Two Uruguayan tourists drown in Jarabacoa, Dom Rep – Two Uruguayan tourists have reportedly drowned last Thursday night while taking a bath in Salto de Jimenoa, in Jarabacoa, the Civil Defense said.

The victims were identified as Andres Anchoño, 40, and his stepson, Washington Sebastian, 19. Jarabacoa Civil Defense chief Reina Adames said the divers were able to rescue the body of Anchoño but haven't yet located Sebastian's.

The two citizens of Uruguay came to the country on December 20 to visit Anchoño's sister in Bonao. The two foreigners were in Jarabacoa taking pictures of people and landscapes.


Read also: Two Canadian tourists drown in Dominican Republic(UPDATE)


Friends identified the two men as Joe Valentino, 64, and Nick Carlucci, 63. The El Nacional website reports their bodies washed up on the beach last Tuesday evening after they were carried away by strong waves.......


One Cabarete resident reported on a discussion forum that he had repeatedly urged authorities to replace the warning sign that had once been planted at that perilous area of the beach!


WARNING! Too many tourists & foreign investors are killed in Dominican Republic - Body Count: 14, Who is next?

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