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Peru: Earthquake Hits Lima

Juan Arellano of Globalizado [ES] writes about the breaking news of a strong earthquake that hit the country. In addition, while President Alan Garcia addresses the nation, a tsunami warning is also issued.

10 comments

  • All tsunami warnings have now been cancelled by the PTWC and according to the National Institute of Civil Defense the latest casualty figures are at 37 dead and 300 injured.

  • Caty

    Se encuentra usted en Lima? Le escribo desde Suecia, y es imposible comunicarnos con Lima. Mi padre (Rolf) vive en Malecon Armendariz, y no tenemos idea en que condicion esta esta zona. Tiene posibilidad de llamarlos alla al 241-5939 o al 446-6262, e informarme por mi email si estan bien? Le agradeceria en el alma. Rezamos por todos en Lima.

  • Sury

    Would anyone please let inform me of how I may be able to help the people of Peru? I would like to be able to send food, clothing or even funds to aid these people.

  • Elizabeth Carbajal

    I feel really bad for all those families that lost their friends and families, my prayers go out to tem..

  • Ross

    Caty: Mispadres viven en esa zona gracias a D|ios no ha sido tan afectada.Me comunique con ellos y dicen que estan bien por ese lado.El sur fue mas afectado.
    Tenga fe!
    Mucha suerte….

  • LORENA

    CATY

    ACABO DE HABLAR CON TU PAPA, YO ESTOY EN MIAMI, PERO PUDE COMUNICARME CON EL. ME DICE QUE HACE 5 MINUTOS ACABA DE HABLAR CONTIGO. QUE BUENO SABER QUE ESTA BIEN Y QUE YA SE COMUNICARON. ESPERO QUE ESTES MAS TRANQUILA.
    UN BESO, LORENA

  • Caty

    ROSS y LORENA!!!!
    Mil gracias!!! Son una belleza, y les mando un grandisimo abrazo. Les agradezco en el alma.
    Gran saludo desde suecia!
    Caty

  • i am going to visit a friend in Lima and we are going travelling. my family are concerned due to the earthquake. does anyone know of a website or how? thank you

  • KAY D. THOMPSON

    WE ARE TRAVELLING TO LIMA, CUSCO, ETC. NEXT MONTH.
    WOULD LIKE TO HAVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EARTHQUAKE.
    DID IT HIT LIMA AND WHAT KIND OF DAMAGE. IS IT SAFE
    TO GO. ARE FLIGHTS RUNNING NORMAL.
    THANK YOU

  • Kay, Lima is fine and flights are running, though it would be advisable to avoid Ica and Alta.

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