Approximately 55 Haitian migrants fell into the water Wednesday morning when their overcrowded sailboat capsized as it was being towed to shore in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The man who was reportedly in charge of a boat which capsized off Miami last month during a smuggling operation last month killing four women has pleaded not guilty to federal charges.
A fourth Haitian woman who died when a boat carrying 15 people capsized off Miami has been identified.
The captain of a boat which capsized off the coast of Miami is facing involuntary manslaughter charges after four women died due to the incident.
Two people are facing criminal charges in an alleged smuggling attempt on Wednesday in which four women died. On Thursday, two men made their initial appearance in federal court, according Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
As Miami prepares for a major rally in honor of Trayvon Martin Saturday, members of the Hatian-American Community in North Miami gathered for an intimate but vocal demonstration Friday evening.
The United State’s oldest civil rights organization will mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medger Evers at the NAACP convention in Orlando over the next few days.
Haitian President Michel Martell will meet with members of the South Florida’s Haitian-American community Monday evening in North Miami Beach.
The search has resumed for at least 10 missing Haitians whose boat capsized as they headed to the U.S., according to a police official in the Bahamas.
When a devastating earthquake struck Haiti two and a half years ago, it changed the lives of millions of people, not only those affected by the quake but those who are now working to rebuild the country.