Ten unnamed travellers from Senegal who set out to make new lives and help their families back home ended their sad journey on Wednesday when they were buried in a joint Muslim – Christian ceremony. Some 40 others who perished on the same journey were taken by the sea.
Everytime I think of these poor folks, I thank God that I was born in Barbados. When my time comes, there are a few questions I’d like to ask God, and one of them will be about this.
(I can’t get the links to work tonight, so you will have to copy and paste into your browser)
The Nation News: 10 Finally Laid To Rest
Barbados Free Press: Previous Stories On The Death Boat (link here)