01d7a800-7735-11e4-93e7-87f8a58e8417_h_51681492Molten rock from a thundering volcano threatens to engulf several villages in Cape Verde – days after its initial eruption. The active volcano, Pico do Fogo, is the archipelago’s highest peak on its most prominent island: Fogo, which means fire. It burst open on November 23 for the first time since 1995 and has continued to erupt – prompting government officials to call for an emergency meeting with U.N. representatives and aid agencies, according to local reports. Cape Verdean Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves addressed the escalating volcanic activity while visiting Fogo on Thursday. More