Coast Guard search and rescue assets return to Florida Keys, Rescue 21 towers operational

Coast Guard search and rescue assets return to Florida Keys, Rescue 21 towers operational
Crews from Station Islamorada and Station Marathon transit from Fort Myers, Florida, to Islamorada, Florida, Sept. 12, 2017 aboard response boat-mediums.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ORLANDO, Fla. – All Coast Guard small-boat and cutter search and rescue assets in addition to essential personnel assigned to units in the Florida Keys have returned to the Keys, Friday. Coast Guard assets and personnel...

Coast Guard transfers 11 Cuban migrants to the Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 11 Cuban migrants to the Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew interdicted 11 Cuban migrants Sunday within Bahamas territorial seas, southeast of Cay Sal Island, Bahamas. The migrants were transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo and were then transferred Tuesday to Bahamas Immigration custody in Freeport, Bahamas. “We discourage anyone taking to the sea...

Coast Guard suspends search for woman 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas

Coast Guard suspends search for woman 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas
USCG File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search at 8:45 p.m. Thursday for a missing woman 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas. Missing is Isabella Hellman, 41, of Delray Beach. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Ms. Hellman in this difficult time,” said Capt. Aldante Vinciguerra, chief of response for the Coast Guard Seventh District. “Suspending...

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 29 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 29 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated five Cuban migrants Monday and another 24 migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of three separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented...

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 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 repatriates 142 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 142 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 142 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Sept. 8, 2016. The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump crew repatriated 43 Cuban migrants Saturday; the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 63 Cuban migrants Wednesday and another 36 Cuban migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of 15 separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida...

Coast Guard repatriates 161 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 161 Cuban migrants
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada and, Customs and Border Protection boat crew interdict a rustic carrying 11 Cuban migrants south of Key Largo Monday, Aug.22, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Islamorada. MIAMI – The Coast Guard repatriated 161 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 66 Cuban migrants, Monday,...