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US Coast Guard Rescues 33 Cubans at Sea

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 33 Cuban men from the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, 11 kilometers off the coast of the southeastern state of Florida. It is the second major interception this week and part of an increasing number of migrants caught fleeing the island nation by boat. In fiscal 2014, the number of U.S. rescues was at a six-year high and up 50 percent compared to 2013. There have been about 150 Cubans plucked from the waters off Florida since October 1. Because the overloaded...

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