Six arrested on charges of illegal exit from the country
CAMAGUEY, Cuba – May 24 (Fernando Tabares / www.cubanet.org) – Police,
border guards, and State Security officers in Las Tunas and Granma
provinces frustrated an attempt to leave the country without
authorization and arrested five men and a woman.
The would be migrants, all members of the Tamayo family, attempted to
sail on a homemade vessel made from eight 55-gallon drums held together
by angle irons. They said they had been intercepted on the road on their
way to launch their craft.
Two of the men were fined 3,000 pesos each, and authorities confiscated
All those arrested had attempted to leave before, one of them on four
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