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115 Haitian migrants detained near Turks & Caicos Islands, to be deported soon

Haitian Imigrants near Turks and Cacos

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks And Caicos Islands _ Authorities in the Turks & Caicos Islands say they have detained 115 Haitian migrants aboard a boat.

The government said in a statement Tuesday that the 97 men, 18 women and three children will be deported soon.

The Turks & Caicos Islands are located between Haiti and the Bahamas and have long been a destination and smuggling route for Haitian migrants.

The Associated Press

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