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Cuban Migrants

The rafters rescued by the cruise ship boarded a U.S. Coast Guard ship Friday. (Courtesy: Rob Popoff)

Sharp Increase In Cuban Rafters This Year

The number of Cubans making the dangerous journey across the Florida straits for a better life in the U.S. is up sharply this year.

08/15/2014

Migrants rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard. (Source: USCG)

USCG: More Than 200 Migrants Rescued In One Week

It has been a busy week for the U.S. Coast Guard battling illegal migration as more than 200 people were rescued and repatriated.

CBS Miami–03/31/2014

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Carnival Ship Rescues Migrants On Sinking Boat

Dozens of Cuban migrants on an overloaded vessel that was sinking got a free ride on the Carnival Ecstasy Tuesday evening after the cruise ship spotted the troubled boat.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have detained a Cuban migrant who came ashore on Virginia Key Beach. (Source: CBS4)

Cuban Migrants Dropped Off At Virginia Key Beach

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have detained a Cuban migrant who came ashore on Virginia Key Beach.

CBS Miami–03/04/2014

(FILES) This November 25, 2009 photo shows the marker at the southernmost point in the continental US in Key West Florida.The marker is 90 miles (140 km) from Cuba.  AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuban Migrant Who Windsurfed The Florida Straits Found Near Big Pine Key

In an attempt reach U.S. soil, three Cuban migrants windsurfed across the Florida Straits Tuesday, but only one is known to have reached dry land.

02/21/2014

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Coast Guard Repatriates 14 Cuban Migrants

Coast Guard crews repatriated 14 Cuban migrants to Bahia de CabaƱas, Cuba, since Tuesday.

02/07/2014

The raft found in Biscayne Bay after man found. He said he was with three others. 1 body was found. Search called off for other two. (Source: Miami Fire Rescue)

Search Ends For Missing Migrant Rafters

The search has ended for two missing rafters believed to be from Cuba.

CBS Miami–12/11/2013

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39 Cuban Migrants Picked Up In Keys

Picked up on four separate interdictions in the waters off the Keys, 39 Cubans were repatriated by U.S. authorities.

09/19/2013

Ledian Yusnier Acosta-Gonzalez (L) and Dioselis Fuentes-Nodarse (R) were arrested for stealing a boat and said they were attempting to smuggle Cuban migrants. (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Keys Boat Bust Leads To Suspected Smugglers From Las Vegas

A stolen boat was recovered in the Florida Keys, but not before a chase involving Customs and Border Protection.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

Eleven Cuban migrants came ashore Monday in Hollywood.  (Source: CBS4)

11 Cuban Migrants Picked Up In Hollywood

A group of migrants seeking a better life in America were picked up after they came ashore on Hollywood Beach.

CBS4–09/09/2013

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