One dead several missing after boat carrying Cameroonians from Antigua capsized near St Kitts

A boat carrying Cameroonians living in Antigua and Barbuda capsized in the wee hours of the morning. Reports from St Johns indicate that one body has already been discovered.

The 30ft vessel which was dangerously crowded was carrying about 30 people, according to reports

It was spotted capsized with people clinging to the hull by a passing luxury sailboat which lent immediate assistance.

The boat was found approximately 12 nautical miles off the coast of St Kitts.

A spokesman for the Antigua and Barbuda Coastguard confirmed they were monitoring the situation following the incident said to have happened shortly after midnight.

Confirmation from government officials in Antigua said that the passengers were Cameroonians; those living on the island, who arrived on a chartered flight several months ago.

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  1. Lin clown
    March 30, 2023

    This guy IBO would like to go to bed with world boss.Unfortunately world boss is not in his Bu**** business.Ibo is not obsessed with Skerrit,he is the biggest ahole to be a Dominican.He should go live with Francisco in the prostitution section on FIGUEROA street in Los Angeles.A couple of aholes who left Dominica for greener pastures and failed.

  2. We need Jesus
    March 30, 2023

    Still can’t understand how Gaston won election again after so many Antiguans already turned against him. Smh

  3. Iamanidiot
    March 28, 2023

    Ebeh Gaston Browne doe easy.

  4. Frankline Sehngwi
    March 28, 2023

    If the road causes of such illegal migration are not tackle with immediate effects, more poor African migrants are going to perish.

    Discussion, what are the road causes, what ought to be done which has not been done? What integration policies do you stand for? Which institutions should be at the apex of protection?

  5. Dave Lo
    March 28, 2023

    I have just watched the recovery of 2 more people who have perished out in the sea from the ship Brittania. One in a life jacket and one without were spotted and they were approx half a mile apart.

  6. Ibo France
    March 28, 2023

    My heart bleeds for these suffering people. The Gaston Browne maladministration has a direct hand in bringing these poor Cameroonians to languish aimlessly in Antigua. Some rightly regard the Cameroonians’ arrival in Antigua as human trafficking.

    In the unholy hours of the night, these beleaguered group of people risking their lives, trying to escape the excruciating suffering and humiliation in a strange land.

    People, no matter how much you want to deny it, Gaston, and his side-chick, Roosevelt, have brought disgrace, disesteem and disfavor to our region. It’s one belittlement after another, fast and furious.

    Again, my sincerest sympathy to those migrants who have gone to a watery grave.

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    • Putin
      March 28, 2023

      Ha boi, dat Skerrit dere must have really hurt you. You cyan breathe or click a keyboard without “seeing” him or typing his name. Sounds like you need an exorcist, Ibo! :mrgreen:

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    • make it make sense
      March 28, 2023

      How you manage to bring our prime minister’s name into a story about Antigua and Cameroonians. You people are really OBSESSED.

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