Cruise Ship Reports Woman Missing Off Coast of Mexico

Maritime authorities were on alert today for a woman reported missing from a cruise ship off the Caribbean coast of Mexico, a Carnival Cruise Lines representative said. The woman was reported missing at 11 a.m. on Friday by her husband as the cruise ship Elation was returning to Galveston, Texas, after a stop in Belize, according to Jennifer de la Cruz, a representative for Carnival Cruise Lines. De la Cruz declined to identify the missing passenger, who was last seen early Saturday morning leaving her cabin, and then on deck.