Filipino sailors struggling for news of their typhoon-devastated homeland

  • by: BARRY HATTON , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 15, 2013 - 11:00 AM

LISBON, Portugal — Tito John Belasa, a 47-year-old Filipino pastry chef on the Portuguese cruise ship Funchal, fought back tears Friday as he spoke about the frustrations of trying to get news about his family.

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