Colombian authorities are searching for more than fifteen migrants lost at sea Caribbean when they travel irregularly in a boat NicaraguaHowever, as the days passed, new data emerged that warned of an increase in the number of victims.
It is known from family sources that 30 of the crew are of Venezuelan nationality and have been missing since the night of Saturday, October 23, at sea together with the boat driver and the assistant, who are both from Colombia.
It is also known that two boats sailed, the first one traveled with 12 migrants and arrived at the opposite destination of the second one identified as IAS II, whose crew is still missing.
The two boats sailed from San Andrés Island to Corn Island and according to family members, 17 were adults and 13 were minors.
They added that one of the women is pregnant and the youngest of the children is three months old.
“Good morning, please help me spread the word, my cousin and her baby are missing, they left San Andrés for Nicaragua on Saturday and we still have no answers,” Venezuelan Anakari Mejía wrote on Facebook.
The latest reports indicate that among the missing Venezuelans are three women and a child from the town of San Juan de Colón, Ayacucho municipality, Táchira state.
“In the name of God, may the famous people appear safe and well in our beloved San Juan de Colón, many prayers,” wrote Marisol Franco.
For his part, Captain Carlos Eduardo Solano Prada, commander of the San Andrés and Providencia Specific Command, said that the Navy deployed search teams on Saturday, after receiving a call from a relative of the missing and added that Colombia coordinated with Nicaragua, Panama. and Costa Rica.