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Rum Point arrival

A late evening arrival at Rum Point, Grand Cayman. Photo: Aimee Evans.
A late evening arrival at Rum Point, Grand Cayman. Photo: Aimee Evans.

A total of 15 Cuban migrants arrived by boat at Rum Point, Grand Cayman, late Wednesday evening (20 July) and were taken into custody by the Immigration Department after their boat engine failed.
The same group, originally comprised of 16 people, had stopped in Cayman Brac on Tuesday, where one man disembarked. The group now includes nine men and six women.
Their arrival brings the total number of Cuban migrants at the Immigration Detention Centre, Fairbanks, to 84 including the man who disembarked at Cayman Brac on Tuesday.

About Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath is a Trinidadian journalist with over 15 years experience. She was previously employed as a Senior Reporter with the Sunday Guardian, after having spent a number of years at the Trinidad Guardian, San Fernando Bureau. She has worked as Head of News at Heritage Radio 101.7FM in Trinidad and was a part-time journalism and communication lecturer with the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTATT.) She holds an Associate Degree in Journalism and Public Relations and a Bachelor in Mass Communications from COSTAATT.

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