NEAR POINTE DE LA PLATEFORME, Haiti (WSVN) — The U.S. Coast Guard stopped two large groups of Haitian migrants at sea earlier this week.

According to officials, a Coast Guard cutter spotted 202 migrants from a 50-foot boat off the coast of Haiti during a routine patrol, Tuesday.

Two days later, investigators said, 199 migrants were stopped on a similar boat.

Both groups have since been handed over to Haitian authorities.

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