Coast Guard ends search for Horizon cruise ship passenger in the Caribbean Sea

Coast Guard ends search for Horizon cruise ship passenger in the Caribbean Sea
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard File PhotoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended search efforts at 2p.m. Tuesday for a “Croisières de France” Horizon cruise ship passenger suspected of going overboard in the Caribbean Sea Monday morning, approximately 16 nautical miles south of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Still...

Coast Guard continues search for cruise ship Horizon passenger suspected of going overboard

Coast Guard continues search for cruise ship Horizon passenger suspected of going overboard
Coast Guard File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews continue second-day search efforts Tuesday for a missing passenger from the “Croisières de France” cruise ship Horizon suspected of going overboard in the Caribbean Sea Monday morning, approximately 16 nautical miles south of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Missing is Dominic William O’Carroll, a 67-year-old Irish citizen,...

Coast Guard Repatriates 56 Migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti and Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard Repatriates 56 Migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti and Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 25 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, and 31 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday. These repatriations are a result of five separate attempts to illegally migrate to the United States. On June 9, 2014, the Coast Guard Cutter Drummond interdicted 25 Haitian migrants on a yola vessel west of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. The migrants were transferred...

Smugglers force migrants into the sea in attempt to avoid interdiction

Smugglers force migrants into the sea in attempt to avoid interdiction
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 43 Haitian migrants Wednesday from two separate interdictions in the Mona Passage, including a pair of migrants who had to be rescued after they were forced into the water by smugglers attempting to avoid interdiction at sea. The Coast Guard Cutter Confidence repatriated the migrants to Haiti Wednesday. On Friday a group of 19 migrants was detected...

Coast Guard and CBIG authorities seize $37 million worth of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea

Coast Guard and CBIG authorities seize $37 million worth of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Puerto Rico Police seized nearly 1,125 kilograms of cocaine, with an estimated whole sale value of $37 million, and apprehended two Dominican Republic nationals during an at sea interdiction in the Caribbean Sea Wednesday. The interdiction is the result of the Caribbean Border...

Coast Guard ends search for overboard Adventure of the Seas cruise ship passenger in the Mona Passage

Coast Guard ends search for overboard Adventure of the Seas cruise ship passenger in the Mona Passage
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews ended a three-day search Monday afternoon for a man who jumped overboard into Mona Passage waters from the Royal Caribbean International cruise ship Adventure of the Seas Saturday night, during the cruise ship’s transit to Puerto Rico. Still missing is Tien Phuoc Nguyen a 26-year-old man and Canadian citizen, who reportedly was on a cruise with...

Coast Guard seizes $34 million cocaine shipment, detains 3 smugglers in the Caribbean Sea

Coast Guard seizes $34 million cocaine shipment, detains 3 smugglers in the Caribbean Sea
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 2,546 pounds of cocaine, a go-fast vessel and detained three suspected smugglers, during an at-sea interdiction Friday in the Caribbean Sea south of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The drug shipment is estimated to have a wholesale value of more than $34 million dollars and the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force is leading...

Coast Guard ends search for Haitian migrant in the Mona Passage

Coast Guard ends search for Haitian migrant in the Mona Passage
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended their search Thursday afternoon for a missing Haitian male migrant, approximately 11 nautical miles west of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Reportedly still missing is Phillip, no last name available, who was described by survivors as dark skinned, over 30 years-old and six feet in height, and wearing a red shirt and black pants. The missing Haitian,...

Coast Guard suspends search for overboard cruise ship passenger off Palm Beach, Fla.

MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday evening for a 47-year-old women who went overboard off the cruise ship Bahamas Celebration during a transit from Freeport, Bahamas, to Palm Beach, Fla., early Wednesday. The search covered an area of 7,296 square miles, and spanned 84 hours. Search and rescue coordinators at Coast Guard Sector Miami were notified by the captain of the cruise...