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Nearly 100 migrants repatriated to Haiti after being stopped near Islamorada

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Islamorada, Florida – According to authorities, 98 people are headed back to Haiti after a desperate journey at sea ended near the Florida Keys.

On Saturday, the migrants’ disabled sailing vessel was spotted about 40 miles southeast of Islamorada, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

According to officials, 98 people, including a baby, were on board.

Before being returned to the island nation, the group was checked out and given food and water.

 

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