Coast Guard suspends search for reported migrants off the coast of Miami Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for reported migrants off the coast of Miami Beach
MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended their search Monday evening for two suspected migrants reportedly missing off the coast of Miami Beach, Florida. At approximately 7 a.m., Monday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from Miami-Dade dispatch of three suspected migrants who were located in the vicinity of 17th and Collins in Miami Beach and two remaining suspected migrants...

Coast Guard searching for possible migrants off coast of Miami Beach

Coast Guard searching for possible migrants off coast of Miami Beach
MIAMI — Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews are searching for two suspected migrants reportedly missing off the coast of Miami Beach, Florida. At approximately 7 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from Miami-Dade dispatch of three suspected migrants who were located in the vicinity of 17th and Collins in Miami Beach and two remaining suspected migrants were unaccounted...

Medical examiner identifies four bodies found in water 20 nautical miles east of Hollywood Beach, Florida, identified

Medical examiner identifies four bodies found in water 20 nautical miles east of Hollywood Beach, Florida, identified
MIAMI — The remains of four males found floating in the water 20 nautical miles east of Hollywood Beach, Florida, Aug. 24 have been positively identified in a report from the Broward County Office of the Medical Examiner which the Coast Guard 7th District officially received on Sept. 26, 2014. Following visual confirmation of the tattoos located on the bodies by family members and using DNA received...

Coast Guard repatriates 53 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 53 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
MIAMI — Coast Guard crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutters Key Biscayne and Margaret Norvell repatriated 53 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. These repatriations are a result of three separate interdictions of people attempting to illegally migrate to the United States. On Sept. 16, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutters Pelican and Cypress interdicted 15 Cuban migrants aboard a rustic vessel...

Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island repatriates 45 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island repatriates 45 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island repatriated 45 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. These repatriations are a result of two separate interdictions of people attempting to illegally migrate to the United States through the Florida Straits. On Saturday, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless interdicted 25 migrants aboard an aluminum rustic vessel southwest of Key...

Coast Guard repatriates 86 migrants to Cuba and Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 86 migrants to Cuba and Haiti
MIAMI — Coast Guard crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. and the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant repatriated 86 migrants illegally migrating from Cuba and Haiti. These repatriations are a result of five separate interdictions of people attempting to illegally migrate to the United States through the Florida Straits stemming back to Sunday. A rescue boat from the motor vessel Cap Guillame...

400 migrants rescued at sea by Coast Guard and Royal Bahamian Defence Force

400 migrants rescued at sea by Coast Guard and Royal Bahamian Defence Force
MIAMI — Coast Guard crews and Royal Bahamian Defence Force (RBDF) rescued more than 400 Haitians illegally migrating in three separate at sea interdictions in the span of 11 days. Monday, an aircrew aboard a Coast Guard C-130 aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater located a 40-foot sail freighter riding low west of Ragged Island, Bahamas. Her Majesty’s Bahamian Ship Arthur Dion Hanna...

Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island repatriates 39 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island  repatriates 39 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island repatriated 39 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. This repatriation is a result of five separate interdictions of people attempting to illegally migrate to the United States through the Florida Straits stemming back to August 15th. “The Coast Guard and our local partners continue to maintain a robust presence...

Coast Guard rescues 164 migrants in the span of a week, urges safety at sea

Coast Guard rescues 164 migrants in the span of a week, urges safety at sea
MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued 64 Cuban migrants and 100 Haitian migrants during a busy week of illegal maritime migration attempts from Cuba and Haiti into the United States. The 64 Cuban migrants were repatriated last week following three separate interdictions at sea in the Florida Straits dating back to August 7. On Monday, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark located a grossly overloaded...