Coast Guard interdicts 69 migrants near Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic

Coast Guard interdicts 69 migrants near Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon  interdicted 37 illegal migrants near Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico  (Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant (WMEC-616) repatriated 44 of 69 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday, following the interdiction of three separate illegal migrant voyages near Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Five of...

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants southeast of Tavernier Creek

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants southeast of Tavernier Creek
A Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton small boat crew interdict a Cuban migrant vessel and safely embark the migrants 25 miles southeast of Tavernier Creek, Florida Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.  (Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted nine Cuban migrants 25 miles southeast of Tavernier Creek, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 26 migrants, 22 men and four women, to the Dominican Republic Dec. 9, 2019 (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic Monday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Saturday morning in the Mona Passage. The interdiction...

Coast Guard interdicts 12 migrants 11 miles east of Pompano Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 12 migrants 11 miles east of Pompano Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge file photo by Bianca Caro. MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 10 Haitian migrants, two Bahamian migrants and one suspected smuggler Nov. 27 approximately 12 miles east of Hillsboro Inlet. The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge (WPC-1102) crew interdicted a westbound 25-foot Grady White pleasure craft with 13 people aboard. The cutter crew safely embarked seven...

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) crewmember inspects a migrant vessel just off Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico that was adrift and without engines with 13 migrants aboard Nov. 18, 2019. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard repatriated 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic and ended a two-day search Tuesday for three others who remain missing as part of an illegal migrant voyage Monday...

Coast Guard repatriates 23 Dominican migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 23 Dominican migrants
The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley interdicted a migrant vessel near Mona Island, Puerto Rico with 28 men of Dominican Republic nationality Nov. 14, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC-913) repatriated 23 of 28 Dominican migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of an illegal...

Coast Guard and Dominican Republic navy interdict 52 migrants in the Mona Passage

Coast Guard and Dominican Republic navy interdict 52 migrants in the Mona Passage
The Dominican Republic navy coastal patrol boat Bellatrix (CG-106) embarks a group of 52 illegal migrants from a makeshift vessel Wednesday in the Mona Passage. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Dominican Republic Navy air and surface units interdicted 52 migrants aboard a makeshift vessel during an illegal voyage Wednesday in the Mona Passage. The group...

Coast Guard repatriates 76 Dominican migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 76 Dominican migrants
US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence (WMEC-616) repatriated 76 of 80 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Friday following the interdiction of three separate illegal migrant voyages near Puerto Rico. Four other migrants will remain in Puerto Rico to face possible federal prosecution on charges of violating 8 USC 1326,...

Coast Guard repatriates 45 Dominican migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 45 Dominican migrants
A group of migrants is waiting to be embarked aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez during one of three separate illegal voyages, of 49 migrants, in the Mona Passage this past weekend.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 45 of 49 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday just off the Dominican...