Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel 35 miles south of Haiti to Dominican Republic

Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel 35 miles south of Haiti to Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless rescue and assist small boat crew launches to assist the 150-foot fishing vessel Grace Zanzibar Sunday, July 23, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless crew MIAMI – The Coast Guard is towing a 150-foot fishing vessel with 16 people aboard to the Las Calderas, Dominican Republic. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard 7th District Command...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Dominicans, returns 3 Indian migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Dominicans, returns 3 Indian migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 17 Dominicans and returned three Indians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday night, from a group of 27 migrants who were interdicted in the Mona Passage by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities Tuesday morning. Seven of the migrants are facing criminal prosecution for attempted entry and re-entry into the United States...

Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark repatriates 23 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark repatriates 23 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 23 Dominicans just off La Romana, Dominican Republic Monday morning following an at-sea interdiction by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities Saturday afternoon, approximately 20 nautical miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will be filing a criminal complaint...

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriates 14 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriates 14 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon returned 14 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic Friday, after a boat carrying 17 Dominicans and three Indians was interdicted in the Mona Passage Wednesday just off the coast of Aguada, Puerto Rico. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico is filing a criminal complaint against three Dominican men traveling with the...

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriates 26 Dominicans to La Romana, Dominican Republic

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriates 26 Dominicans to La Romana, Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated 26 Dominicans to La Romana, Dominican Republic Sunday, after a group of 36 migrants was interdicted in the Mona Passage traveling illegally to Puerto Rico Friday. The remaining 10 migrants were brought into Puerto Rico for further processing and potential criminal indictment by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of...

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon returns 4 Dominicans, 1 Haitian and 13 Indians to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon returns 4 Dominicans, 1 Haitian and 13 Indians to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon returned four Dominicans, one Haitian and 13 Indian migrants to the Dominican Republic Friday, after they were interdicted in the Mona Passage Wednesday while travelling  illegally to Puerto Rico. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will file a criminal complaint to prosecute one of the Dominican migrant men, who...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic following two migrant interdictions

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic following two migrant interdictions
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated 11of 26 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, interdicted at sea in two separate events Monday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will file criminal complaints Thursday in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico to prosecute five Dominican men travelling with one of the groups on charges...

117 Dominicans rescued by Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton

117 Dominicans rescued by Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued 117 Dominican migrants east of the Dominican Republic, Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Juan Command Center watchstanders received notification from the Caribbean Air and Marine Branch that their maritime patrol aircraft located an overloaded migrant vessel 20 nautical miles east of Samana Bay, Dominican Republic. Sector San Juan watchstanders diverted the...

Coast Guard repatriates 8 Dominican migrants to La Romana, Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 8 Dominican migrants to La Romana, Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriated eight Dominican migrants to La Romana, Dominican Republic Monday, following an at-sea interdiction by Caribbean Border Interagency Group CBIG authorities Sunday, approximately three nautical miles west of Rincon, Puerto Rico. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico will be filing criminal charges...