In just one week, Coast Guard crews intercepted seven vessels carrying migrants in the Florida Straits resulting in 58 people being repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday, according to the Coast Guard.
The group of migrants were brought to Cuba on the Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr., a 154-foot fast response cutter.
"Safety of life at sea continues to be the Coast Guard's primary concern," said Capt. Mark Gordon, chief of enforcement for the Coast Guard 7th District in a statement.
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