19 Cubans arrive by boat

The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration has reported intercepting 19 male Cuban migrants after their boat ran aground off Cayman Brac on Friday, 7 October. 

The migrants are being temporarily housed under immigration control, and several government and private sector agencies are helping meet their immediate needs. 

It is anticipated the group will be transferred to Grand Cayman early this week for processing. 

Cuban vessel Oct 2011

Immigration officers hold 19 Cuban migrants after their vessel runs aground.

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