Dozens on 'Overloaded, Unsafe' Haitian Sailing Vessel Transferred to Bahamas

Sixty-two people removed from an “overloaded, unsafe, and unstable” Haitian sailing vessel south of the Florida Keys were transferred to Bahamian authorities on Monday, May 9, the US Coast Guard said.

Footage taken by Petty Officer 1st Class Nicole J Groll shows the vessel. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry law enforcement air crew spotted the craft about 75 miles southeast of Key Largo on May 2, officials said. Credit: DVIDS via Storyful

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