2017-06-26: The tourist boat Almirante sank in the El Penol reservoir near Guatape in the northwest of Colombia on Sunday (25 June). It was carrying approximately 170 people. At least six people were killed, while there were previous reports about nine fatalities. At least 31 people are missing at the current time. There is no evidence about the reason of the sinking.
Travellers are advised to inform themselves on site and to take into account information by authorities.