EFE | San Juan

Sixteen Cubans and two Dominicans were detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents as they were trying to enter Puerto Rico illegally.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported the incident in a press release, saying that the migrants had been detained last Thursday as they were sailing on a small boat 20 miles (12 kilometers) northwest of Mona Island, which is located about 40 mi. (70 km) off Puerto Rico's western coast.

Thirteen Cuban migrants and two Dominicans, who may have been attempting to smuggle them, were detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents as they were tryi
Thirteen Cuban migrants and two Dominicans, who may have been attempting to smuggle them, were detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents as they were trying to enter Puerto Rico illegally. EFE
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