[T]hey claim to have survived for 289 days at sea, but, four months on, the awe-inspiring tale of the Mexican fishermen looks less like a miracle and more like an elaborate hoax.Worth a read for the questions it raises.
Landing the Big One
Sunday, January 07, 2007
Back in August 2006, I posted about three Mexican fishermen who claimed that they had been saved after spending 9 months lost at sea, living on rainwater and fish. I had my doubts, so I started the headline with a meant to be cautionary "Fish Tale?" Now, here, a report casting some doubt on the tale: