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Luz de Maria Fuentes Vazques lost her son when 52 people were killed and six others went missing in five minutes on October 5 when a landslide tore through the village, leaving many boulders in its wake. Townspeople said no one from governmental or non-governmental agencies has visited the town since the disaster. Torrential rains associated with Hurricane Stan inundated parts of Central America in early October, causing flooding and mudslides across western Guatemala.<br />
Luz de Maria Fuentes Vazques lost her son when 52 people were killed and six others went missing in five minutes on October 5 when a landslide tore through the village, leaving many boulders in its wake. Townspeople said no one from governmental or non-governmental agencies has visited the town since the disaster. Torrential rains associated with Hurricane Stan inundated parts of Central America in early October, causing flooding and mudslides across western Guatemala.

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