Coast Guard repatriates 151 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 151 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 151 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since July 14. The Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore crew repatriated 60 Cuban migrants Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans crew repatriated 45 Cuban migrants, and the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 46 Cuban migrants Thursday. These repatriations are a result of 10 separate migrant interdictions...

Coast Guard repatriates 33 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 33 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore repatriated 12 Cuban migrants Tuesday and another 21 Cuban migrants Friday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. These repatriations are a result of four separate migrant interdictions at sea within the last week in the south Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented these sea voyages from ending...

Coast Guard continues search for possible survivors of capsized vessel off the British Virgin Islands

Coast Guard continues search for possible survivors of capsized vessel off the British Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue to search by air and sea Friday for possible survivors of a capsized migrant vessel in waters between the British Virgin Islands and the Caribbean island of Saint Maarten. As of 12 p.m. Friday, since the initial notification and start of the search Wednesday, Coast Guard aircraft and the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez have collectively...

Coast Guard apprehends 3 Dominicans in drug smuggling attempt off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard apprehends 3 Dominicans in drug smuggling attempt off Puerto Rico
A boat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon’s small boat is on scene with a suspected drug smuggling vessel with three Dominican men onboard June 23, 2016(U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard transferred custody of three Dominican men suspected of drug smuggling to federal law enforcement officers Sunday, following the interdiction of a  go-fast boat June...

Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore repatriates 50 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore repatriates 50 Cuban migrants
MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore repatriated 50 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday. The 50 migrants repatriated were a result of five separate interdictions of chugs, or rustic vessels, in the Florida Straits in the last week. “We discourage anyone from taking to the sea and attempting to reach U.S. soil illegally, they are risking their lives with very...

Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark repatriates 63 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark repatriates 63 Cuban migrants
MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark repatriated 59 Cuban migrants Thursday, and four Cuban migrants from the American Shoal Lighthouse case Friday, to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. The 59 migrants repatriated were a result of five separate interdictions of chugs, or rustic vessels, in the Florida Straits since Saturday. “We continue to stress that safety of life at sea is our...

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr repatriates 103 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr repatriates 103 Cuban migrants
MIAMI – The Coast Guard repatriated 103 Cuban migrants, including one migrant with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, within the past 72 hours. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. crew repatriated 58 Cuban migrants Saturday, and 45 more Cuban migrants Monday. These repatriations are a result of 10 separate migrant interdictions at sea since June 17, in the south...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Dominicans, returns 3 Indian migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Dominicans, returns 3 Indian migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 17 Dominicans and returned three Indians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday night, from a group of 27 migrants who were interdicted in the Mona Passage by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities Tuesday morning. Seven of the migrants are facing criminal prosecution for attempted entry and re-entry into the United States...

Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriates 73 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriates 73 Cuban migrants
MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriated 73 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday. These repatriations are a result of four separate migrant interdictions at sea within the last week in the south Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented these perilous sea voyages from ending in tragedy. “Safety...