COZUMEL, Q. Roo — Friends and family are making a desperate plea after a group of fishermen disappeared off the coast of Quintana Roo near Cozumel, Mexico.
The five friends, including one who spends half of each year in Houston, Texas, haven’t been heard from in days, and loved ones are trying to raise money to increase search efforts.
It’s a nerve racking, tense time for friends and family. One of those missing spends half a year living with the Chaumier family in Houston. That family is desperate for answers.
Jorge de la O was in Houston visiting friends just 10 days ago. They ate crawfish and picked up fishing supplies. Jorge was the co-owner of the Anastacia, which was last reported off the coast of Cozumel on March 30.
Friends say the Anastacia is a sturdy vessel and believe Jorge, who runs a charter service, knows what he’s doing.
“I just hope they’re still on the boat and the boat’s afloat,” said Greg Chaumier. “As long as the boat is afloat, then they definitely have a fighting chance.”
Several vessels and airplanes are involved in the search.
A GoFundMe account has been set up to help pay for the search. So far, more than $19,000 has been raised.
more recommended stories
Yucatan is about to receive the first cloud of dust from the Sahara desert in 2022
A cloud of dust from the.
Yucatecans seek to sell one ton of Cochinita Pibil and 6 thousand panuchos in Mexico City
With the “Yucatán Expone” program, Yucatecan.
Mérida Municipal Police officer returns wallet to owner with more than 5 thousand pesos
The Mérida Municipal Police agent Roberto.
Man sentenced to 32 years in prison for homicide in Mérida, Yucatán
After being found criminally responsible for.
Yucatan registers over 60 infections by Covid in 24 hours
On May 19th, the administration of.
“Live without Drugs” campaign connects with Yucatecan students
The Segey and Fundación Azteca convene.
On Thursday, May 19th, the Mérida Airport registered a total of 54 flights, all on schedule
On Thursday, May 19th, three flights.
Mérida joins the national mourning day for victims of femicide in Mexico
On Wednesday, May 18th at 6:00.
Vila Dosal promotes investments in clean energy for Yucatan
During the last day of his.
Driving under the influence, the mayor of Kinchil is involved in a traffic accident
In an embarrassing situation, the mayor.