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heard its worse than you know #6766
10/04/00 09:03 PM
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iluvbelize Offline OP
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i heard from someone here in the states who knows first handed that san pedro town is totally wiped out. not to say it can't come back... but most things are wasted, especially buildings and trees and infrastructure. wondering if we'll get an accurrate report from anyone, i know tourism is king here, but we're all adults and we need to knwo what's up. we live there too. many people will have to regroup and start over for sure, but so be it. let's just start reporting the truth now, and get it over with. peace, and thank you to all who are living the situation up front, like my hubby and our babies.

Re: heard its worse than you know #6767
10/04/00 09:08 PM
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went there today-lagoon side is wasted but town side is a mess but can be cleaned up


Chuck E.
Re: heard its worse than you know #6768
10/04/00 09:15 PM
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Until we get more pictures and video, we'll keep getting conflicting reports like these. Any photos of Ambergris Caye post-storm yet? What about the other islands? I've seen a couple from the mainland that showed people walking in water up to their chests!

OK HERE'S SOME //AmbergrisCaye.com/pics.html


[This message has been edited by Marty (edited 10-04-2000).]

Re: heard its worse than you know #6769
10/04/00 09:23 PM
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I live at 13.5 mile northern highway and trust me the water in belize city is gone-some flooding on northern highway on way out here but not too bad-just hope the river does not rise again.
As far as San Pedro goes,I saw it today-lagoon side demolished but sea side will recover quickly.only saw from belize yacht club to downtown to boatyard then got back on plane and came back to municipal.
The reason I flew to San Pedro was to check yacht club for damages as I have a wedding scheduled for oct 21.


Chuck E.
Re: heard its worse than you know #6770
10/04/00 11:26 PM
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Thanks to Andrea for finding the site below. It has a photo of San Pedro.
http://search.news.yahoo.com/search/news?p=Belize&c=news_photos&n=20

Re: heard its worse than you know #6771
10/04/00 11:31 PM
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Chuck..if yer still 'round... the person that is renting his condo to my folks contacted me. He doesn't have any information yet..but will certainly get back to me. I'm sure by now my parents have been bombarded with messages. I hope i've nagged them enough to call! ;-)

sssoooo..what do you want for a wedding gift..from Canada?

Re: heard its worse than you know #6772
10/04/00 11:35 PM
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Kathy, glad to see you made it back online tonight, unfortunately I have to get to bed.
Can you send me Chris's email. I just sent one to you, wasn't sure if you were coming back.

Good Nite Everyone.


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