Haiti - 21 people die while trying to leave Haiti on a boat

The Haitian boat people phenomenon has claimed 21 lives this week... 50 Haitians got on a boat in Borgne, Northern Haiti, hoping to get to Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. The wooden boat capsized, 21 people died and 17 others are missing...

PHOTO: Haiti - Shipwrek of Haiti Coast
PHOTO: Haiti - Shipwrek of Haiti Coast

KREYOL: Haiti - 21 Haitien mouri pandan yo tap eseye kite peyi a nan yon ti bato pou ale Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Island... Kisa ou panse de sa?

According to news reports, Survivors told police the boat left the northern Haiti coast and head out to sea. The boat encountered bad weather and tried to return to Haiti when it hit something.

The boat started to sink before it could arrive back in the coast.

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Jean says...

For the

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Stef says...


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Calixte Guerrier says...

Tell the haitians to stay where they belong, because help is on its way. May God continue to bless Haiti.


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