Rosalva Rodas Alfaro

5 July 1972–30 July 2009 (Age 37)
Nuevo San Carlos, Retalhuleu, Guatemala

The Life of Rosalva

Rosalva Rodas Alfaro was born on 5 July 1972, in Nuevo San Carlos, Retalhuleu, Guatemala. She died on 30 July 2009, in her hometown, at the age of 37.

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World Events (3)

1976

Age 4

A major earthquake struck Guatemala causing around 23,000 deaths and $700 million in damage.
1982

Age 10

General Efrain Rios Montt seized power from Pres. Lucas Garcia. Under his 17-month rule the army burned Indian villages and killed thousands of suspected leftists. Montt established the Guatemalan Republican Front (FRG).
1985

Age 13

Marco Vinicio Cerezo Arevalo was elected president. He was a civilian. A new constitution was written and Congress was reconvened.

Name Meaning

1 Catalan: variant of Rodes 2.2 Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from any of three places in Galicia (in Lugo, Ourense, and Pontevedra), named Rodas, from the plural of roda ‘wheel’.3 metonymic occupational name for a wheelwright, from roda ‘wheel’, cognate with 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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