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Antigua and Barbuda – Two men charged with smuggling migrants still awaiting committal hearing

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By Latrishka Thomas (Latrishka.thomas@antiguaobserver.com)

Antigua and Barbuda (Antigua Observer) – The committal hearing for two men accused of human trafficking has been pushed back by more than two months.

The local men in question – Alvin Goodwin and Kevorn Crump – are charged with smuggling 12 Indians and three Cubans into the country, and conspiracy to traffic said migrants.

It is said that on December 23, 2022, the migrants — at least one of whom was said to be a minor — were intercepted on a boat in the Parham Harbor.

According to reports, the boat is owned by Crump but was being piloted by Goodwin.

In early February 2023, the duo was arrested and charged, and so were some of the illegal immigrants.

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