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Blaze at Bahamas shantytown leaves 200 homeless

Fire officials in the Bahamas say a blaze has destroyed as many as 70 homes in a shantytown, leaving roughly 200 Haitian migrants homeless.

Haitian migrants` boat collapse: Police end search for survivors

Officials in the Turks and Caicos islands shifted their focus on Thursday from rescue efforts to determining what caused a boat packed with Haitian migrants to capsize, killing 17 people as the boat was being towed to port in the British Caribbean territory.

33 Haitian migrants detained in Jamaica: Police

Jamaican police say that 33 illegal migrants from Haiti have been intercepted off the island`s northeast coast.

Bahamas police detain 5 in migrant boat capsizing

Assistant Police Commissioner Leon Bethell said that the men are helping with the investigation. No one has been charged.

Haitian migrants hide as Dominican Republic pursues deportations

Officials say deportations are needed to prevent flow of illegal immigrants.