Haiti - UNESCO says Columbus Santa Maria Shipwreck needs further Investigation

A shipwreck off the coast of Haiti believed to be he lost remains of the Santa Maria, the flagship of Christopher Columbus, requires further investigation according to a team of experts from The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Columbus Flagship Santa Maria - Shipwreck found in Haiti
Columbus Flagship Santa Maria - Shipwreck found in Haiti

Also read: Shipwreck found off Haiti Coast may be Christopher Columbus' flagship Santa Maria

Xavier Nieto Prieto, the former head of the Spanish National Museum on Underwater Archaeology, led the UNESCO team in examining the wreck off Haiti's northern coast and collected samples as part of the investigation.

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Antoine Georges says...

investigations should have been conducted years ago. This a very important cultural landmark for historical and touristic point of

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Antoine Georges says...

investigations should have been conducted years ago. This a very important cultural landmark for historical and touristic point of

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Ghislaine Decayette says...

Well it would be a tremendous find, if it's the right ship. The only thing that I'm afraid of, is that some of these people (white people)are thieves, it's in their nature to claim other people's property as their own. La sou nou yap vole bagay, Tresor bato a, nou pap mem oue sa, yap di ce pa yo li ye. Pep la mem ki egare pou misie blan, ap kite yo pren youn paket bagay nan bato a. Pou yo ka di ce pa bato Colomb en sa ye. En tout ka nap gade pou nou

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