35 C
New York
August 9, 2022
Americas Bahamas Haiti news World news

Sixteen people dead after boat with Haitian migrants capsizes in Bahamas

Four women and 17 men were rescued, in dangerous route frequently used by migrants seeking to reach the US

Sixteen people were dead after a vessel carrying Haitian migrants capsized off the coast of the Bahamas, authorities said on Sunday, amid a wave of sea migration toward the US.

Four women and 17 men were rescued from the incident, the Bahamian immigration minister Keith Bell told Reuters.

Continue reading…

Related posts

At least 19 people die amid fresh fighting in Sudan’s Darfur region


Purdue Pharma owners willing to pay up to $6bn to settle opioid suits


British Virgin Islands premier demands release from US custody in cocaine case