Coast Guard, TCI Police rescue 159 people off Turks and Caicos

Coast Guard, TCI Police rescue 159 people off Turks and Caicos
MIAMI — A deployed Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue crew assisted Turks and Caicos police and marine units in finding 159 people approximately 13 miles east of West Caicos Island, Turks and Caicos. While the aircrew remained on scene, TCI responders removed all the people from the sail freighter and brought them to safety. The sail freighter ran aground on a reef. Additionally,...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to Cuba
A 21-foot blue chug vessel floating approximately 8 miles east of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Jan. 11, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard crews repatriated 12 adult males to Cabanas, Cuba, Monday, after stopping a voyage approximately 8 miles east of Fort Lauderdale. Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Coast Guard apprehends man wanted for murder in Puerto Ric0

Coast Guard apprehends man wanted for murder in Puerto Ric0
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez interdicts a makeshift boat with three Dominican Republic nationals in the Mona Passage Jan. 5, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of a man wanted for an alleged murder to the U.S. Marshals Thursday in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard repatriates 110 migrants to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 110 migrants to Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute’s crew stops a migrant voyage approximately 50 miles off Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Dec. 18, 2020. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Resolute crew repatriated 110 Haitian migrants Tuesday after stopping a voyage approximately 50 miles north of Cap-Haitien, Haiti. A forward-deployed Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew spotted a 40-foot vessel Friday...

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Puerto Rico Police Joint Force of Rapid Action marine unit and the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (not in photo) on scene with an interdicted illegal migrant voyage Dec. 11, 2020, approximately three nautical miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered repatriated 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic Saturday afternoon,...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants  to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriates 12 interdicted migrants and transfers two men, rescued in a separate case, to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Dec. 7, 2020 near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated 12 migrants from an interdicted illegal voyage and transferred two men, who were...

Coast Guard intercepts 2 illegal voyages off Puerto Rico coast

Coast Guard intercepts 2 illegal voyages off Puerto Rico coast
La Yeguada, floats approximately 1 mile northwest of Punta Borinquen, Puerto Rico, Nov. 22, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard intercepted two illegal voyages, Sunday, off the coast of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rican Border Patrol (FURA) detected a 20-foot vessel with 12 migrants aboard, 11 Dominican Republic and one Guatemalan migrant including 11 adult males and one adult female,...

Coast Guard interdicts 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank

Coast Guard interdicts 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank
A Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) small boat crew transfers Cuban migrants standing on Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Oct. 28, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Josh Forsyth. MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted Bahamian authorities in interdicting 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located 22 Cuban...

Coast Guard repatriates 36 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 36 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Puerto Rico Police marine unit tows a makeshift boat with 21 migrants aboard, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage moments earlier just off Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Oct. 19, 2020. (Courtesy Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 36 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday afternoon, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages just off Cabo Rojo and Aguadilla,...