This is just bizarre. This unflagged, unnamed ship drifted at the end of April into the waters off the easternmost point of Barbados. A local fisherman alerted authorities and they found 11 bodies. The men, it emerges, were the remainder of some 50 Senegalese who had boarded the vessel in the Cape Verde islands, to get smuggled into Spain.
The Guardian has a story out about it today, but there's good coverage in the Barbados Nation as well.
This retired sea captain is an interesting guy.
They found a note on one of them and then the families started calling.
Here's the Rime of the Ancient Mariner, dunno why this made me think of it.