It was hot and dark and mosquitoes bit at his skin as 23-year-old Jose Fuente Lastre boarded a raft with eight other men, intent on fleeing Cuba.
The U.S. Coast Guard has repatriated 86 migrants it says were illegally migrating from Cuba and Haiti.
It has been a busy week for the U.S. Coast Guard battling illegal migration as more than 200 people were rescued and repatriated.
Artwork that went missing from a Cuban museum about a week ago have surfaced across the Florida Straits in Miami.
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.
Coast Guard crews repatriated 14 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Tuesday.
More than 60 Cubans were returned to their homeland last week. The Coast Guard returned the 63 migrants to Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba, after being repatriated.
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is ready to make one final attempt to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys.
It was the battle of the fritas in South Florida, Wednesday. Some people said it was going to be a showdown between the king and the magician.
An Australian swimmer will attempt this week to become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.