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A clock stopped at 11:38 on Dec, 7, 1988 when the earthquake hit Spitak

Editorial: 30 Years Later, the Earthquake Still is a Festering Wound

Editorial: 30 Years Later, the Earthquake Still is a Festering Wound

Thirty years after the devastating earthquake in Armenia, its epicenter and surrounding cities and towns still remain a vivid reminder of that fateful December 7 in 1988.

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Revisiting the Earthquake and its Aftermath

Editor’s Note: To mark the 30th anniversary of the December, 7, 1988 Earthquake, Asbarez’s Special Correspondent Catherine Yesayan set out to Gyumri and other parts of Armenia in search of answers to assess the impact of the devastating tragedy today—three decades later. This and the four subsequent articles are her contribution and labor of love.

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