Officials in Honduras announced that the body of an American tourist, Carol Ann Dimas, was found in waters of the Caribbean Sea near the shores of the Central American republic. Her body was found on August 20.
 
According to Emilio Silvestri, the Minister of Tourism of Honduras, “Apparently, Dimas (65) fell into the water from the ship after it left Roatán on its way to the Cayman Islands.” In a press conference, Silvestri said that the incident took place approximately 5 miles from Roatán, an island that is popular with tourists and sport divers that is 425 miles north of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras.
 
 
Tourist Minister Silvestri said that elements of Honduran naval infantry and the Red Cross searched the sea for five hours. However, the body of the woman was found by employees of Carnival Cruise Lines floating in the sea and stopped to recover it. The ship took custody of the body and will transport it to the United States.
 
Roatán is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean and Central American countries. Officials did not offer any explanation for why Dimas found herself in the water.

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Spero News editor Martin Barillas is a former US diplomat, who also worked as a democracy advocate and election observer in Latin America. His first novel 'Shaken Earth', is available at Amazon.

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