Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns home after a successful migrant interdiction patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns home after a successful migrant interdiction patrol
PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The crew of the 210-foot Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returned to their homeport of Port Canaveral, Florida, Tuesday following a 4-week, migrant interdiction patrol in the Straits of Florida. During the patrol, the crew of Vigilant was responsible for the rescue and care of 225 Cuban migrants.  Once onboard Vigilant, migrants were provided food, water, shelter and medical care. Vigilant...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriated 14 Cuban migrants Monday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. This repatriation is the result of an at-sea migrant interdiction in the South Florida Straits. The Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented this sea voyage from ending in tragedy. “We discourage anyone from taking to the sea and attempting to reach U.S. soil illegally – they...

Coast Guard repatriates 63 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 63 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 63 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Dec. 2. The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark crew repatriated six Cuban migrants Monday and another 57 Cuban migrants Friday. 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...

Coast Guard repatriates 38 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 38 Cuban migrants
A Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans small boat crew interdicts 17 Cuban migrants approximately 30 miles north of Havana, Cuba, on Nov. 25, 2016. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriated 38 Cuban migrants Thursday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. These repatriations are a result of three separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each...

Coast Guard repatriates 109 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 109 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 109 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Nov. 19. The Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated 76 Cuban migrants Nov. 19, the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 15 Cuban migrants Wednesday and the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 18 Cuban migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of eight separate at-sea migrant interdictions...

Coast Guard repatriates 90 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 90 Cuban migrants
A Coast Guard Station Key West boat crew approaches a rustic vessel Nov. 10, 2016, with 18 Cuban migrants onboard approximately one mile southeast of Marquesas, Florida. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 90 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Tuesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 62 Cuban migrants Tuesday and 28 Cuban migrants Wednesday. These...

Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriates 62 migrants

Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriates 62 migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 62 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Nov. 4. The Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated 62 Cuban migrants Sunday. 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. Once...

Coast Guard offloads $11.6 million of cocaine in Miami

Coast Guard offloads $11.6 million of cocaine in Miami
A view of 350 kilograms of seized cocaine offloaded from the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach in Miami, Florida, on Nov. 7, 2016. MIAMI  — The Coast Guard offloaded approximately 350 kilograms of seized cocaine Monday from the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach. During an Operation patrol on October 27, a Joint Interagency Task...

Coast Guard repatriates 109 migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 109 migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has repatriated 109 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Oct. 15. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated seven Cuban migrants Oct. 15, the Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriated seven Cuban migrants Oct. 19 and 76 Cuban migrants Oct. 25, the Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback repatriated 15 Cuban migrants Oct. 22 and the Coast Guard Cutter William...