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Miami.– The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for an overdue zodiac boat that was apparently transporting six Cuban migrants from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico.

According to press reports, the Coast Guard based in Miami was helping with the search after authorities got several telephone calls from one of the migrants' relatives, who lives in Florida.

The relative told authorities that the boat was transporting three men and three women and hadn't arrived in Puerto Rico after it left the Dominican Republic on Dec. 17.

Since Saturday rescue crews have been searching waters south of the Dominican Republic and the Mona Passage.

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Written by: Perception This user is banned, 23 Dec 2013 1:36 PM
From: United States, § 12 - 'A' D'is'CI'P'L'E of P'L'at'O'.
Zodiac Inflatable Boat.

Are You sure they left Dominicans Coast. ?

Written by: AytiZekle, 23 Dec 2013 7:07 PM
From: Haiti, Haiti reveille toi, Ayti pap mouri
OH !!! he speaks , miracle !!!
Written by: antonio1, 23 Dec 2013 7:10 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Av Santa Rosa, La Romana
Newly inaugurated fly from Cuba to Haiti ?????
Written by: RoyStone, 23 Dec 2013 7:45 PM
From: Australia
Totally the wrong direction for Florida.
Long way from Xmyth Island (the land of boar-people)
Written by: antonio1, 23 Dec 2013 8:02 PM
From: Dominican Republic, Av Santa Rosa, La Romana
Puerto Rico via DR is the new entry point to the US-----
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