Cap-Haitien resident Jacquelin Mrtil survived a shipwreck that killed 60 of his fellow countryman after the Turks and Caicos police intercepted their boat, June 1, 2007. Mrtil is glad to be alive, but doesn't rule out taking another boat some day. "The country doesn't offer you any things," he says. (Peter Andrew Bosch/Miami Herald/MCT)
Cap-Haitien resident Jacquelin Mrtil survived a shipwreck that killed 60 of his fellow countryman after the Turks and Caicos police intercepted their boat, June 1, 2007. Mrtil is glad to be alive, but doesn't rule out taking another boat some day. "The country doesn't offer you any things," he says. (Peter Andrew Bosch/Miami Herald/MCT) MCT
Cap-Haitien resident Jacquelin Mrtil survived a shipwreck that killed 60 of his fellow countryman after the Turks and Caicos police intercepted their boat, June 1, 2007. Mrtil is glad to be alive, but doesn't rule out taking another boat some day. "The country doesn't offer you any things," he says. (Peter Andrew Bosch/Miami Herald/MCT) MCT

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