Four fishermen were rescued after being stranded at sea for five days since Thursday December 22nd, following a shipwreck off the Yucatán coast. The men were found unharmed and in good physical health.
In a phone interview, the ship’s captain Manuel Osorno Escamilla, from Celestún, said that he and his crew were rescued by officers of the Mexican Navy (Secretaría de Marina) and received immediate medical attention.
On the evening of Tuesday December 27th, the men were taken to the port of Celestún and reunited with their family members, who spent the Christmas holidays praying for them to come back safe and sound.
The fishermen were identified as 30-year-old Jaime Jezael Rivas Chan, 17-year-old Reynaldo David Flores May, 17-year-old Daniel Hilario Solís Chan and 16-year-old Elías Andrés Chan Choch.
To survive for nearly 120 hours, the men rationed fresh water they had on board and their catch during the trip.
It is believed that their ship’s engine, which is owned by the Hul-Kin fishing company, broke down on them in open waters.
more recommended stories
Yucatecan health authorities have practically erradicated dangerous vector-borne diseases
Mérida, Yucatán.- In 2017, Yucatán was.
Armed robbery reported in two Motul stores
MOTUL .- Around 2:35 in the.
Cochinita Power: Trendy Yucatecan fusion cuisine in Mexico City.
“Cochinita Power”, located on Altamirano #19,.
29 cases of suicide in Yucatán so far in 2018
At the beginning of 2018, the.
Yucatan will have its own Mexican Wind Atlas tower
The first stage of the Atlas.
Conkal transformed by Mérida’s Real Estate boom
Merida, Yucatan. – According to Mexico’s.
“Completa” a Yucatecan documentary that seeks to combat ignorance and taboos on breast cancer
María Bello Buenfil is a young.
Mayan Lent “Haute Cuisine”
In Merida, when the Carnival comes.
Bomb threat was false alarm while investigations on Playa del Carmen’s ferry explosion continue
Cozumel’s 107.7 FM “La Voz del.
Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety
Washington (CNN).- President Donald Trump, after listening.