Coast Guard rescues 12 Venezuelan migrants

Coast Guard rescues 12 Venezuelan migrants
Two Coast Guard Boast Forces Detachment boat crews rescue 12 Venezuelan migrants from a disabled 18-foot skiff, approximately 20 nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Nov. 25, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard surface and air units combined efforts to locate and rescue 12 migrants from a disabled 18-foot skiff in waters southeast of St. Thomas,...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads $504 million in drugs

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads $504 million in drugs
The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton’s (WMSL 753) crew poses with approximately 26,250 pounds of cocaine and 3,700 pounds of marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, Nov. 22, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jose Hernandez) MIAMI— Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton’s crew offloaded approximately 26,250 pounds of cocaine and 3,700 pounds of marijuana worth approximately $504 million,...

Coast Guard, Port Authority of Jamaica work to enhance security

Coast Guard, Port Authority of Jamaica work to enhance security
As part of an International Port Security visit, Lt. Natalie Moyer, U.S. Coast Guard, observes port operations at Kingston Freeport Terminal in Jamacia on Nov. 9, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Kate Woods) KINGSTON, Jamaica — U.S. Coast Guard International Port Security Program personnel conducted port-security engagements from Nov. 9-12 in Kingston, Ocho Rios, Trelawney, and Montego...

Homeland Security Task Force-Southeast hosts migration exercise

Homeland Security Task Force-Southeast hosts migration exercise
Members of Homeland Security Task Force – Southeast discuss, review and validate plans, procedures and capabilities during an exercise, at U.S. Southern Command in Doral, Florida, Nov. 10, 2021. (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Stephen Caruso). MIAMI — Homeland Security Task Force – Southeast held a three-day exercise, Monday through Wednesday, at U.S. Southern Command in Doral, to discuss, review...

Coast Guard repatriates 66 migrants to Dominican Republic Navy

Coast Guard repatriates 66 migrants to Dominican Republic Navy
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser interdicts an illegal voyage with 42 migrants Nov. 5, 2021 in Mona Passage waters between the Dominican Republic.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 66 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Sunday near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage...

Coast Guard transfers custody of 3 smugglers, $3.75 million in cocaine

Coast Guard transfers custody of 3 smugglers, $3.75 million in cocaine
A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew transfers custody of three men and $3.75 million in seized cocaine to federal agents in San Juan, Puerto Rico Nov. 1, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew transferred custody of three men and $3.75 million in seized cocaine Monday to federal agents in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The...

Coast Guard returns 83 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 83 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier interdicts an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters Northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Nov. 2, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier crew transferred 77 Dominican and six Haitian migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal...

Coast Guard repatriates 31 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 31 Cubans to Cuba
MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore’s crew repatriated 31 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following four interdictions off the coasts of Florida and Bahamas. During a routine law enforcement flight, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at 3 p.m., Oct. 27, of a blue and green vessel approximately 43 miles south of Key West....

Coast Guard offloads $3.5 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $3.5 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded $3.5 million in seized cocaine and transferred custody of 3 suspected smugglers in San Juan, Puerto Rico Oct. 29, 2021. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded $3.5 million in cocaine Friday and transferred custody of three smugglers to federal agents in San...