The world in numbers: February

Updated: 2014-03-03 20:14 (chinadaily.com.cn)

13 El Salvador

The world in numbers: February

Pacific castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga was rescued in Majuro, on Feb 3, 2014. Alvarenga, the fisherman from El Salvador who says he spent more than a year adrift in the Pacific Ocean. Alvarenga says he survived by drinking turtle blood and eating fish and birds he was able to catch with his bare hands. [Xinhua]

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