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Bahamian authorities arrest 75 Haitian migrants

Bahamian authorities arrest 75 Haitian migrants

NASSAU — As Bahamians celebrated Independence Day yesterday, scores of undocumented Haitian migrants arrived on a dilapidated sloop off the southern coast of New Providence, and one woman drowned attempting to make it to shore, authorities reported.

Woman drowns as boat runs aground

NASSAU — One woman drowned this morning after the Haitian sloop she was on ran aground in southern New Providence.

Authorities believe she was in her late 20s.

Dozens more Haitian migrants are now in custody.

According to authorities, Royal Baham