Coast Guard repatriates 31 migrants to Dominican Republic following vessel interdiction in Mona Passage

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10/20/2023 03:33 PM EDT

Coast Guard crews repatriated 31 migrants to Dominican Republic Thursday, following the interdiction of an overloaded vessel in Mona Passage waters off the west coast of Puerto Rico, Wednesday.  Three of the repatriated migrants were interdicted in separate irregular migration voyage events earlier in the week.