Costa Rica News – Both the families of fishermen and the Coastguard are saddened by a recent tragedy. The family of the castaways denounce inaction of authorities but the Coastguard explains how it did everything possible to aid in the situation.
The shipwreck happened on February 16 about 600 km southwest of Golfito. The captain lost his life. Because of being stranded, he was rationalizing his insulin. This fishing accident sheds light on the precarious conditions many ticos boats are in.
Due to climatic changes, fish are much further away from the shore than before. Boats are straying much farther than they are equipped to go in order to catch fish and provide for families. The vessel involved in the tragedy should have been a maximum of 40