Follow RT for the latest news and videos on the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala. Volcan de Fuego is one of Central America’s most active volcanoes, located some 16 kilometers (9.9 miles) from Guatemala’s former capital, Antigua Guatemala, a popular tourist destination. The Fuego volcano has been erupting periodically since the 16th century. In June 2018, several strong explosions came from the mountain, causing fast-moving flows of gas and volcanic materials to engulf neighborhoods, forcing thousands out of their homes. Dozens have been killed in the eruption. Visit RT.com to get breaking news and updates on recent Fuego volcano activity in Guatemala.