About 70 Haitian migrants repatriated after being stopped at sea

first_imgCAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (WSVN) — A U.S. Coast Guard crew stopped dozens of Haitian migrants at sea.The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant spotted the migrants’ 40-foot freighter about 26 miles north of Cap-Haitien, at around 1:30 a.m., Sunday.Officials said approximately 70 migrants had embarked on the illegal voyage.The Haitian Coast Guard was contacted shortly thereafter. They arrived a few hours later to return the migrants home.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

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