The oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has severely impacted on the lives of fishermen and women in the area who are demanding more assistance from U.S. President Barack Obama and his government.
BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has entered its 64th day. Spewing oil has not only contaminated southern US states, but also taken its toll further east. <Full Story>
A Gulf of Mexico boat captain has committed suicide after losing his livelihood because of the BP oil spill. <Full story>
The fishers say they need compensation to help deal with their financial losses.<Full story>