Carnival Dream rescues 39 Cuban migrants at sea

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(NEW ORLEANS) — The cruise ship Carnival Dream rescued 39 Cuban migrants from a small boat Wednesday night, The Times-Picayune reported. The ship was en route to Jamaica when personnel on the bridge spotted the vessel in distress, Carnival said in a statement. A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said a cutter was deployed to take over custody of the migrants, who were given food and water on the cruise ship.

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By Professional Mariner Staff