Coast Guard Rescues Cuban Immigrants Stranded On Tiny Caribbean Island
By Scott T. Smith / CBS12 News
BAHAMAS — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 12 Cuban immigrants stranded on
a tiny island north of Cuba after their boat sank in the Caribbean Thursday.
After the immigrants were found, a helicopter dropped food, water and a
radio to them.
A Coast Guard MH60 helicopter transported the immigrants to Nassau,
Bahamas, Thursday evening.
The group was dehydrated but uninjured. according to the Coast Guard.
It’s not clear what will happen to the group, but The Bahamas typically
returns immigrants to their country of origin.
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