Coast Guard repatriates 18 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 18 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 18 of 23 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic Friday and Saturday following two at-sea interdictions by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities in the Mona Passage. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will be filing criminal charges against five of the interdicted migrants — three of...

Coast Guard repatriates 37 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 37 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 37 of 43 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday morning following three at-sea interdictions by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities Monday in the Mona Passage. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will be filing a criminal complaint against six of the Dominican Republic nationals...

Coast Guard repatriates 142 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 142 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 142 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Sept. 8, 2016. The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump crew repatriated 43 Cuban migrants Saturday; the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 63 Cuban migrants Wednesday and another 36 Cuban migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of 15 separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida...

Coast Guard returns 17 Cuban migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 17 Cuban migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 17 Cuban migrants to the Dominican Republic Friday evening following an interdiction in the Mona Passage by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities Thursday morning. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will be filing a criminal complaint against two Dominican Republic nationals also interdicted in the...

Coast Guard repatriates 85 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 85 Cuban migrants
MIAMI – The Coast Guard repatriated 85 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 14 Cuban migrants Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 25 Cuban migrants Wednesday and 46 Cuban migrants Thursday. These repatriations are a result of eight separate at-sea interdictions in the South Florida Straits. Each instance...

Coast Guard Cutter Northland crew rescues 12 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Northland crew rescues 12 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Northland rescued 12 Cuban migrants Sunday from a rustic vessel approximately 20 nautical miles southeast of Key West. On Sunday at approximately 9 p.m. a Customs and Border Protection Bombardier DHC-8 air crew sighted a rustic vessel beset by heavy weather signaling for assistance. The air crew remained on scene and vectored in the Coast Guard Cutter Northland crew. The...

Coast Guard repatriates 161 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 161 Cuban migrants
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada and, Customs and Border Protection boat crew interdict a rustic carrying 11 Cuban migrants south of Key Largo Monday, Aug.22, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Islamorada. MIAMI – The Coast Guard repatriated 161 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 66 Cuban migrants, Monday,...

Coast Guard repatriates 55 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 55 Cuban migrants
Cuban migrants sit aboard a rustic vessel prior to being intercepted by the Coast Guard, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard has repatriated 55 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Aug. 12. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 36 Cuban migrants Tuesday, and the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber crew repatriated 19 Cuban migrants...

Coast Guard repatriates 54 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 54 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 54 Cuban migrants Tuesday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. These repatriations are a result of five separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented these sea voyages from ending in tragedy. “We discourage anyone from taking to the sea and attempting...