Migrantes haitianos hallados muertos en aguas de Puerto Rico, docenas más encontradas a salvo en una isla deshabitada

La Guardia Costera localizó 66 sobrevivientes a salvo en la isla, incluyendo dos menores.

Human smugglers dropped the migrants offshore on Thursday morning, dijo la Guardia Costera.

El sol se pone sobre la isla de Mona, an uninhabited land mass in between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

El sol se pone sobre la isla de Mona, an uninhabited land mass in between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. (David S. Holloway/Getty Images)

An increasing number of Haitians have been making the perilous journey across the Caribbean in recent months as gang violence grows in their country following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse last July.

COAST GUARD STOPPED RECORD-BREAKING NUMBER OF HAITIAN MIGRANTS NEAR FLORIDA’S COAST

Las Naciones Unidas Humanitarian Coordinator Ulrika Richardson said this week that problems in Haiti aregrowing due to poverty, lack of basic services, including security, and a recent spike in violence.

From July 8-17, más que 471 la gente fue asesinada, herido, or unaccounted for in Haiti, la ONU dijo.

Los Estados Unidos. Coast Guard ship Bernard C. Webber, leaves the coast guard base, lunes, mes de julio 19, 2021, in Miami Beach, Fla.

Los Estados Unidos. Coast Guard ship Bernard C. Webber, leaves the coast guard base, lunes, mes de julio 19, 2021, in Miami Beach, Fla. (Foto AP/Marta Lavandier)

A boat bound for Miami capsized off the coast of the Bahamas el domingo, partida 17 Haitian migrants dead.

Más que 6,100 Haitian migrants have been stopped by the Coast Guard since last October, a sharp uptick over the 1,527 Haitian migrants who were stopped in fiscal year 2021 y el 418 who were stopped in fiscal year 2020.

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