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Third body found in Guatemala sinkhole (WOW! pictures)
Chicago Sun-Times ^ | February 25, 2007

Posted on 02/26/2007 11:39:52 AM PST by lizol

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To: wardaddy
Yeah...its a bad part of town.
I also got an email last night from a former colleague who is there, it seems that 2 guys tried to kidnap an guy who is an official with Taiwan's embassy in Guatemala. Nothing came of it. He talked and stalled the guys until a passing policia noticed something going on. The cop got them all out of the car, separated them and the Taiwanese guy told him what was happening.
Just a couple of locals looking to make some $$$s with the 'chino.'
151 posted on 06/01/2010 6:16:16 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: lizol; SE Mom; onyx; penelopesire; hoosiermama; maggief; Liz; rodguy911

Utterly shocking and breathtaking !
Lord, protect us.


152 posted on 06/01/2010 6:39:17 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, hunker down & go Galt)
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To: STARWISE

Thanks for the ping. It’s so surreal. The hole is almost perfectly round.


153 posted on 06/01/2010 7:00:07 PM PDT by penelopesire ("Did you plug the hole yet daddy?")
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To: gridlock
What happened to all the dirt?

Good question! And what was under it, or not under it, to cause it to sink?

What other areas of the Guatemala have "nothing under them" and could sink in the future?

154 posted on 06/01/2010 7:03:18 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: DTogo

Those are some photos!

When I heard the news of the latest collapse, I didn’t picture anything that big.

We have a lot of sinkholes in coal country in PA., but nothing like that!


155 posted on 06/02/2010 12:19:59 PM PDT by Palladin (Commodore Obama: "Damn the Constitution. Full speed ahead!")
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To: penelopesire

So perfectly round it makes you think there may have been a manmade structure there built by an ancient civilization.

A huge central well or something.

Maybe our Freeper historians can enlighten us.


156 posted on 06/02/2010 12:22:46 PM PDT by Palladin (Commodore Obama: "Damn the Constitution. Full speed ahead!")
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To: zarf

Can you imagine being an emergency rescue worker there? They are put in enormous danger in what reads like the grossest of circumstances.


157 posted on 06/02/2010 12:25:33 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Palladin

That sounds perfectly plausible for sure. It certainly sank into the abyss.


158 posted on 06/02/2010 2:13:05 PM PDT by penelopesire ("Did you plug the hole yet daddy?")
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To: penelopesire

the local authoroties are still looking into it....


159 posted on 06/02/2010 3:38:07 PM PDT by razbinn (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America,and to the republic for which it ...)
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To: reagan_fanatic

hilarious!!


160 posted on 06/02/2010 5:54:45 PM PDT by gibsosa
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To: lizol

i did it ....lol jk ..but omg! thats big!


161 posted on 06/03/2010 4:34:16 AM PDT by adnoR
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the local authoroties are still looking into it....

They suspect that it is actually Barney Frank's ASSH*LE...

162 posted on 06/09/2010 3:02:06 PM PDT by Huebolt (Government bureaucracies: DE-UNIONIZE, DOWNSIZE, DECENTRALIZE)
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