Two Cuban vessels passed through Cayman Brac waters Tuesday carrying a total of 26 Cuban migrants. The boats continued its voyage unassisted.
The first boat came into Brac waters in the morning, carrying 15 Cuban nationals – 14 male and one female. The second, arriving in the afternoon, had 11 men on board, said a GIS press release.
The occupants of both vessels, observed off the south coast of Cayman Brac, elected to continue their journey unassisted when advised of the policy of repatriation as the only available option. They departed headed in a southwesterly direction.