Coast Guard repatriates 35 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 35 migrants to the Dominican Republic
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 35 Dominican nationals Monday night to the Dominican Republic, from a group of 38 migrants interdicted by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities in Mona Passage waters approximately...

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 29 migrants Tuesday morning to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following two at-sea interdictions by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities Friday in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico. Ten of the interdicted migrants, 9 men and a woman, of Dominican nationality, are facing...

Coast Guard continues to support relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard continues to support relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands
The crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier loads generators and other supplies to bring to the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma, Sept. 14, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard cutters, personnel and aircraft Friday continue to actively support Hurricane relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands alongside local, federal and Department of Defense partner...

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos offloads supplies in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos offloads supplies in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crewmembers load a pallet of emergency ration meals for emergency responders to pass out to the residence of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Island, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 after Hurricane Irma severly damaged the island.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Crystalynn Kneen SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos offloaded supplies,...

Coast Guard cutters support Hurricane Irma relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard cutters support Hurricane Irma relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard cutters from Sector San Juan and Sector Jacksonville anchor off the coast of St. Thomas, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 as the crews prepare to bring supplies, equipment, port assessment teams and other government agency responders to some of the U.S. Virgin Islands that impacted most by Hurricane Irma. U.S. Coast Guard photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard cutters crews have been arriving...

Coast Guard seizes more than $32.5 million dollars of cocaine off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard seizes more than $32.5 million dollars of cocaine off Puerto Rico
The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane interdicted a go-fast vessel with $1,100 kilograms of cocaine and three Dominican smugglers onboard in the Caribbean Sea May 25, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —The Coast Guard offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine in San Juan Friday. The offload comes following a May 25 interdiction in international waters off the southern coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 74 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 74 migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated a group of 29 migrants Wednesday and 45 migrants Monday to La Romana, Dominican Republic. The repatriated migrants were among 105 migrants (100 Dominicans, three Haitians and two Cubans), who were interdicted by the Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities during three separate at-sea interdictions in waters...

Joseph Tezanos’ legend lives on in new Coast Guard cutter

Joseph Tezanos’ legend lives on in new Coast Guard cutter
By Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall It was a quiet Sunday afternoon in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on May 21, 1944, when an explosion on a Landing Ship Tank that was loading ammunition set off a chain reaction that would continue to burn and cause subsequent explosions into the next day. Most of the crews in port were enjoying some well-earned Hawaii liberty; enjoying a break from the perils and deployments...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 14 migrants to the Dominican Republic Tuesday following an at-sea interdiction by the Coast Guard and the Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities in the Mona Passage. “I am glad we were able to be on scene and safely remove the migrants from the unseaworthy vessel, a few short hours after embarking the migrants the vessel...