Haitians fleeing the country because of increased insecurity and misery, looking for a better life in other places, are hunted on the high seas by the border authorities of the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands. Caicos and American Coast Guard. The interception on Thursday of this Haitian refugee boat is in addition to the rescue, June 9, of a small ship that was shipwrecked with a group of Haitian fishermen on board .
The ship was subsequently destroyed after inspection because of its unsanitary and unusable condition . RBDF (Royal Defense Forces of the Bahamas)
Haitians fled their country after the aggravation of the political and economic crisis, with the highest inflation in eleven years … “ Spanish News Agency EFE
Saturday, June 15, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – With the help of US Coast Guard the authorities of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, intercepted Thursday a ship with on board about 177 Haitian nationals, south-west of Inagua (Bahamas), reported the Spanish news agency, EFE.
After the boarding of the wooden boat, all the occupants were arrested and taken to the mainland, the Bahamas relief agencies confirmed.
The Spanish News Agency, citing the Bahamas authorities , also said that “ all detainees will be repatriated to Haiti in the coming days .”
This Thursday, said EFE, the President of Haiti, Jovenel Moise, whose resignation is strongly requested for months by a group of the population, called “ the population to the dialogue and calm ” before the demonstrations organized around the National Palace.
Haiti knows a new escalation of violence and demonstrations since Sunday, which caused several deaths, including the journalist Pétion Rospide, Radio Sin Fin, killed in Port-au-Prince on Monday by unknown motorcyclists.
Moreover, note that on April 1, Fifteen Haitian boat people were drowned and 14 rescued after the sinking of a boat on which a group of Haitians were traveling illegally. This misadventure takes place in West Caicos, an uninhabited island in the Turks and Caicos archipelago.