In February 2012, anti-mining protests left three people dead and brought the Inter-American Highway
to a standstill (NotiCen, Feb.
The works will start at km 62 of the Inter-American Highway
to San Andres Itzapa, which will connect up with route CA-11 and then at km 49 to San Miguel Morazan.
Many of the dead were trapped in mudslides that buried vehicles and a bus traveling the Inter-American Highway
. Subsequent mudslides later trapped rescue workers.
on the Inter-American highway
50 miles outside of the Guatemalan capital, emergency workers said.
The Inter-American Highway
has been cut by more than 30 landslides in a 50km span.
But just as I began considering an alternate plan, the road widened into a beautiful new four-lane highway that snaked through the mountains and, at altitudes of more than 3,300 meters, took me over the highest point of the Inter-American Highway
. The low-traffic road kept climbing until I was above the clouds and gave me one of the best days of riding in my life.
* Work in the forests and parks gave way to defense needs during World War II, and military projects such as the Alaska Highway, Inter-American Highway
, and the Pentagon network were undertaken.
The road to the Monteverde reserve, off the Inter-American Highway
, is rough, steep, and dusty-but still worth taking.
After the mass, indigenous people marched to the junction on the Inter-American Highway
where protestor Jeronimo Rodriguez Tugri was shot by police exactly one year ago.
Part of the funds are for Design & Construction of Three Exchanges on National Route #1, North Inter-American Highway
, Section: Canas, Bagaces, Liberia.
An overnight landslide caused by flooding may have buried around 100 people trying to rescue victims of a previous landslide along the Inter-American Highway
in the Guatemalan highlands.