A Zurich politician gets lost in the Caribbean jungle

A Zurich politician gets lost in the Caribbean jungle
A Zurich politician gets lost in the Caribbean jungle

The SP cantonal councilor Thomas Marthaler was missing on Hispaniola for 36 hours.

Thomas Marthaler held out for a day and a half on the steep mountain flanks of Hispaniola.

Jimmy Villalta / Imago

Thomas Marthaler is 61 years old and a seasoned politician in the SP faction of the Zurich cantonal council. But his political involvement was not the reason why the local media took an interest in him while he was in the Dominican Republic for his spring break. The man from Zurich made the headlines because he got lost on a hike and was lost in the jungle for 36 hours.

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