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BBC World Service – World Update, Haiti migrants: ‘1000s try, 100s die’


BBC imagesHundreds of Haitians are risking their lives every week making the voyage between their country and its richer Caribbean neighbours. The migrants cram themselves into dangerous small boats and run the gauntlet trying to avoid being picked up by the US coastguard. Nick Davis reports from Haiti.

(Photo: A group of Haitians sit on the hull of a boat after it grounded and capsized and await rescue. Credit: U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images) via BBC World Service

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