Authorities in Chetumal are reporting that a boat (water-taxi) that ferries passengers between San Pedro town and Chetumal had to be rescued, and that bout 65 people onboard were rescued by the Mexican Navy.
The incident occurred on Wednesday night August 17th. at approximately 7pm. in the Chetumal Bay.
However, astute observers believe that there is a lot more to the incident than reported. The Mexican authorities have made an obvious effort to not publish photos of the people rescued and it is rumored to be all Americans, and that several individuals from the boat believe their life is in danger from other Americans on San Pedro and their operatives in Mexico, and are seeking the protection of Mexican Authorities.
The following translation (verbatim) is the news report from Chetumal Siempre Noticias Facebook page.
ELEMENTS OF THE MEXICO NAVY-NAVY RESCUED 60 PEOPLE WHO WERE SHIPWRECKED IN THE BAY OF CHETUMAL ON BOARD A “WATER JET” COMPANY VESSEL THAT LEFT IN THE AFTERNOON FROM THE ISLAND OF SAN PEDRO, BELIZE
At least 60 people were rescued by personnel from the Secretariat of the Navy – Navy of Mexico after the boat that covers Chetumal-San Pedro Belize Capsized in the waters of the Bay of Chetumal. They had left San Pedro Island, Belize
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