May 12, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area

After six weeks afloat off coast, Israeli finally granted entry to Jamaica

An Israeli man who spent six weeks on a small sailing boat off the coast of Jamaica after he was denied permission to dock due to a coronavirus lockdown has finally been granted entry to the island, according to a report Sunday.

After reaching dry land, Amit Mendel moved into an apartment that had been rented on his behalf and was seeking a visa to travel to the US, the Kan public broadcaster reported.

Full Story (The Times of Israel)

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