Search Continues For Missing Swimmer

Wednesday, March 06 2013 @ 07:41 PM UTC

Contributed by: Don Winner

The whereabouts of Benjamín Márquez, who disappeared last Sunday while bathing on the beach in Maria Chiquita, Colon, is still unknown to the authorities of the National System of Civil Protection, who yesterday called off the search at 6:00 pm.

Reports of this institution, which yesterday cancelled the Green Alert decreed because of the passage of a cold front indicate the search for the missing 26 year old were resumed today at 6:00 am.

Yesterday, Cesar Osorio, the Chief of Weather Forecasting for ETESA, said the cold front that had been passing through the area since last wee