a pair of cuban rafters managed to land ashore with his little son Florida this week amid a wave of hundreds immigrants Which has put local authorities under strain due to the difficulties involved in immediately helping and processing all those arriving irregularly.
“two days and two nights [en el mar]But we made it thanks to God,” wrote the young mother, identified as Darlene Solano, in a post on the Facebook group “Balseros Cubanos.”
Photos shared by Solano show the family was part of hundreds of Cubans and Haitians (to a lesser extent) who were in Dry Tortugas National Park, shut down by the wave of immigrants who arrived there last weekend.
Cuban DNA He reached out to Solano on Facebook to know the details of his trip, but we have not received a response till the time of publishing this note.
It also recently emerged that a young Cuban named Sheila from central Havana jumped into the ocean eight months pregnant and arrived in Florida in an unsecured boat on December 30, Univision 23 reporter Javier Díaz reported.
“Sheila is a young Cuban rafter who came to the Dry Tortugas when she was 8 months pregnant. She arrived with her husband and 16 others. The boat arrived on 30 December and these migrants are part of an exodus of rafters in recent days,” the journalist explained.
Díaz said that, due to the advanced state of her pregnancy and the fact that she was suffering from contractions, the young woman was transferred to a hospital in the area. from reporter’s post Univision Opinion was divided between those who thought that jumping into the sea at the age of eight months seemed “crazy” and those who classified her as “brave”.
According to the US Department of Homeland Security, between December 30, 2022 and January 1, 2023, more than 600 migrants, mostly Cubans, were found near the Florida coast, of which about 400 were in Dry Tortugas National Park.
According to the Coast Guard, all immigrants living in the Dry Tortugas, a total of 337 people – not including the 90 rescued earlier – “have been transferred to a boat to be taken to Key West this Thursday,” journalist Mario J. . Reported by Pantone, from the channel america tvin miami.