Cuban Refugees Cozumel


Cuban Refugees Wash Up on Cozumel Shore

Photo Courtesy of Fred Boehm

Last Saturday, 14 Cuban nationals arrived on a small vessel on the eastern coast of Cozumel.  Their small boat made landfall close to Isla de la Pasión, around 1 pm. Officials were aware of the refugees impending arrival.


Cozumel’s Municipal Director of Public Security, reported that all the refugees – which included six women and one minor – were provided with food, and medical attention before being handed over to the National Institute of Migration (INM).


Refugiados cubanos llegan a la costa de Cozumel


Photo Courtesy of Fred Boehm

El pasado sábado 14 ciudadanos cubanos llegaron en una pequeña embarcación a la costa oriental de Cozumel.  Su pequeña embarcación tocó tierra cerca de la Isla de la Pasión, alrededor de la 1 de la tarde. Las autoridades estaban al tanto de la inminente llegada de los refugiados.


El Director Municipal de Seguridad Pública de Cozumel, informó que todos los refugiados -entre los que se encontraban seis mujeres y un menor de edad- recibieron alimentos y atención médica antes de ser entregados al Instituto Nacional de Migración (INM).


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