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Illegal Immigrants Arrested

Authorities intercepted 53 illegal immigrants in The Bahamas on Friday.

The U.S. Coast Guard along with officers from Harbour Patrol spotted a 44 foot vessel just off the Great Isaac Bank with 52 Haitians and one Jamaican on board.

Two Bahamian males, are believed to have captained the vessel, were also taken into custody.

The illegal immigrants have since been taken to Grand Bahama and handed over to immigration officials.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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