Eight Cuban nationals repatriated

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Department of Immigration on Monday reported that a group of eight Cuban nationals, under escort, were repatriated to Havana, Cuba onboard a Bahamasair flight on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

This joint operation was headed by Superintendent of Immigration Peter Joseph and a team of Immigration Officers with the assistance of The Royal Bahamas Police Force and The Royal Bahamas Defence Force.

The Department of Immigration said the repatriation convoy departed the Carmichael Road Detention Center at 7:30a.m. on Saturday enroute to Lynden Pindling International Airport. The Bahamasair flight departed the capital at 11:55a.m.