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Cuba's calling: It’s the most vaccinated country in the Caribbean and British visitors have the ...

The Daily Mail 18 Jan 2022
Streets ran away on either side, pavements broken by the roots of Jaguey trees that shaded crumbling old mansions ... Varadero, a 12-mile strip of white sand that cuts north into the Florida Straits, is one of the world’s best rivieras ... Beneath a rocky outcrop looking north towards the Florida Keys, Playa Jibacoa lies in a sunny and self-contained bay ... .
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s Crew Interdicts 33 Cubans Off Florida’s Coast

Space Coast Daily 14 Jan 2022
Coast Guard crews have interdicted more than 550 Cubans since last october ... (U.S ... “Our air and surface crews, along with our local and federal law enforcement partners, work together every day maintaining an active presence through the Florida Straits, and Mona and Windward passages to help save lives by deterring dangerous voyages.” ... .
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More than 30 migrants stopped off the Florida Keys get Coast Guard ride back to Cuba

Stars and Stripes 13 Jan 2022
Last fiscal year was already the busiest the Coast Guard has been patrolling the Florida Straits since 2017, with 838 people caught along their dangerous journey ... through the Florida Straits, and Mona and Windward passages to help save lives by deterring dangerous voyages.”.
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Coast Guard rescues 176 Haitians from sailboat off Florida

Federal News Radio 12 Jan 2022
... vessel as it approached the Florida Keys, officials said ... “It is extremely dangerous to navigate the Florida Straits in an unseaworthy vessel, especially off the Florida Keys where the water is extra treacherous with shoals and reefs,” said Chief Warrant Officer James Kinney.
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Coast Guard says 176 Haitian migrants arrived off the Keys in an overloaded sailboat

Finger Lakes Times 11 Jan 2022
MIAMI — For the third time in as many months, a group of Haitian migrants has come ashore in the Florida Keys ... This is the largest group of Haitians to make its way through the Florida Straits since boats began arriving again in November after more than a two year hiatus.
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176 Haitians rescued from overloaded boat near Florida Keys

The Hill 11 Jan 2022
... traveling on an overloaded boat near the Florida Keys ... “It is extremely dangerous to navigate the Florida Straits in an unseaworthy vessel, especially off the Florida Keys where the water is extra treacherous with shoals and reefs,” Chief Warrant Officer James Kinney said.
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Coast Guard rescues 176 Haitians from 60-foot sailboat off Florida Keys

Tampa Bay Times 11 Jan 2022
... vessel as it approached the Florida Keys, officials said ... “It is extremely dangerous to navigate the Florida Straits in an unseaworthy vessel, especially off the Florida Keys where the water is extra treacherous with shoals and reefs,” said Chief Warrant Officer James Kinney.
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US Coast Guard rescues 176 Haitians off Florida coast

Anadolu Agency 11 Jan 2022
“It is extremely dangerous to navigate the Florida Straits in an unseaworthy vessel, especially off the Florida Keys where the water is extra treacherous with shoals and reefs,” said Chief Warrant Officer James Kinney ... .
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US Coast Guard rescues 176 Haitians from sailboat near Florida

Al Jazeera 11 Jan 2022
“It is extremely dangerous to navigate the Florida Straits in an unseaworthy vessel, especially off the Florida Keys where the water is extra treacherous with shoals and reefs,” said Chief Warrant Officer James Kinney.
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Another large group of Haitian migrants arrives in the Florida Keys

Yahoo Daily News 10 Jan 2022
For the third time in as many months, a group of Haitian migrants has come ashore in the Florida Keys ... The latest group is the largest group of Haitians to make their way through the Florida Straits since boats began arriving again in November after a two year hiatus ... Fifty-two Haitian migrants landed in the Florida Keys in this boat on Friday, Dec.
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Hurricane Ida turned into a monster thanks to a giant warm patch in the Gulf ...

The Facts 07 Jan 2022
Its strength is related to the flow of warm water from the tropics and Caribbean Sea into the Gulf of Mexico and out again through the Florida Straits, between Florida and Cuba ... In the Gulf, this current can start to shed large warm eddies when it gets north of about the latitude of Fort Myers, Florida.
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How Covid was far from a death knell for Cuba's most famous hotel: The Nacional ...

The Daily Mail 06 Jan 2022
reliving the past,' said Arleen Ortiz, a specialist in the hotel's history ... RELATED ARTICLES ... Perched on a hill overlooking the Straits of Florida, the Hotel Nacional - with its brand new English china, clocks imported from Germany and chandeliers hanging from the ceilings - was opened on December 30, 1930, allegedly financed partly with mob money ... .
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119 Cubans repatriated after 12 migrant interceptions in the Florida Straits

The Miami Herald 05 Jan 2022
U.S. Coast Guard repatriated 119 Cubans to Cuba on Monday after authorities made a dozen separate migrant interceptions in a three-day span in the Florida Straits, the agency said Tuesday ... .
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U.S. sends 119 Cuban migrants home as growing number take to sea

Reuters 05 Jan 2022
HAVANA, Jan 5 (Reuters) - The U.S ... The migrants, swept up in 12 operations that took place over just three days in the South Florida Straits from the Bahamas to the Florida Keys, were found in boats adrift offshore, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement. Cuban state media said Tuesday's repatriation was the largest in four years ... Register ... U.S.
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US Coast Guard sends 119 migrants back to Cuba

Al Jazeera 05 Jan 2022
In a statement issued late on Tuesday, the Coast Guard said the migrants were swept up in the South Florida Straits from the Bahamas to the Florida Keys after their boats were found adrift offshore. “In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented these perilous sea voyages from ending in tragedy,” it said ... More here ... .

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