Local December 31, 2011 | 7:20 am

Two Uruguayan tourists drown in Jarabacoa

La Vega, DR.– 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.