(WTVJ-TV) A group Cuban migrants who appeared to be armed with machetes reached shore on Hollywood Beach, Florida Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
According to Hollywood Police, 11 Cuban migrants landed on Hollywood Beach near the 6000 block of North Ocean Drive around 6:19 p.m.
One of the migrants, Yoandy Alonoso Figueredo, said the trip took eight days and they spent four of those days without food nor water. He said the sight of the coast line brought hope to their hearts.
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