Florida – On Saturday 20 miles off the coast of Haiti, The U.S Coast Guard rescued 189 people.
On the northwest coast of Haiti, Coast Guard Cutters William Flores and Tahoma took in the people on the freighter off Cape du Mole.
According to officials, there were 126 men, 46 women, and 17 children aboard the sail freighter.
According to the Coast Guard, the rescued Haitians were in an overloaded sail freighter in bad weather conditions.
At this time, details regarding where the freighter was headed or the condition of the people rescued were not immediately available.