12 suspected Cuban Migrants picked up by Disney Wonder

The Disney Wonder picked up a group of 12 Cuban suspected migrants southeast of Cuba around 8:00pm on Saturday, February 13. They were brought onboard the cruise ship and were going to be handed over to authorities in Grand Cayman, the ship’s next port of call. القمار U.S. Coast Guard 7th District spokesman Jon-Paul Rios said they were found on a “rustic” vessel, a term used by authorities to describe dangerous, unseaworthy vessels.

The Coast Guard was not sure if the migrants had been attempting to get to the U. كيفيه لعب البوكر S. or not. There has been an increase in Cuban migrants attempting to enter the U.S., both by land and sea, presumably because it’s believed that immigration policies allowing Cubans into the U.S. will be changing soon. There have been more than 120 Cuban migrants that have landed in the Cayman Islands since January.

Rios said it’s common for cruise ships to pick up migrants while at sea and that the ships have agreements to get in touch with the U. ربح المال من الالعاب S. Coast Guard and then drop them off at the next port of call.

The Disney Wonder also picked up 8 migrants in 2013 who were stranded on a raft 45 miles from Key West.

News source: CNN

Photo credit: CNN (2013 rescue near Key West)

Leah grew up in a little farming town in Illinois, right on the Mississippi River. Her Chicago-born husband, David, left the city for her, and they're now raising their three children (Jacob, Jonah and Lydia) just 12 miles from her hometown. As the Senior Editor of the DIS (, Leah spends a lot of time writing about, reading about, and discussing Disney. So, it should come as no surprise that one of her family's favorite ways to spend time is going to Walt Disney World and traveling on Disney Cruise Line. She also enjoys shopping, watching movies with her husband and doing crafts with and for her kids.


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