Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Dozens lost in Haitian Boat Sinking

For those who severely criticize people who they think are "sneaking into our country" -- it might be good to note that people don't take chances like this unless they are desperate or don't have enough food to eat at home...

New York Times
Published: July 28, 2009

MIAMI — The Coast Guard said Tuesday that for a second day it was scouring a wide area of the Atlantic for dozens of Haitians who had crammed onto a rickety sailboat that sank near the Turks and Caicos Islands with 200 people aboard. As of 5:30 p.m., Coast Guard officials here said 15 bodies had been found, 118 people had been rescued and at least 67 were to complete NYT article

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