• 396 Haitian migrants detained on 50-foot boat near Bahamas

    3 days ago - By Bésame

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The U.S. Coast Guard has detained a boat carrying 396 Haitian migrants near the Bahamas in one of the biggest human smuggling incidents in the region, Bahamian officials said.
    The migrants were detained close to the far-flung Cay Sal island located between Florida and Cuba, immigration officials in the Bahamas said in a statement Sunday.
    They said the migrants will be processed on the Bahamian island of Inagua and later repatriated.
    Nicole Groll, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman, told The Associated Press on Monday that the interdiction happened Saturday afternoon and...
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