5 September 2010 Last updated at 15:47 ET Help
Emergency services in Guatemala say up to 100 people are feared to have been buried by landslides on the main highway linking it with Mexico.
The fire department said dozens of people were trying to dig a bus out of a mudslide when a second one engulfed them.
Across Guatemala, 36 people have been confirmed dead in floods and landslides caused by heavy rain. Russell Trott reports.
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