Coast Guard repatriates 65 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 65 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Sixty-five Cuban migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutters William Trump and Raymond Evans were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba over the last five days. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated seven Cuban migrants Tuesday. This repatriation is a result of two separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. Fifty-eight Cuban migrants were repatriated...

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 36 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 36 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 36 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba Friday. This repatriation is a result of four separate migrant interdictions at sea in a span of a week, beginning Aug. 1. The Cuban migrants were trying to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels commonly referred to as “rustics” or “chugs.” The...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic following two migrant interdictions

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic following two migrant interdictions
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated 11of 26 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, interdicted at sea in two separate events Monday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will file criminal complaints Thursday in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico to prosecute five Dominican men travelling with one of the groups on charges...

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,...