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55 Cuban migrants stopped at sea off the Florida Keys in a week, Coast Guard says

Finger Lakes Times 18 May 2022
Coast Guard intercepted 55 people from Cuba at sea off the Florida Keys over a five-day period last week ... Cuban migration to South Florida since October is the highest its been since 2016 ... 1 to the end of September — the Coast Guard said it has stopped 1,879 people from Cuba crossing the Florida Straits.
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Canadian great white shark keeps appearing up and down Carolinas

Toronto Sun 11 May 2022
A Canadian great white shark keeps being spotted in the Carolinas, and was last seen on Monday near the Outer Banks, researchers said. Advertisement 2 ... His tracking device pings whenever he surfaces from the water and Ironbound has been tracked as far south as the Straits of Florida and as far west as the Gulf of Mexico, according to the report ... .
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Crew Repatriates 38 Cubans Following Interdictions Off Florida Coast

Space Coast Daily 05 May 2022
... six interdictions off the Florida Keys ... “Our air and surface crews, along with our partner agencies, work together every day maintaining an active presence in the Florida Straits, and Mona and Windward Passages to help save lives by deterring these dangerous voyages.”.
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Cubans take to streets on Worker's Day for first time in three years

Yahoo Daily News 01 May 2022
By Dave Sherwood ... We Cubans work to fix our own problems ... Upwards of 80,000 have left the island in recent months for the United States, according to Customs and Border Protection data, making their way by plane to Nicaragua and then overland north to the U.S./Mexico border, or by boat or raft across the Florida Straits ... ....
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Cubans take to streets on Worker’s Day for first time in three years

FX Empire 01 May 2022
By Dave Sherwood ... We Cubans work to fix our own problems ... Upwards of 80,000 have left the island in recent months for the United States, according to Customs and Border Protection data, making their way by plane to Nicaragua and then overland north to the U.S./Mexico border, or by boat or raft across the Florida Straits ... Advertisement ... Sign Up ... See All.
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Why are Florida manatees showing up in Cuba and Mexico?

Mongabay 29 Apr 2022
Although some Florida manatees have been known ... “It was not only the first report of a Florida manatee resident in Cuba but, to me, it was also a revelation that the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Florida Strait might be…This article was originally published on Mongabay .
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3 Cuban migrants found on the shore in the Florida Keys. Where is their boat?

Finger Lakes Times 29 Apr 2022
Border Patrol agents apprehended three Cuban men who arrived in the Florida Keys Friday morning ... Friday’s arrival is part of an ongoing surge in maritime migration to South Florida from Cuba and Haiti ... In all of fiscal year 2017, the Coast Guard stopped 1,468 Cuban migrants on the Florida Straits.
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Cuba denounces expected Summit of the Americas snub by US

The Hill 29 Apr 2022
The Cuban push to participate in the multilateral agenda comes as the Biden administration grapples with shared issues across the Florida Strait, particularly migration, and a wish to avoid the political blowback that dogged the Obama administration’s rapprochement policy toward the island.
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US Coast Guard stops a total of 84 Cuban migrants at sea over a 3-day span

Finger Lakes Times 28 Apr 2022
South Florida is in the midst of a surge in maritime migration from both Cuba and Haiti ... After the Obama administration ended wet-foot, dry-foot, maritime migration from Cuba dropped year-by-year to the point where by fiscal year 2020, the Coast Guard only caught 49 people trying to make the dangerous journey across the Florida Straits.
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