The Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) confirms several migrant vessels arrived in the Cayman Islands over the holidays.

On Friday, 23 December 2022 at approximately 10:00am a vessel with nineteen (19) males and one (1) female came ashore in Cayman Brac. Five (5) male migrants chose to disembark and the vessel continued on their journey, however hours later those remaining on board chose to disembark when the vessel arrived in Grand Cayman.

On Friday, 30 December two vessels arrived, one in East End and one in North Side at approximately 2:00pm with a total of 16 migrants. Both vessels had six (6) males and two (2) females on board.

On Sunday, 1 January 2023 at approximately 4:00pm a vessel came ashore in North Side with ten (10) males and two (2) females and they disembarked.

All are being processed in accordance with established CBC protocols.