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Guatemala Pacaya volcano erupts, covers nearby town in volcanic sand

"There are many people who are scared, but we are already used to the life we have," says a resident of El Rodeo in Guatemala, after the Pacaya volcano erupted, covering nearby communities in volcanic sand.

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