Coast Guard searches for swimmer in “La Villa Pesquera,” Isabela, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue searching Wednesday for a missing swimmer in the fishing village (La Villa Pesquera) of Isabela, Puerto Rico. Missing is Nelson Vargas Sierra, 28, who was last seen by a friend jumping off the rocks into the water, while swimming in the fishing village, and reportedly was not seen resurfacing. Coast Guard Watchstanders in Sector San Juan...

Coast Guard searching for a missing diver in Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews are searching Wednesday for a missing diver in waters in the vicinity of Buck Island Reef off the northeast coast of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The missing diver reportedly is a Virgin Islands Police Officer, who went scuba diving Wednesday morning with two other persons aboard a recreational vessel. The operator of the vessel reportedly was...

Coast Guard and U.S. Virgin Islands authorities combine efforts to rescue fisherman off of Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –  Coast Guard rescue crews combined efforts with U.S. Virgin Islands authorities to rescue a fisherman Thursday night disabled and adrift, approximately two nautical miles south of Fish Bay, Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Coast Guard searches for surfer off Escambrón Beach, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police are searching Thursday for a surfer reportedly missing in waters off Escambrón Beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Coast Guard ends search for woman off the northern coast of Arecibo, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue aircrews ended their search pending further developments Sunday afternoon for a woman in the northern coast of Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

Coast Guard ends search for teenage boy off the northwestern coast of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue aircrews ended their search Saturday morning for a teenage boy in the northwestern coast of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, following a report from Blue Lightning Police that his body was recovered on the beach off the Carambola Beach Resort.

Coast Guard searching for a woman off Puerto Rico and boy off Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue aircrews continue searching Saturday for a woman in waters off the northern coast of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, and for a teenage boy in waters off the northwestern coast of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Coast Guard ends search following Good Samaritan rescue of 2 overdue fishermen off Guayama, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –  Coast Guard rescue crews ended their search Monday afternoon for two overdue Guayama fishermen following their rescue by a Good Samaritan, approximately two nautical miles south from the entrance of Guayama Bay, Puerto Rico.

Coast Guard searching for 2 fishermen off the coast of Guayama, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews are searching Monday for two fishermen reportedly overdue aboard 19 foot-wooden-blue fishing vessel (yola) off the southeastern coast of Guayama, Puerto Rico.