Coast Guard interdicts 19 illegal migrants 22 miles northwest of Mona Island

Coast Guard interdicts 19 illegal migrants 22 miles northwest of Mona Island
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon (WPC-1113) crew interdicted 19 illegal migrants Saturday approximately 22 miles northwest of Mona Island. A Coast Guard Auxiliary aircraft crew spotted a 20-foot yola approximately 22 miles northwest of Mona Island. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) transfers 16 Dominican migrants to the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon (WPC-1113) July 12, 2019 for their repatriation to the Dominican Republic. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon (WPC-1113) repatriated 14 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Navy patrol vessel Saturday near Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard interdicts 15 migrants, suspected smuggler east of Boynton Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 15 migrants, suspected smuggler east of Boynton Beach
Pictured are 14 Haitian migrants and two suspected smugglers in a 30-foot cabin cruiser approximately 12 miles east of Boynton Beach, Florida, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 14 Haitian migrants a Dominican migrant and a suspected smuggler Wednesday 12 miles east of Boynton Beach. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report from the Palm...

Coast Guard interdicts more than 50 migrants during Fourth of July weekend

Coast Guard interdicts more than 50 migrants during Fourth of July weekend
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted more than 50 migrants during the Fourth of July Weekend from two separate at-sea interdictions. On July 3, watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received notification from the good Samaritan vessel, Bochem London, of a disabled vessel with more than 20 people aboard approximately 130 miles northeast of Jacksonville,...

Coast Guard repatriates 44 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 44 migrants to the Dominican Republic
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriated 44 Dominican migrants and transferred them to Dominican Naval authorities Friday morning in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages Tuesday and Wednesday in the Mona Passage. Six other migrants interdicted...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriated 11 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Navy vessel June 19, 2019 in waters just off Samana, Dominican Republic.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriated 11 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Navy patrol vessel Wednesday afternoon in waters just off Samana, Dominican Republic,...

Coast Guard continues to discourage illegal migration attempts to the United States

Coast Guard continues to discourage illegal migration attempts to the United States
The Coast Guard continues to discourage migrants from conducting dangerous illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels.  U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to discourage migrants from conducting dangerous illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels. On Wednesday, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas,...

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser repatriates 18 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Navy following the interdiction of a migrant vessel just off Aguadilla, Puerto Rico on June 10, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) repatriated 18 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Navy patrol vessel Tuesday morning near Samana, Dominican...

Coast Guard interdicts 6 Cuban migrants 39 miles east of Islamorada

Coast Guard interdicts 6 Cuban migrants 39 miles east of Islamorada
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted six Cuban migrants Thursday 39 miles east of Islamorada. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a notification from a good Samaritan vessel stating they were on scene with a wooden rowboat with six people aboard requesting water. The watchstanders diverted...