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Sandy: Nueva York se disfraza de inmigrante para celebrar Halloween

Publicado: 01/11/2012 14:56

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La tierra prometida: así lucía el área oeste de Manhattan el miércoles en la noche, luego de la osadía que se ha venido viviendo en la última semana en el este y sur de la ciudad tras el paso del huracán Sandy.

Desde los vecindarios del otro lado, donde luego de varios días sin luz ni agua, parecería comenzar a sentirse un poco la desesperación y el desasosiego, ese otro sitio, aquel que no se vio tan afectado, y que aún goza de todas los servicios básicos, sonaba al paraíso.

Para colmo de crueldades son de hecho los sur-este-cianos los que tienen que dormirse cada día en completa oscuridad, pero contemplando un gran escenario iluminado que llega desde zonas como el Empire State Building y Times Square, los cuales permanecen completamente alumbrados.

La misma vista que antes había parecido un espectáculo increíble, símbolo de algunos de los sectores más icónicos de Nueva York, ahora se recibía hasta con un poco de disgusto. Era no menos que una pérdida de electricidad, un derroche de energía, una distribución injusta de recursos.

En ese distante, pero tan cercano territorio, donde se vive en excesos, las personas transitaban por las calles como si nada hubiese pasado. Los niños vestiditos de sus personajes preferidos se paseaban de casa en casa y de negocio en negocio cantando su tradicional "Halloween, trick or treat", y recibiendo todo tipo de golosinas con agrado, mientras las calles les hacían juego decoradas con algún ornamento conmemorativo de la festividad.

En los bares, los jóvenes disfrutaban charlando, comiendo alimentos frescos, sin enfrentar problemas con panes expirados, ni galletas viejas, y bebiendo a plenitud, sin tener que lidiar con leches cortadas o jugos calientes.

Aquella gloriosa burbuja donde no faltaba nada, y todo se paseaba a alrededor en abundancia, era hechizante. Los grandes anuncios prendidos de tiendas y marcas, y los turistas riendo y paseando ignorantes de otras condiciones, contagiaban su alegría.

Por su parte, los autobuses, que ya comenzaban a transportar y conectar a un lado de la ciudad con el otro, se encontraban atascados de tanta gente, decenas y cientos de personas esperaban a ser llevados de vuelta a sus realidades.

Al llegar a su destino, su pueblo fantasma, se bajaban uno a uno en silencio, con calma, despacio, y caminaban alumbrando sus pisadas con una linterna. Cruzaban la calle en filita, con miedo a ser intersectados por los autos, que circulan las calles, pero sin ningún tipo de control, sin semáforos ni luces indicativas.

Entonces no me tomó mucho para entenderlo: Nueva York estaba dividido, y éramos nosotros, los del lado sur y este, los ex patriados, los extranjeros, los forasteros. Esa noche habíamos celebrado Halloween, nos habíamos disfrazado de inmigrantes sin saberlo.

¿QUÉ TE PARECIÓ ESTA NOTA? ¿TÚ CÓMO VIVISTE EL HALLOWEEN?

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  • Empire State en la oscuridad

  • Lisa Kravchenko, de Staten Island, de pie junto a las secuelas de la inundación, luciendo su disfraz de princesa en Halloween.

  • Una decoración de Halloween en Breezy Point Queens uego de que los hogares fueran destruidos por el Huracán Sandy en New York.

  • Halloween en NY


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  • John Hardy Liam Hardy

    John Hardy, left, and his son, Liam, 13, visit the charred remains of his wife's parents home in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York, Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. A fire destroyed more than 100 homes in the oceanfront community during Superstorm Sandy.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

  • FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2012 file photo, a burned bicycle lies in the ashes of a burned out home in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York. More than 50 homes were lost in a fire that swept through the oceanside community during Superstorm Sandy. Some residents of New York City's storm-battered Breezy Point neighborhood say thieves looted their damaged houses over Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

  • Snow Showers Add To Misery For Areas Hit Hard By Hurricane Sandy

    NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 27: A swimming pool is cleared of sand in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood on November 27, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. The state of New York has said that Superstorm Sandy has cost upwards of $42 billion. This price, for which congressional leaders will make requests for federal disaster aid to help pay, includes $32 billion for repairs and restoration. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

  • A man walks past destroyed homes on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, New York, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Officials say New York City's free repair program for storm-damaged homes has fixed up about 50 homes so far, while still just gearing up. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Men shovel out a pool filled with mud on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, New York, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Governor Andrew Cuomo wants huge electrical transformers hauled to upper floors of commercial buildings and the ability to shutter subways as part of a $9 billion plan to protect New York City from the next superstorm. Cuomo said Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, that government must take preventive measures now to avoid future loss of life and billions more in damage. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • People wait to use a pay phone on Bright Beach Avenue, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. People in the coastal corridor battered by superstorm Sandy took the first cautious steps Wednesday to reclaim routines upended by the disaster, even as rescuers combed neighborhoods strewn with debris and scarred by floods and fire. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

  • Commuters cross New York's Brooklyn Bridge, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. The floodwaters that poured into New York's deepest subway tunnels may pose the biggest obstacle to the city's recovery from the worst natural disaster in the transit system's 108-year history. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • A line of ticket-buyers wait at the TKTS booth, which sells discount tickets to Broadway shows, in New York's Times Square on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Most Broadway theaters were reopening Wednesday for regular matinee and evening performances following several days of closures related to superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

  • Workers try to clear boats and debris from the New Jersey Transit Morgan draw bridge Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in South Amboy, N.J., after Monday's storm surge from Sandy pushed boats and cargo containers onto the train tracks. New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line, which provides train service from the New Jersey shore towns to New York City, may experience prolonged disruption. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

  • This photo provided by Metropolitan Transportation Authority shows people boarding a bus, as partial bus service was restored on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Mass transit, including buses, was suspended during Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday. (AP Photo/Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Patrick Cashin)

  • US-WEATHER-STORM-SANDY

    People wait in line to fill containers with fuel at a Shell gas station October 30, 2012 in Edison, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which hit New York and New Jersey left much of Bergen County flooded and without power. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Ryan Fitzgerald, Connie Boorer, Debbie Baker-Star

    Ryan Fitzgerald, center, of the Toms River Police Department, helps Connie Boorer, left, get into a bus to head to a shelter while bus driver Debbie Baker-Star, right, carries Boorer's walker as officials helped stranded citizens out of their flooded homes a day after superstorm Sandy rolled through, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Toms River, N.J. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • US-WEATHER-STORM-SANDY

    People leave a home on a flooded street October 30, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which hit New York and New Jersey left much of Bergen County flooded and without power. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • People look across the East River from Brooklyn into lower Manhattan, where some buildings were operating with emergency backup generators, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in New York. Much of lower Manhattan is without electric power following the impact of superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

  • Houses are surrounded by floodwaters in the wake of superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Little Ferry, N.J. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

  • Homes destroyed by a fire at Breezy Point are shown, in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. The fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses Monday night in the flooded neighborhood. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire, but they are still putting out some pockets of fire. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

  • Sand and debris cover a part of town near the ocean in Atlantic City, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm which was downgraded from a hurricane just before making landfall, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Residents assess damage caused by a fire at Breezy Point, in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. The fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses Monday night in the flooded neighborhood. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire, but they are still putting out some pockets of fire. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

  • Cars are submerged at the entrance to a parking garage in New York's Financial District in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. New York City awakened Tuesday to a flooded subway system, shuttered financial markets and hundreds of thousands of people without power a day after a wall of seawater and high winds slammed into the city, destroying buildings and flooding tunnels. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • A parking lot full of yellow cabs is flooded as a result of superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in Hoboken, NJ. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

  • A man uses his mobile phone to photograph a closed and flooded subway station in lower Manhattan, in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Due to superstorm Sandy, New York City awakened Tuesday to a flooded subway system, shuttered financial markets and hundreds of thousands of people without power a day after a wall of seawater and high winds slammed into the city, destroying buildings and flooding tunnels. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • Kim Johnson looks over the destruction near her seaside apartment in Atlantic City, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Waves driven by superstorm Sandy crash on the beach of Lake Ontario in Toronto on Tuesday morning, Oct. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

  • A man photographs a home damaged during a storm at Breezy Point in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. The fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses Monday night in an area flooded by the superstorm that began sweeping through earlier. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

  • A boat lies toppled between two flooded houses in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Lindenhurst, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

  • A street sign is partially buried in sand Tuesday morning, Oct. 30, 2012, in Cape May, N.J., after a storm surge from Sandy pushed the Atlantic Ocean over the beach and across Beach Avenue. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

  • A tree worker directs a crane in Toronto on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 lifting parts of a tree felled by superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

  • Large stretches of boardwalk were destroyed by Storm Sandy in Atlantic City, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

  • Damage caused by a fire at Breezy Point is shown Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in in the New York City borough of Queen. The fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses Monday night in the flooded neighborhood. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire in the Breezy Point section, but they are still putting out some pockets of fire. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

  • Water reaches the street level of the Battery Park Underpass, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. Sandy arrived along the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, putting more than 7.5 million homes and businesses in the dark and causing a number of deaths. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

  • Water reaches the street level of the flooded Battery Park Underpass, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. Superstorm Sandy arrived along the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, putting more than 7.5 million homes and businesses in the dark and causing a number of deaths. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

  • Water reaches the street level of the flooded Battery Park Underpass, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in New York. Sandy arrived along the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, putting more than 7.5 million homes and businesses in the dark and causing a number of deaths. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

  • Vehicles are submerged on 14th Street near the Consolidated Edison power plant, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.  (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

  • A vehicle is submerged on 14th Street near the Consolidated Edison power plant, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy knocked out power to at least 3.1 million people, and New York's main utility said large sections of Manhattan had been plunged into darkness by the storm, with 250,000 customers without power as water pressed into the island from three sides, flooding rail yards, subway tracks, tunnels and roads. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

  • This photo provided by Dylan Patrick shows flooding along the Westside Highway near the USS Intrepid as Sandy moves through the area Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in New York. Much of New York was plunged into darkness Monday by a superstorm that overflowed the city's historic waterfront, flooded the financial district and subway tunnels and cut power to nearly a million people. (AP Photo/Dylan Patrick) MANDATORY CREDIT: DYLAN PATRICK

  • The New York skyline remains dark Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, as seen from the Williamsburg neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York. In an attempt to lessen damage from saltwater to the subway system and the electrical network beneath the city's financial district, New York City's main utility cut power to about 6,500 customers in lower Manhattan. But a far wider swath of the city was hit with blackouts caused by flooding and transformer explosions. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

  • This combination of photos shows above, lower Manhattan dark after the hybrid storm Sandy on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, and below a fully lit skyline on Jan. 6, 2012, both seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York. In an attempt to lessen damage from saltwater to the subway system and the electrical network beneath the city's financial district, New York City's main utility cut power to about 6,500 customers in lower Manhattan. But a far wider swath of the city was hit with blackouts caused by flooding and transformer explosions. (AP Photo)

  • Vehicles are submerged during a storm surge near the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Superstorm Sandy zeroed in on New York's waterfront with fierce rain and winds that shuttered most of the nation's largest city Monday, darkened the financial district and left a huge crane hanging off a luxury high-rise. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

  • Sea water floods the entrance to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.  (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

  • Streets are flooded under the Manhattan Bridge in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

  • A vehicle is submerged on 14th Street near the Consolidated Edison power plant, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy knocked out power to at least 3.1 million people, and New York's main utility said large sections of Manhattan had been plunged into darkness by the storm, with 250,000 customers without power as water pressed into the island from three sides, flooding rail yards, subway tracks, tunnels and roads. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

  • Lights from a NYPD police vehicle illuminate a downed tree on 6th Avenue, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo)

  • In this photo provided by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey a surveillance camera captures the PATH station in Hoboken, N.J., as it is flooded shortly before 9:30 p.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

  • FDNY inflatable boats travel along 14th street towards the East River on a rescue mission in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

  • Mid Atlantic Coast Prepares For Hurricane Sandy

    ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: A flooded street is seen at nightfall during rains from Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Sandy made landfall over Southern New Jersey today. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

  • Mid Atlantic Coast Prepares For Hurricane Sandy

    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Flooded cars, caused by Hurricane Sandy, are seen on October 29, 2012, in the Financial District of New York, United States. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Mid Atlantic Coast Prepares For Hurricane Sandy

    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Police officers and fire fighters guard a scaffolding in the process of collapsing due to Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Mid Atlantic Coast Prepares For Hurricane Sandy

    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Flooded cars, caused by Hurricane Sandy, are seen on October 29, 2012, in the Financial District of New York, United States. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

  • Hurricane Sandy Bears Down On U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coastline

    CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: Ocean Avenue is flooded caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, The New Jersey coastline is feeling the full force of Sandy's heavy winds and record floodwaters. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

  • Hurricane Sandy Bears Down On U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coastline

    BENSALEM, PA - OCTOBER 29: A PennDOT truck slowly rides on the Pennsylvania Turnpike as Hurricane Sandy approaches October 29, 2012 in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter ordered that all city offices be closed Monday and Tuesday due to potential damage from Hurricane Sandy. Public transit will remain shut down as well.(Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

  • Hurricane Sandy Bears Down On U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coastline

    ASBURY PARK, NJ - OCTOBER 29: An Asbury Park police officer patrols the streets during Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)


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  • Albs

    Una vez más, la naturaleza nos demuestra lo frágiles que podemos llegar a ser... #ny #huracánSandy http://t.co/oVDSDMb9

  • juan delarosa

    #HuracanSandy los daños hasta ahora se estiman en 2 mil millones de dolares y pudieran subir hasta los 20 mil millones.

  • Matthew Tuerk

    Servicios de tránsito público @LANTALV continúan mañana (31/10) y seguirán horario normal #huracánSandy #Allentown

  • jose hernandez

    imagen escalofriante del huracan sandy #huracansandy http://t.co/LMHQs4LM

  • Miroslava Marroquín

    Dios cuide y proteja a todas aquéllas personas que han sido afectadas y siguen afectándose por #HuracánSandy

  • Raul

    Horrible las imagenes del #HuracanSandy .Dios permita que numca pasara algo de esto aqui en España http://t.co/N5ty25ye

  • cancino.omar

    La tormenta #Sandy nos deja claro que el planeta y NOSOTROS ESTAMOS EN PELIGRO!!!!! Dónde jugarán nuestros niños????

  • CESAR CISNEROS

    RT @CALACNN: A pesar de que los costos de #Sandy no se conocen todavía, las pérdidas serían mayores a las del huracán Irene en 2011 http://t.co/jPkOhrf3

  • Bitacora Fitness

    RT @patarucosrunner: La Maratón d Nueva York s correrá este domingo, como confirma la organización: http://t.co/tmq59qyE vía @mundodeportivo

  • Jesus Fuentes

    huracan en EEUU...empezamos el cambio camino del dia que dictaron los Mayas!!

  •  Adrian Vargas

    “@C5N: [HURACÁN #SANDY] En las redes sociales circulan muchas imágenes falsas de la tormenta -->http://t.co/IX4JTkj6”

  • Alba : D

    RT @dimeMister: Impresionante e impactante foto de como se refugian en Nueva York ante la llegada del huracán #Sandy. http://t.co/oMLv5PBk

  • VILMA TARAZONA

    SI NECESITA AYUDA FEDERAL #Sandy, EN ESPANOL. http://t.co/xF1ynxFF - Inicio http://t.co/gp2Vjyuy

  • Daniel Gutierrez

    el día q le dejen de poner nombres de mujeres, a las catástrofes naturales ese día dejaran de ser tan letales #sandy

  • Ignacio Guzmán L.

    El huracán Sandy reafirma lo que Hollywood viene diciendo hace años: los fenómenos de proporciones bíblicas siempre le pasan a Nueva York.

  • Infobae América

    #Sandy, un gran peso sobre la economía de EEUU. Se calculan daños económicos de hasta US$ 20.000 millones http://t.co/XcNLIpEV

  • Cynthia Bernal A.

    No solo la costa este de E.E.U.U. se vió afectada por el huracán #Sandy. También causó estragos en Jamaica, Las Bahamas, Cuba y Haití.

  • Rafael Jacobo Gil

    Lo que para muchos sería arriesgado no lo es para atleta que desafió #Sandy practicando #kiteboarding: http://t.co/w6CEJCfo cc @ErichJacobo

  • Pao Figueredo

    Un minuto de silencio por todos aquellos afectados por el huracan #Sandy .

  • Angel Biersack

    OMFG el huracán "Sandy" arrastró tiburones hasta New Jersey!! http://t.co/nj9mFXSD

  • NicolAAniello ✈

    Huracán Sandy: más de 14.000 vuelos cancelados y varios aeropuertos sin operar http://t.co/Y6rFHYCM

  • Idalia Morales

    RT @jenarovillamil: En la tv gringa el #HuracanSandy es como un personaje maléfico: ruge, sopla, destruye, apaga la antorcha de la Estatua de la Libertad.

  • Monii torres

    RT @KalimbaMX: Mucho amor y apoyo para la gente que sufre ahora los estragos del huracán #sandy mucho, mucho amor. Dios los bendiga.

  • ¿Unicornio? Maybe.

    ¡Impresionante! ¡Increíble! ¡El huracán Sandy arrastra dos barcos y un dinosaurio hasta el metro de Nueva York! http://t.co/w6zzvt60

  • David Maldonado

    #Twitter se pone al servicio de los afectados por el #huracánSandy http://t.co/Hice9Q4t vía @YahooActualidad

  • Gin~Tónic. ♡

    RT @mariariezu: Mucho animo y apoyo a la ciudad de New York. Es muy triste que estas cosas pasen. #HuracánSandy

  • Yahel Nastenka

    #HuracanSandy. Broadway, Wall Street y el Metro cerrados, vuelos cancelados, actividades gubernamentales paralizadas... #PrayForUSA

  • MALEJA GONZALEZ

    RT @diariodelhuila: Huracán Sandy deja al menos 10 muertos en Nueva York http://t.co/TYXwWFfA

  • USEmbassy Nicaragua

    RT @AmericaGovEsp: RT @smithsonian: Los museos y el zoológico de la Institución Smithsonian en Washington, DC seguirán cerrados hoy martes. Huracán #Sandy.

  • Flor Astoray

    RT @hosteltur: Hoteles estadounidenses lanzan ofertas para captar clientes afectados por el huracán Sandy http://t.co/IpaGiVOF #hoteles

  • Carmen Pons :)

    RT @Rafallopz: Si New Jersey queda totalmente destruida por el huracán Sandy, y la vuelven a reconstruir ¿Se llamaría New New Jersey?

  • luis michel

    TREMENDO: El Huracán #Sandy causando estragos a la Estatua de la Libertad !!! http://t.co/S9jxeZtG


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