Peru searchers recover bodies of 2 climbers hit by avalanche, one is Mexican.
Searchers on Thursday July 21 recovered the bodies of two of four mountaineers who were on an expedition that was hit by an avalanche on Peru’s tallest peak this week.
The slide swept away the two Mexican and two Peruvian alpinists on Huascaran mountain Tuesday July 19, after they had reached an altitude of almost 6,000 meters (20,000 feet). Four other members of the “Chihuahua” Mexican-led expedition were rescued by a group of Austrian climbers who were in the area at the time, authorities said.
Peruvian mountain police official William Encinas said the bodies of one of the Mexican climbers and one of the Peruvians were found Thursday and searchers were still looking for the other two.
Rising in Peru’s snow- and ice-covered Cordillera Blanca, the highest tropical mountain range in the world, Huascaran is a major tourist attraction for climbers and hiking enthusiasts.
more recommended stories
Climate change could cause Yucatecan ports to be underwater by 2050
According to a new study conducted.
AMLO said that the Maya indigenous people will decide on the Maya Train, but tenders are already scheduled for December
Construction plans for the Maya train,.
Mexican president welcomes Pelosi remarks on North American trade deal approval
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president.
U.S. House Speaker seeks to pass Mexico, Canada trade pact this year
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker.
Border officials: “Consequences” deterring migrant families and kids
Washington — For the first time.
Drug dealer caught after he smashed his car into a wall near Periférico
On Thursday, November 14th, agents of.
There is a parallel ‘narco-government’ in different parts of Mexico – Christopher Landau
“If we don’t fight organized crime.
“Asian Tigers” show interest to invest in the Yucatan Peninsula
The Yucatan Peninsula has attracted the.
Everything you need to know about the “Aguinaldo” payment
One of the multiple benefits of.
Evo Morales could live his exile in San Miguel de Allende
It was revealed on Thursday Nov..