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Bahamas Returns Haitian Migrants While Solution to Prevent Future Tragedies Remains Elusive – Atlanta Black Star


Boat people

Survivors from a rickety wooden sailboat, which ran aground last week while ferrying undocumented Haitian migrants through the Bahamas, are scheduled to be repatriated to Haiti on Tuesday, Bahamian officials said. At least 30 Haitians died in the tragedy.

The 111 survivors are among 342 Haitians who will be flown on three chartered Bahamasair flights to Port-au-Prince, pending receipt of landing permits from the Haitian government. The group also includes 56 stranded Haitians who were rescued from a small cay north of the capsized boat. via – Atlanta Black Star

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