Drowning inquiry rules out Haitian smuggling angle

A US government investigation found that the boatload of Haitians that drowned off the coast of Florida last month had spent almost a month in Cuba just before that, getting food and supplies to continue their voyage to the United States, the New York Times reports.

US Justice Department investigators also concluded there was no ''mother ship'' run by smugglers that dropped the Haitians off in US waters in their rickety boat, as Florida officials originally thought.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK