10 Cubans found at Trelawny hotel ordered deported
TRELAWNY, Jamaica – The 10 male Cuban nationals who were charged with illegal entry after showing up at a hotel in Trelawny on Saturday, December 30, 2023, were ordered deported when they appeared in the Trelawny Parish Court on Thursday.
The illegal entry charges against them were dropped.
They have since been taken to a Government facility where they are awaiting deportation.
Reports are that the Cubans were discovered around 2:00 am on the Excellence Resort property.
The court heard that the men were headed for Florida in a boat which drifted into the Jamaican waters during turbulent weather.
After the Cubans were spotted at the hotel, the police were alerted. Upon their arrival at the hotel, the cops took the men to the Falmouth Police Station.
They were later taken to the Falmouth Public General Hospital before being taken into custody.