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Montevideo, January 27th 2023 - 15:19 UTC

Tag: Arien Henry

  • Monday, August 16th 2021 - 08:02 UTC

    Death toll from Haiti earthquake reaches 1,297 by Sunday evening

     Henry explained that due to the time at which the earthquake occurred, there were many people crowded in churches

    Authorities in charge of the relief efforts after Saturday's earthquake in Haiti Sunday announced the death toll had reached 1,297 and counting. After the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the Richter scale that struck the southwest of the country, there were five aftershocks, including one of magnitude 5.2 17 kilometers from the town of Chantal, also with an epicenter 10 kilometers deep.