Collaboration and Wealth of Experience Brought Together in Key West

Partners from the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative’s (CBSI) Technical Assist Field Team (TAFT) gather for photo aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter William Trump following an exchange in Key West, Fla. Story and photos by: Lt. Cmdr. Ryan P. Kelley When it comes to combating transnational criminal organizations in the Caribbean and securing America’s borders, the cooperation with partner nations...

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...

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 85 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 85 Cuban migrants
MIAMI – The Coast Guard repatriated 85 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 14 Cuban migrants Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 25 Cuban migrants Wednesday and 46 Cuban migrants Thursday. These repatriations are a result of eight separate at-sea interdictions in the South Florida Straits. Each instance...

Coast Guard repatriates 97 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 97 Cuban migrants
The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark interdicted a chug with 11 Cuban migrants east of Delray Beach Friday, July 29, 2016. The 11 Cuban migrants were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark. MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 97 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since July 30. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans crew repatriated...

Coast Guard repatriates 151 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 151 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 151 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since July 14. The Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore crew repatriated 60 Cuban migrants Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans crew repatriated 45 Cuban migrants, and the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 46 Cuban migrants Thursday. These repatriations are a result of 10 separate migrant interdictions...

Coast Guard responds to alleged shooting incident southwest of Marquesas Key, Florida

Coast Guard responds to alleged shooting incident southwest of Marquesas Key, Florida
MIAMI- The Coast Guard responded to a report of the discharge of a firearm southwest of Marquesas Key, Florida, on Wednesday. At approximately 9:45 a.m., Wednesday, Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from a 20-foot pleasure craft that an unidentified 45-foot fishing vessel allegedly discharged a firearm in their general direction multiple times while they were diving approximately 20 nautical...

Coast Guard repatriates 137 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 137 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 137 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 62 Cuban migrants and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 75 Cuban migrants. These repatriations are a result of 10 separate migrant interdictions at sea within the last week in the south Florida Straits. In each instance,...

Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriates 22 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriates 22 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 22 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. On Sunday, the cruise ship Carnival Sensation reported a rustic vessel with 22 suspected Cuban migrants aboard south of Dry Tortugas, Florida. The Carnival Sensation shadowed the rustic vessel until the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo arrived on scene and safely embarked all...