Nicaragua: 13 killed when tourist boat capsizes

January 24, 2016 11:41 AM

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A tourist boat carrying more than 30 people capsized in bad weather off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua on Saturday, killing 13 passengers, authorities said.

Mario Berrios, the Nicaraguan navy's commander for the southern Caribbean region, said the dead were all Costa Rican nationals who were traveling aboard the Reina del Caribe, Spanish for "Caribbean Queen."

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