Video: Drownings in Puerto Rico spike as ocean currents get stronger

By Floricua Staff

March 21, 2024
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So far this week alone, three people have drowned on beaches in different areas of Puerto Rico, due to strong waves and high rip current risks. Last Sunday, a 22-year-old tourist from Illinois was swept away by the sea behind Ventana del Mar in Codado. A Puerto Rican soldier jumped in to save him, despite pleas from his young children not to do so. Both he and the tourist drowned. Click the link in our bio to read more.

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