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Coast Guard, US Customs rescue 71 Haitian migrants stranded on islands near Puerto Rico – The Washington Post


209445-haitian-migrantsCustoms spokesman Jeffrey Quinones said Saturday that a large number of the Haitians were dehydrated and had bruises and scratches. They were taken to hospitals for treatment.

The rescue comes a week after 67 migrants from Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic were found in the same cluster of islands. One Haitian woman was found dead.

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