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One Tico Dead, Another Missing

January 7, 2005

Among the thousands of foreignerswho died in the tsunamis that struckbeaches in Thailand last month, at presstime it was confirmed that one CostaRican man died.Jorge Gallegos, 60, a banker living inLos Angeles, California, was on vacationwith his family in Thailand when the wavestruck, the daily Al Día reported. He suffereda fatal heart attack while climbing tohigher floors in his hotel to escape thewater.Costa Rican Marco Vindas, 29, wason vacation with his Norwegian girlfriendin Thailand and was injured, according tothe daily.No Costa Ricans have been officiallyreported dead or missing as a result of thetidal waves, the Foreign Ministry said thisweek.

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