16 persons including mother and child of Haitian nationality were apprehended by members of the army when they were moving in a car along the road of Navarrete. According to CDN 37, 12 of them were accommodated in the car seats and four in the trunk.
On May of this year in the Bahamas, over 50 suspected undocumented Haitians were captured in Eleuthera. It was understood that members of the Bahamas Defence Force, the Royal Bahamas Police Force and Immigration authorities carried out a joint exercise and were able to take the suspects into custody.
That report stated that about 10am, a Haitian sloop was spotted in the area of Bannerman Town, Eleuthera. A search was conducted and the illegal migrants were all transported to Nassau and handed over to immigration officials for processing.
In another incident 75 Haitian national were apprehended off Cape Eleuthera, and one man said to be a part of the group was found dead.