Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger
MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday at 7:31 p.m. for a 23-year-old man who fell off the Carnival Victory cruise ship 33 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. Missing is Brandon Paul, 23, Floral City, Florida resident, who reportedly went overboard at approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday from the eighth deck of the cruise ship. The cruise ship launched a search boat and contacted watch...

Coast Guard searching for missing Carnival Victory cruise ship passenger northwest of Cuba

Coast Guard searching for missing Carnival Victory cruise ship passenger northwest of Cuba
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a 23-year-old man Wednesday who fell off the Carnival Victory cruise ship 33 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. Missing is Brandon Paul, 23, Floral City, Florida resident, who reportedly went overboard from the eighth deck of the cruise ship at approximately 3 a.m. The cruise ship launched a search boat and contacted watch standers at the Seventh Coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 27 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 27 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriated 27 Cuban migrants Friday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. This repatriation is the result of a migrant interdiction near Key Largo on Sunday. The Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevent this sea voyage from ending in tragedy. “We discourage anyone from taking to the sea and attempting to reach U.S. soil illegally – they are risking...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriated 11 Cuban migrants Friday 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 prevent this sea voyage from ending in tragedy. “We discourage anyone from taking to the sea and attempting to reach U.S. soil illegally –...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver near Alligator Reef

Coast Guard searching for missing diver near Alligator Reef
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching Tuesday for a diver who was reported missing near Alligator Reef. At 5:13 p.m., watch standers with the Coast Guard Sector Key West command center received a report of a missing diver near Alligator Reef from a crew member aboard the vessel Pisces. Coast Guard watch standers issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast, launched a Coast Guard Station Islamorada...

Coast Guard repatriates 150 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 150 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 150 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Dec. 30. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew repatriated 74 Cuban migrants Tuesday, and the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 76 Cuban migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of 12 separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard repatriates 232 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 232 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 232 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Sept. 22. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew repatriated 56 Cuban migrants Sept. 22; the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 63 Cuban migrants Saturday; the Sexton crew repatriated 59 Cuban migrants Tuesday; and the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew repatriated 54 Cuban migrants Friday. These...

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...

Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriates 10 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriates 10 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton, a 154-foot fast response cutter, repatriated 10 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Friday. These repatriations are a result of two 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...