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What happens to people who die at sea trying to migrate? It falls to the ...

Finger Lakes Times 03 Dec 2022
shores, they often end up in the Florida Keys, arriving on overloaded or homemade vessels ... Since October, 13 people have died along the Florida Straits trying to reach the U.S., Groll said ... “The trip across the Florida Straits is indeed dangerous, but shorter and less expensive.
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19 Cuban migrants arrive in U.S.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 25 Nov 2022
MIAMI -- The steady arrival of migrants continued in the Florida Keys on Wednesday with a group of 19 people from Cuba in Key Colony Beach, according to the U.S ... Last fiscal year, which ended in October, was the busiest year for the Coast Guard patrolling the Florida Straits for migrants since the 2008 fiscal year.
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Crews Repatriates 217 Haitians Following Interdictions Near the Bahamas

Space Coast Daily 25 Nov 2022
Coast Guard crews have interdicted 395 Haitian migrants since oct. 2022. Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba’s crew transferred 217 Haitians to Bahamian authorities, Saturday, following an interdiction in the vicinity of Dog Rocks, Bahamas. (U.S. Coast Guard image). (U.S ... Coast Guard Vigilant Returns to Cape Canaveral After 48-day Florida Straits Patrol ... .
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Group of Cubans lands in Florida Keys on a boat. Migrant numbers soaring at record clip

Tampa Bay Times 24 Nov 2022
The steady arrival of migrants continued in the Florida Keys on Wednesday with a group of 19 people from Cuba in Key Colony Beach, according to the U.S ... 30, was the busiest year for the Coast Guard patrolling the Florida Straits for migrants since the 2008 fiscal year.
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Group of Cubans land in Key Colony Beach on a boat. Migrant numbers soaring at ...

Finger Lakes Times 24 Nov 2022
MIAMI — The steady arrival of migrants continued in the Florida Keys on Wednesday with a group of 19 people from Cuba in Key Colony Beach, according to the U.S ... Last fiscal year, which ended in October, was the busiest year for the Coast Guard patrolling the Florida Straits for migrants since the 2008 fiscal year.
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Group of Cubans land in Key Colony Beach on a boat. Migrant numbers soaring at record clip

The Day 24 Nov 2022
Miami — The steady arrival of migrants continued in the Florida Keys on Wednesday with a group of 19 people from Cuba in Key Colony Beach, according to the U.S ... Last fiscal year, which ended in October, was the busiest year for the Coast Guard patrolling the Florida Straits for migrants since the 2008 fiscal year.
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Nine Rescued, Six Dead in Capsizing Off Florida Keys

The Maritime Executive 23 Nov 2022
Over the weekend, Coast Guard crews responded to a migrant vessel capsizing off the coast of Little Torch Key ... This appears to have been the second in a series of tragic casualties in rough winter weather in the Florida Straits ... On Monday morning, the U.S ... Border Patrol rescued over 180 people from an overloaded sailing vessel off the Florida Keys.
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At least 1 dead after Cuban migrant vessel capsizes, says Coast Guard

The Daily Herald 21 Nov 2022
Cay Sal is seen from a window of an HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft during a US Coast Guard vessel patrol mission, in the Florida Straits, on July 17, 2021 ... Some migrants attempt to reach Florida on rickety vessels, though most fly to Central America or Mexico and reach the US border by land.
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US Coast Guard offloads more than US$101 million in illegal drugs seized in Caribbean Sea

Jamaica Observer 20 Nov 2022
The US Coast Guard said Northland’s 57-day patrol of the Windward Passage, Old Bahama Channel and South Florida Straits primarily focused on deterring dangerous and irregular maritime migration ... Interagency Task Force-South based in Key West, Florida, the US Coast Guard said.
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Keys beach goers witness Cuban migrant arrival, among nearly 90 who landed over 3-day span

Finger Lakes Times 15 Nov 2022
MIAMI — Sunbathers on a popular Florida Keys beach watched Monday morning as a wooden boat coasted to the sand and about 20 Cuban migrants jumped into the shallow water — running to what they hope is a new life in the United States ... Since October, the Coast Guard has already intercepted 1,702 people from Cuba along the Florida Straits.
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Migrant flows at the southern border jumped AGAIN last month, with a 1.4% rise to ...

The Daily Mail 15 Nov 2022
The recent surge of Cuban migrants is the greatest seen since 1980. Pictured. A boat arrives in Key West, Florida, in April 1980, from Mariel Harbor after crossing the Florida Straits. Cubans were stopped 28,848 times, up 10 percent from September ... In 1980 over 125,000 people left Mariel for Florida as a result of Cuba's loosened emigration policies. .
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Jorge M. Perez’s El Espacio 23 Kicks off Miami Art Season With Grand Opening of ...

The Facts 15 Nov 2022
For Cubans, the physical aspects of the island range from being a source of inspiration for their natural beauty to being symbolic of issues such as migration, exploitation of the land, exile, and even the deaths of thousands of rafters in the Florida straits ... FLORIDA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA.
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U.S. Coast Guard Vigilant Returns to Cape Canaveral After 48-day Florida Straits Patrol

Space Coast Daily 14 Nov 2022
The crew of the USCGC Vigilant returned to their homeport in Cape Canaveral Saturday following a 48-day patrol in the Atlantic Ocean and Florida Straits ... COAST GUARD) – The crew of the USCGC Vigilant returned to their homeport in Cape Canaveral Saturday following a 48-day patrol in the Atlantic Ocean and Florida Straits.
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No tropical activity expected over next 5 days. Multiple cold fronts on their way

News Chief 14 Nov 2022
A strong cold front pushed through Florida Sunday, bringing with it heavy rain and thunderstorms to some locations. Tuesday could bring more severe storms to portions of the Florida Panhandle ... The next cold front is forecast to move off Northeast Florida on Wednesday and reach the Straits of Florida by Thursday morning.
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High-level U.S. delegation visits Havana amid migration crisis

Reuters 10 Nov 2022
HAVANA, Nov 9 (Reuters) - A U.S ... U.S ... 4. The moves were outlined in September ... U.S ... 1, 2021-Sept ... Cubans have also increasingly been taking to the sea, risking their lives in homemade boats to cross the Straits of Florida ... United StatesHurricane Nicole triggers flooding in Bahamas on way to Florida's Atlantic coast, article with gallery1.14 AM UTC .

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