Posted on Monday, 06.23.14
Coast Guard pick up 56 Cubans, Haitians at sea
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MIAMI -- The Coast Guard has returned more than 50 migrants picked up at
sea to Cuba and Haiti.
Officials say 25 Haitians in an open vessel were found June 9 in the
waters west of Mona Island off Puerto Rico. They were taken Tuesday to
According to the Coast Guard, 31 Cubans were picked up June 13 in three
separate incidents in the Florida Straits. They were taken to Bahia de
All the migrants received food, water and medical care while aboard
Coast Guard vessels last week.
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