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At Least 17 Haitian Refugees Killed As Boat Capsizes Off Bahamas

The Bahamas is a transit route for Haitian immigrants fleeing poverty and violence and seeking to reach the United States mainland. Seventeen people have died after a boat carrying dozens of Haitian refugees capsized off the coast of the Bahamas, authorities said, as more Haitians attempt to reach the United States to flee gang violence and poverty at home. Rescue teams […]