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(Source:AP/Charles Dharapak)

Feds Release $71.5M Withheld During Migrant Crisis

Groups that provide refugee services across the United States expressed relief Thursday after the federal government announced the release of $71.5 million it had reprogrammed in June to deal with the thousands of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border this year.

09/18/2014

(Source: www.cia.gov/)

Little Haiti Book Fair Showcases Caribbean Writers

Locals are invited to immerse themselves in Haitian culture and literature at Haitian-Caribbean Book Fair this weekend.

09/13/2014

Courtroom Jury Box Generic (Source: CBS4)

Bahamian Man Pleads Guilty In Smuggling Case

A Bahamian man faces up to 25 years in U.S. prison for attempting to smuggle 18 Brazilian and Haitian nationals into Florida in July.

09/07/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Captain Of Capsized Boat High On Crack When Haitian Migrants Drowned

There are new details Friday regarding a Bahamian national in charge of a boat when it capsized off the coast of South Florida.

05/16/2014

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge  (Source: Facebook)

17 Migrants Die In Capsizing Off Turks And Caicos

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.

12/26/2013

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Captain In Deadly Failed Smuggling Operation Pleads Not Guilty

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.

11/05/2013

The families of five men and women who survived a failed smuggling operation last week and had to be plucked from the waters off Miami have asked U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for their release. (Source: CBS4)

Last Victim Of Capsized Boat Off Miami Identified

A fourth Haitian woman who died when a boat carrying 15 people capsized off Miami has been identified.

10/29/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Captain Of Capsized Boat Faces Manslaughter Charges

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.

CBS4–10/26/2013

The Coast Guard rescued 11 migrants Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS4)

Feds: Six People Faces Charges In Deadly Smuggling Attempt

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.

10/17/2013

Source: CBS4

Protesters Kick Off Weekend Of Trayvon Martin Rallies

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.

CBS4–07/19/2013

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