The U.S. Coast Guard stopped a group of Cuban migrants off the coast of Key West.
According to officials, the 21 people were on board a vessel in the Florida Straits and were reportedly dehydrated.
#Breaking A @USCG crew repatriated 21 #Cubans Monday after being stopped off #KeyWest's coast. They were reported being dehydrated. The #FloridaStraits are unpredictable & dangerous w/o safety gear. The #CoastGuard interdicted 239 Cubans since Oct. 1, 2020. #DontTakeToTheSeas pic.twitter.com/DhYn3sPTXA
— USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) May 24, 2021
The U.S. Coast Guard has stopped more than 200 Cuban migrants since October.