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16 Cuban migrants and 1 smuggler in custody near Marathon

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Marathon, Florida – A smuggling operation that made landfall near Marathon has been stopped by Border Patrol agents.

16 Cuban migrants and one smuggler were taken into custody on Wednesday.

This comes after other vessels were stopped in recent days. Several vessels carrying Cuban and Haitian migrants were caught in the Florida Keys.

This investigation remains ongoing.

One vessel that made landfall in Key Largo carried more than 300 Haitian migrants.

 

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