A Sad Mystery

30 May

While walking along an old Bahamian road I happened upon a little old cemetery with a very sad memorial. It commemorates the death at sea of 21 Haitians. I did a search online and the only reference I could find was one article for the memorial and nothing more. Odd. I shall continue my search. There is a story here that isn’t getting its due.




2 Responses to “A Sad Mystery”

  1. grobertson2012 May 30, 2013 at 9:39 pm #


    See “The Haitian Boat People–No Less a Tragedy”, by Howard Kleinberg, Miami News, August 15th, 1979. Their sailboat capsized, July 19, 1978 on it’s way to Miami (from Freeport, apparently). Inspiring what everyday people will do for a chance at a normal life and despicable how others take advantage of their hope (and desperation).

    • four2tango May 30, 2013 at 10:08 pm #

      Thank You very much for the information. Very sad indeed.

      Cheers, Andy Beck

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