Venezuela, over 1000 tourists evacuated from Choroní

Posted on August 29, 2011 • Filed under: Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL, Venezuela, Weather/Climate

After the collapse(landslide)that occurred on Friday at mile 13, between Choroní and Maracay in Aragua state, over a thousand vacationers were evacuated Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, to the port of Puerto Cabello, through a humanitarian operation conducted by the Integrated Area Defence Operations North Carabobo (ZODIO).
One thousand 62 tourists boarded the three boats on Sunday in the second phase of the operation Choroní-Punta Brava, moved to Puerto Cabello naval base, and then to buses that would move to Valencia and Maracay.

The operation of humanitarian aid for the evacuation of tourists in its second phase under the command of V / A Edgar Reyes Marquez, commander of the Operative Zone of North Carabobo comprehensive defense, was made in boats GC 23 “Naiguatá” Patrolman Guard AB “Albatros (PG-33)” and the pilot vessel “Petra”, owned by a private company that worked. Read Article

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