All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘migrants’

Turks and Caicos, Illegal Migrants Die When Boat Capsizes

On Christmas day, at least 18 immigrants from Haiti died when their vessel was intercepted by police and forced to reroute to the nearby Turks and Caicos Islands. The boat, which was holding approximately 50 people – too many for the capacity – capsized while being “towed in” by police. Overloading was determined as the cause, however many people drowned, …

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Miami Boat Capsizes Resulting In Tragic Fatalities

Multiple maritime tragedies have struck Miami’s coast in the last few days. Four fatalities have been reported from one tragedy involving a boat capsizing off the coast of Miami on Wednesday. The boat was transporting migrants from Haiti and Jamaica, and it is believed that the travelers may have been part of a smuggling operation. When the coast guard arrived, …

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