Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 15 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 15 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 15 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. This repatriation is a result of two separate migrant interdictions at sea. In all instances, Cubans were trying to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels commonly referred to as “rustics” or “chugs.” “Coast Guard missions and...

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 38 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 38 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 38 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. This repatriation is a result of four separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. In all instances Cubans were trying to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels commonly referred to as “rustics” or “chugs.” “Coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 18 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 18 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter William Flores off the coast of Miami. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney) MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 18 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti, Thursday. On Monday, a Customs and Border Protection Office of Air Marine (CPB-OAM) boat interdicted a 28-foot non-compliant vessel suspected of migrant smuggling near...

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriates 55 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriates 55 Cuban migrants
Eighteen Cuban migrants aboard a fishing vessel are interdicted south of Key West, Florida, June 23, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriated 55 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. This repatriation is a result of five separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits.  Four of these events were...

Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber repatriated 32 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. This repatriation is a result of four separate migrant interdictions at sea. On June 6, Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from a good Samaritan of a 15-foot migrant vessel northeast of Key Largo, Florida. The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew...

54 migrants rescued at sea repatriated to Haiti

54 migrants rescued at sea repatriated to Haiti
A crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant lowers a child to a boatcrew during a repatriation off the coast of Haiti, June 16, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant repatriated 54 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti, Tuesday. While on patrol, a Caribbean Air & Marine Branch aircraft reported a suspicious sailing vessel south of St. John,...

117 Dominicans rescued by Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton

117 Dominicans rescued by Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued 117 Dominican migrants east of the Dominican Republic, Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Juan Command Center watchstanders received notification from the Caribbean Air and Marine Branch that their maritime patrol aircraft located an overloaded migrant vessel 20 nautical miles east of Samana Bay, Dominican Republic. Sector San Juan watchstanders diverted the...

Coast Guard repatriates 50 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 50 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 50 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday, who were interdicted in three separate events in the past week. All three interdictions included unseaworthy, homemade vessels that posed significant risk to the migrants attempting to make the perilous journey. On May 8, the crew aboard the Carnival Breeze cruise ship located a rustic vessel south of Dry...

Coast Guard repatriates 8 Dominican migrants to La Romana, Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 8 Dominican migrants to La Romana, Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriated eight Dominican migrants to La Romana, Dominican Republic Monday, following an at-sea interdiction by Caribbean Border Interagency Group CBIG authorities Sunday, approximately three nautical miles west of Rincon, Puerto Rico. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will be filing criminal charges...