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So unless I missed it, this isn't news then?

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supercrutch

supercrutch Report 7 Nov 2012 21:32

7.4 magnitude earthquake in Guatemala.

I only found out by being told on FB that my son and everyone else is OK.

I suppose they couldn't possibly drop some of the wall to wall coverage of the US election :-| :-|

Sue

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 Nov 2012 21:35

well they certainly kept that under wraps - glad son is OK :-)

supercrutch

supercrutch Report 7 Nov 2012 21:52

Thanks Ann

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AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 7 Nov 2012 21:54

Yes, glad he is ok Sue. Sounds as if it was a big one.

MR_MAGOO

MR_MAGOO Report 7 Nov 2012 21:58

Seems like there was one............

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2012/11/07/earthquake-rocks-guatemala-city-mexico-says-usgs/


MR_MAGOO

MR_MAGOO Report 7 Nov 2012 21:58

Glad to here he's ok Sis........ :-)

supercrutch

supercrutch Report 7 Nov 2012 22:06

Thanks Bro :-D

This happened before during the US floods in 2006 (?), Mayan villages were being destroyed by mud slides, many villagers died and not one word on the news here until 4 days later and that was a 20 second slot!

I appreciate that I have a special interest but news isn't all about the USA or Jimmy Savile :-(

MR_MAGOO

MR_MAGOO Report 7 Nov 2012 22:15

Probably best to look on the internet for world news as it's updated quite often during the day.

supercrutch

supercrutch Report 7 Nov 2012 22:33

I have a running BBC ticker, fat lot of good that is!

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 7 Nov 2012 22:38

Surely that bloody election fever is over now...


Glad to hear yer lad is ok Sue Sue <3

Wend

Wend Report 7 Nov 2012 23:03

Very glad to hear your son is OK Sue.

Don't think I want a running BBC ticker now. :-S

Tecwyn

Tecwyn Report 7 Nov 2012 23:17

I quite often listen to the BBC World Service during the night if I can't sleep. Amazing what they report on there that we never hear about on our news channels.
Pleased to see that your son is safe Sue.

Tec.

supercrutch

supercrutch Report 7 Nov 2012 23:58

Thanks all,

Just seen it on a Sky News banner, probably enough deaths now to warrant a mention!

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 8 Nov 2012 00:15

GLAD SON IS OKAY

supercrutch

supercrutch Report 8 Nov 2012 00:17

Thanks Dizzi

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