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#4196 - 10/02/00 11:47 PM EVERYONE.... GOOD NEWS
Anonymous
OK, SORRY TO YELL, BUT HERE'S THE DEAL...I'M IN DALLAS W/ DALLAS DAVE AND CELESTE WHO HAVE CHILDREN AND FAMILY ON THE ISLAND... JUST TALKED TO JERRY MCDERMOTT WHO HAS RADIO CONTACT TO OUR FAV ISLAND,...WORD IS, EVERYBODY IS OK...VERY FEW CASUALTIES, MAYBE SOME FOLKS ON THE OUTSKIRTS WAY IN THE BACK IN SHACKS, NOBODY KNOWS...LOTS OF PEOPLE COMING BY THE AIRPORT (WHERE THE RADIO IS) SAYING EVERYBODY OK FOR THE MOST PART,MAYBE SOME CUTS AND SRATCHES FROM FLYING DEBRIS, LOT'S OF DAMAGE, LOT'S OF ROOFS GONE,(MOSTLY TIN), BUT ALSO LOT'S OF FOOD AND WATER, AND EVERYONE GOOD AND JUST WAITING OUT THE STORM. THEIR COMING IN WED TO BELIZE CTY. TO TRY TO MAKE IT TO THE ISLE. HOPE THIS COMFORTS LOTS OF YOU OUT THERE,...VERY, VERY GOOD NEWS!

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#4197 - 10/02/00 11:53 PM Re: EVERYONE.... GOOD NEWS
Pat Collins Carpenter Offline
That certainly the latest news we have received.
Is there a way we can call the airport and get information.??
We are still so worried about the Carpenter family on their sailboat.
Will there be flights on Tropic Air tomorrow if the storm clears?
Evidently the storm is now "drifting" 1 MPH west. Its about time.
Thanks
pc

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#4198 - 10/02/00 11:53 PM Re: EVERYONE.... GOOD NEWS
lmarquis Offline
Thanks for your report. I do not know anyone personally down there, have no family or friends on A.C., but have been on this board daily for months. I am glad to hear people are okay. Our vacation to A.C. is Thanksgiving week and I hope everything is okay to go. After being on the board for so long, I don't want to go anywhere else!

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#4199 - 10/03/00 01:13 AM Re: EVERYONE.... GOOD NEWS
Felicity Offline
Thanks for the information.

My Sister Emily is on a bus from Tikal to Caye Caulker Belize and I believe that they are stuck halfway. Are the roads open yet? When will the airport be open again?

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#4200 - 10/03/00 01:15 AM Re: EVERYONE.... GOOD NEWS
Belize Mama Offline
Hurray, hurray! Anyone know if Tammy aka:Sandshaker (from the Basil Jones Resort Office) has come by the airport? I want to be able to call her Mom and give her some good news.

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#4201 - 10/03/00 01:27 AM Re: EVERYONE.... GOOD NEWS
winchtx Offline
We saw your report & our hearts were joyous! I was wondering if you get in contact again could you ask if anyone has seen any members of the Badillo and Calderon families. I would like to know how are my mother & father(Martha & Ramon) and everyone else. You might know my bother, Picho & newphew Pocho, who work at Tropic Air.

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#4202 - 10/03/00 02:11 AM Re: EVERYONE.... GOOD NEWS
Marty Offline
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#4203 - 10/03/00 02:23 AM Re: EVERYONE.... GOOD NEWS
Casa Gonzo Offline
Jerry, can you ask J McDermott is anyone knows about Marie and Armando Escalon down at Casa Gonzo (2 miles south of airstrip & 1/4 mile south of Victoria House)?

Just to know they are all right would be a huge, huge relief.

Thank you,
Walter
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Walter Gibson @
Jerry Jeff Walker's

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#4204 - 10/03/00 04:16 AM Re: EVERYONE.... GOOD NEWS
NEANA Offline
gald things are ok.....unfortunate about the few casualties though......keep us posted dad

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#4205 - 10/03/00 04:28 AM Re: EVERYONE.... GOOD NEWS
iluvbelize Offline
What casualties are there in San Pedro?

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