Lost at sea

Lost at sea

FATEFUL JOURNEY: Julio and Ivan set out near San Jose last December Photo credit: Martyn Thompson

THE whereabouts of Julio (39) and Ivan (31), who disappeared at sea last December, remains unknown.
They left in a fibreglass launch somewhere between Cabo de Gato and San Jose (Nijar), expecting a rendezvous in international waters between 25 and 40 nautical miles (46 and 75 kilometres) offshore.
They planned to take on a shipment of hashish and return to land, but by nightfall they and their boat had disappeared.
Their families still have no idea if they are dead, detained in Morocco or kidnapped, Julio’s brother said.
“We just want them to be found, we are having a terrible time,” he said.
“My parents are suffering and aren’t to blame for my brother’s activities,” he emphasised.

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Linda Hall

Originally from the UK, Linda is based in Valenca and is a reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering local news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at editorial@euroweeklynews.com.