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  • FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2014 file photo provided by the Marshall Islands Foreign Affairs Department, a man identifying himself as Jose Salvador Alvarenga sits on a couch in Majuro in the Marshall Islands, after he was rescued from being washed ashore on the tiny atoll of Ebon in the Pacific Ocean. The Salvadoran man who says he spent more than a year drifting across the Pacific Ocean before making landfall in the Marshall Islands is still too weak to travel and will remain in the island nation for a while longer, an official said Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Foreign Affairs Department The Marshall Islands, Gee Bing, File)

    Salvador sea survivor flies out of Pacific island

    A Salvadoran man who says he drifted in an open boat across the Pacific for more than a year thanked people in the Marshall Islands for taking care of him and said he was "doing very well" before starting his journey home Monday.


  • Man says he ate birds, turtles in 13 months adrift

    It's a story that almost defies belief: A man leaves Mexico in December 2012 for a day of shark fishing and ends up surviving 13 months on fish, birds and turtles before washing ashore on the remote Marshall Islands some 5,500 miles (8,800 kilometers) away.


  • Islands want UN to see climate as security threat

    The Marshall Islands and other low-lying island nations appealed to the U.N. Security Council to recognize climate change as an international security threat that jeopardizes their very survival.


  • Islands want UN to see climate as security threat

    The Marshall Islands and other low-lying island nations appealed to the U.N. Security Council on Friday to recognize climate change as an international security threat that jeopardizes their very survival.


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