Migrant vessel from Cuba sinks before reaching land in the Florida Keys

MIAMI — A homemade boat with seven people from Cuba on board began to sink shortly before it reached land in the Florida Keys on Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Border Patrol. The vessel’s passengers survived unharmed, but unfortunately for them, their rescuers were U.S. Border Patrol agents, and they will likely be sent back to Cuba. The boat arrived in the Middle Florida Keys city of Marathon about 9:30 a.m. EST, the agency said. “The group was safely recovered,” Chief Patrol Agent Thomas G. Martin said in a statement released on Twitter Tuesday afternoon. Six men and a boy were on th…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly