Guyanese sailor dies on boat en route to St Lucia

-another hospitalized, eight quarantined

A Guyanese crewman died onboard a vessel en route to St Lucia, another is hospitalized and eight others have been quarantined as medical personnel from both countries try to determine  the source of the illness.

According to the  St Lucia Star, the crewman died on Saturday while at sea and  the preliminary cause of death has been given as bronchopneumonia.  The name of the dead crew member has not been released.

The Maritime Adminis-tration Department (MARAD) here yesterday issued a release which stated that the Saint Vincent …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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