The United States Coast Guard reported Tuesday that a group of Cuban rafters was detained just before they were about to land in that country.
According to brief reports shared on social networks TwitterMarathon station crews were in charge of carrying out the operation, seeing that two ships were detained during the process.
The publication was accompanied by a photograph of one of these homemade vessels used by Cuban rafters to make the perilous journey to the United States.
— USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) December 13, 2022
It is noteworthy that this incident happened during Monday, however, it was not reported until this Tuesday, December 13.
“Crews from the United States Coast Guard Station Marathon prevented two vessels from illegally landing in the United States on Monday.”Accurate information from a federal agency.
It is important to underline that, so far, officials have not specified the number of Cuban rafters involved in the case who will now have to remain under orders from immigration officials. Presumably, they will be returned to the island, as has happened in recent times.
Other Cuban rafters detained in Florida
This Tuesday, the United States Border Patrol detained another 37 Cuban rafters (distributed into various groups) after their arrival in the Florida Keys.
It was learned that there were a total of 32 adults and five minors who were caught by the security forces. Fortunately, no injuries were reported from that incident.
“U.S. Border Patrol agents, with support from LE partners, responded to three migrant landings in the Florida Keys, encountering 37 Cuban migrants (32 adults, along with five minors)”.Miami Sector Chief Walter N. Slosser’s words were.
Earlier today, US Border Patrol agents with the support of LE partners responded to three migrant landings in the Florida Keys and encountered 37 Cuban migrants (32 adults, along with 5 juveniles). #happening now #cuba #florida #cbp pic.twitter.com/NSTezuPzTw
Chief Patrol Agent Walter N. slosar (@USBPChiefMIP) December 13, 2022
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