Overcrowded boat was found near Caibarien, not far from Cayo Santa Maria, Cuban state media report, adding several days of stormy weather and thunderstorms forced the vessel towards the island nation.
Group of people including at least eight Turkish citizens kidnapped after travelling by bus from the Dominican Republic, officials say, amid a wave of gang violence in the Caribbean country.
The global body underlined that thousands of residents of the conflict-hit northern suburbs have been forced to flee their homes and take refuge with relatives or in temporary shelters such as churches and schools.
Gang-related kidnappings in Haiti increased 180 percent in the past year, with 655 of them reported to police, according to a report by the United Nations Security Council.
El Salvador has enacted a state of emergency to fight a new spike in homicides while thousands of Haitians demonstrate against a lack of governmental support to protect their population from gangs.
Citing conflicts in Yemen, Syria, Myanmar and Sudan to Haiti, Africa's Sahel, "and now the war in Ukraine", UN chief Antonio Guterres says, "there are fewer political settlements to conflicts" with Colombia a notable exception.
Thousands protest to demand the government of PM Ariel Henry do more to address gang violence including constant kidnappings in the Caribbean country.
Health professionals throughout Haiti have shut down health care facilities in protest against a sharp increase in gang-related kidnappings, which have affected people across all societies.
Migrants entered Summerland Key in southern Florida state, a few days after more than 350 Haitians landed in the same place, officials say.
Nearly 36 hours of rain have caused flooding, primarily in the north of the Caribbean country, with water filling the historic centre of the city of Cap-Haitien.
Jamaica Police said former senator John Joël Joseph and others were arrested and that authorities were trying to determine whether they are family members.
Mario Antonio Palacios has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder or kidnapping outside the US in connection with the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise.
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