4 months 19 Filipino seafarers detained in Mexico for alleged involvement in illegal drugs MB
By Richa Noriega and Dhel Nazario Nineteen Filpinos seafarers were held in Mexico for alleged involvement in illegal drugs, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Tuesday. Department of Foreign Affairs (MANILA BULLETIN) In a statement, the DFA said that the 22 crewmen of the Cypriot-flagged vessel UBC Savannah were detained with three other Polish nationals on July 27 due to alleged violations of the country’s illegal drug law. The DFA said Philippine embassy representatives were able to speak with seven of the Filipino seafarers currently detained for questioning. “The group is generally in good spirits, and informed the Embassy ... more