Monday, January 12, 2009

International forces help rescue and recovery efforts

Colombian Air Force personnel carry the bodies of four people found yesterday amid the rubble in the town of Cinchona, Heredia, north of San Jose, one of the communities hardest hit by Thursday's earthquake that killed at least 19 people. Colombia and the United States loaned Costa Rica helicopters for evacuating survivors and transporting the dead from communities cut off by the 6.2-magnitude quake. (Photo: Ronald Reyes/Tico Times)


Anonymous said...

I am interested in ascertaining the safety of the family from Matasquan, NJ who sat behind us on the Continental flight from Newark to San Jose just before the quake (that Tues. Wife is a teacher, dad has school supply company (his name is Kurt) with Baby Olive, Holden, and daughter AGE 5. Are you guys okay?
Mary Juergen Julia and Olivia

Uri R. said...

I think you should contact the Committee of Support for Tourists on: +506 2299 5832 or +506 8379 8397.

They may be able to help. Good luck!

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