OCCIDENTAL MINDORO, Philippines – On the shores of Barangay San Roque, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, the fishermen of Gem-Ver rebuild their lives after a harrowing encounter at sea that nearly left them dead.
Day after day, they take apart their boat for repairs as they share stories from that evening of June 9, when their vessel sank after its rear was rammed by a Chinese ship.
Rappler’s Rambo Talabong and Sofia Tomacruz spent days with the 22 fishermen of Gem-Ver as they talked about their hopes to set the boat out to sail once again. – Rappler.com
Part 1 | THE SINKING OF GEM-VER: Barko! May babanggang barko!
Conclusion | Despite Duterte, Gem-Ver fishermen buckle down to work
Profiles | IN THEIR OWN WORDS: The fishermen of Gem-Ver
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