Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to Cuba
A container ship crew member reported this rustic vessel to Sector Key West watchstanders Dec. 17, 2021 approximately 15 miles off Duck Key, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore’s crew repatriated 18 people to Cuba, Tuesday, following an interdiction off the Florida Keys, due to safety of life at sea concerns. A container ship crewmember reported to Sector...

Coast Guard, CBP AMO, Border Patrol stop 3 human smuggling attempts

Coast Guard, CBP AMO, Border Patrol stop 3 human smuggling attempts
An abandoned vessel on Juno Beach, Florida, Dec. 12, 2021. U.S. Border Patrol officers apprehended 26 people following a maritime smuggling event. (U.S. Border Patrol photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard, U.S Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations and U.S. Border Patrol officers stopped three human smuggling attempts and detained 100 people between Sunday and Tuesday. Coast Guard and CBP AMO...

Coast Guard repatriates 30 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 30 Cubans to Cuba
A Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations boat crew and Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s small boat crew stop a vessel, Dec. 9, 2021, approximately 40 miles south of Key West, Florida. Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evan’s crew repatriated 30 people to Cuba Dec. 14 following four interdictions due to safety of life at sea concerns. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard...

Coast Guard detains smuggler; repatriates 51 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard detains smuggler; repatriates 51 Cubans to Cuba
A Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations flight crew spotted a suspicious vessel with twin outboard engines approximately 20 miles west of Anguilla Cay, Bahamas, Dec. 5, 2021. (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 51 people to Cuba Wednesday following four interdictions due to safety of life...

Coast Guard repatriates 75 to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 75 to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle interdicted a grossly overloaded makeshift boat during an illegal voyage that was transporting 62 persons, Dominican Republic Nationals, in Atlantic Ocean waters north of Puerto Rico Dec. 4, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 62 Dominicans and 13 Haitians between Thursday and Tuesday to the Dominican Republic, following...

Coast Guard rescues 27 migrants stranded on Monito Island

Coast Guard rescues 27 migrants stranded on Monito Island
The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless rescues 27 stranded migrants from Monito Island, Puerto Rico Nov. 27, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless rescued 27 migrants Saturday, after the migrants abandoned a disabled vessel Wednesday and ended stranded on Monito Island, Puerto Rico. The rescued migrants, 25 Haitian and two others of undetermined nationality,...

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,...

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...