Guatemala girls home fire kills 34

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    34 Girls Burned to Death in Fire at Guatemala girls shelter...
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    Guatemala Mourns for 34 Girls Burned to Death in Fire at State-Run Shelter
    March 09, 2017 - Guatemala is in mourning after the horrific fire Wednesday that killed 34 teenage girls at a shelter for troubled young people near Guatemala City.
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    March 09, 2017 — A fire that ripped through an overcrowded home for abused children in Guatemala killed at least 30 people, mostly girls, and doctors on Thursday described their shock at the severity of the burns suffered by two dozen more hospitalized victims.
     
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    Morales calls for a restructuring of his country’s youth shelter system...
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    Guatemalan leader vows change after deadly fire
    Sat, Mar 11, 2017 - Guatemala’s president called for a restructuring of his country’s youth shelter system following a fire that killed at least 35 girls at an overcrowded government facility for children, while grieving families began receiving the bodies of their loved ones.
     
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    Death toll in Guatemala girls shelter fire rises to 38...
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    Death toll in Guatemala fire rises to 38 girls
    Mar 11,`17) -- A key Guatemalan official was ordered not to leave the country Saturday as the death toll rose to 38 girls in fire that began when mattresses were set ablaze during a protest by residents at a youth shelter.
     
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    Officials from Social Welfare agency charged over girl's shelter fire...
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    Guatemala charges officials over shelter fire that killed 41 girls
    April 5, 2017 -- Guatemala's Public Ministry said prosecutors charged three former officials from the Secretariat of Social Welfare agency over the deaths of 41 girls in the fire at the government-run Virgen de la Asunción shelter.
     
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    Oh how tragic.........
     
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    5 more Guatemalan officials charged over girls' shelter fire...
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    Guatemala charges five more officials over fire that killed 41 girls
    June 26, 2017 -- Guatemala's Public Ministry said two police and three social welfare officials were charged with crimes after an investigation into the deaths of 41 girls in the fire at the government-run Virgen de la Asunción shelter.
     

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