Landslide in Colombia

This item appears on page 18 of the July 2015 issue.

A landslide in northwestern Colombia on May 18 killed at least 92 people, with an unknown number of people still missing as of press time. Heavy rains forced the Liboriana River to overflow its banks in the town of Salgar, leading to the landslide. Most of the town of Santa Margarita, below Salgar, was washed away in the slide.