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11 November 2020

The Queja landslide: Planet Labs imagery

The Queja landslide in Guatemala: Planet Labs have now been able to capture satellite images of the site of the disaster

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9 November 2020

San Cristobal Verapaz: the deadly landslide in Guatemala triggered by Hurricane Eta

San Cristobal Verapaz: the deadly landslide in Guatemala triggered by Hurricane Eta that destroyed the village of Queja

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6 November 2020

Hurricane Eta: dozens killed by landslides in Central America

Hurricane Eta: news reports indicate that dozens of people have been killed by landslides in Central America, with at least 50 deaths in Guatemala alone

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2 November 2020

Nejapa: a deadly channelised flow in El Salvador

Nejapa: a deadly channelised flow in El Salvador on 29 October 2020 killed ten people and displaced 60 families

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17 October 2017

The Bellavista heap leach gold mine landslide in 2007

In October 2007 a 35 million cubic metre landslide closed the Bellavista heap leach gold mine in Costa Rica, with resulting costs of over $100 million

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20 March 2017

La Pintada landslide in Mexico: a new paper that links the slide and the cultural history

In a paper just published in Landslides, Alcántara-Ayala et al. (2017) link the La Pintada landslide in Mexico to ancient rock carvings found in the area

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11 October 2015

El Cambray II: 264 killed, 40 still missing

A new, high quality video shows the recovery operations at the El Cambray II landslide in Guatemala, shich is now known to have killed at least 264 people.

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8 October 2015

An account of the El Cambray landslide in Guatemala

Losses from the El Cambray landslide in Guatemala have now reached 220, with a further 150 people thought to be still missing

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3 October 2015

El Cambray Dos landslide in Guatemala: many killed

Yesterday the large El Cambray Dos landslide in Guatemala killed at least 26 people. Drone footage suggests that this was a rainfall-induced slide in weak rocks.

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8 November 2012

First news and images of landslides from the M=7.4 earthquake in Guatemala yesterday

First reports and images of landslides from the 7th November M=7.4 earthquake in Guatemala

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