Chile miner rescued
Map of Copiapo Chile
  The last of the 33 miners trapped deep underground in northern Chile for more than two months has been rescued.    They were greeted by families and President Sebastian Pinera. The rescued miners have been taken to hospital with sev...
Oct.12  Chile  First Chile miner reaches surface Oct.9  Chile  Rescue drill reaches trapped miners Sep.17  Chile  Bore hole reaches trapped Chilean miners Aug.31  Chile  Drilling to reach miners begins Aug.28  Chile  'Plan B' for quicker mine rescue 2005 Oct.9  Guatemala  Slide toll may hit 1,400



Latin America, Disasters Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2016 Dec.20  Mexico  Dozens killed in Mexico fireworks blast Apr.20   Mexico Petrochemical plant blast kills 3, injures more than 136
2015 Jan.29  Mexico  Mexico City gas truck explodes near maternity hospital 2013 Jan.31   Mexico Mexico City blast at Pemex, state oil giant, kills 25 2012 Aug.25  Venezuela  Blast halts Venezuela refinery Jan.25  Rio de Janeiro  High-rise collapses with reports of 11 dead