Coast Guard repatriates 164 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 164 Haitian migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bear repatriated 164 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, this week. Watchstanders at the Seventh Coast Guard District command center received notification of a grossly overloaded 40-foot sail freighter southwest of Long Island, Bahamas, Jan. 4, 2013. Once the Bear arrived on scene, the crew safely embarked the migrants...

Coast Guard repatriates 219 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 219 Haitian migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence repatriated 219 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, this week. Watchstanders at the 7th Coast Guard District command center received notification of a sail freighter northwest of Great Inagua, Bahamas, with 131 Haitian migrants aboard Sunday. The Confidence arrived on scene, safely embarked the migrants and repatriated them Wednesday. In...

Coast Guard repatriates 55 Cuban migrants, 37 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 55 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, and 37 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Thursday. The 55 Cuban migrants were interdicted at sea during five separate cases since Saturday; the 37 Haitian migrants were interdicted at sea Monday. The crew of the 110-foot Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island, homeported in Key West, Fla., repatriated the 55 Cuban migrants....

Coast Guard repatriates 46 Cuban migrants, 42 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 46 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, and 42 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, during the past week. The migrants were interdicted at sea during five separate cases since March 9. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island repatriated 35 Cuban migrants Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard repatriates 108 Haitian migrants, 14 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 108 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Thursday, and 14 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday. The Haitian and Cuban migrants were interdicted at sea during two separate events. The crew of the Boston-based, 270-foot Coast Guard Cutter Spencer assisted the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Monday in the interdiction of 108 Haitian migrants. The Haitian...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Cuban migrants, 61 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 17 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, and 61 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, during the past week. The migrants were interdicted at sea in two separate cases since Jan. 12, 2012. The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance repatriated 61 Haitian migrants on Tuesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The...

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance rescues, repatriates 125 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance repatriated 125 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami aircrew located a sail freighter north of Cape Du Mole, Haiti, Tuesday. The aircrew vectored in the crew of the Reliance, who distributed lifejackets to the 125 Haitian migrants on the grossly overloaded vessel and embarked them aboard the cutter. “The...

Coast Guard rescues, repatriates 112 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute repatriated 112 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday, after they were located at sea on a grossly overloaded vessel Wednesday. While conducting a routine patrol in the Caribbean Sea, the crew of the Resolute discovered a Haitian sail freighter west of Great Inagua, Bahamas. Resolute crewmembers distributed life jackets to the migrants...

Coast Guard repatriates 172 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous repatriated 172 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday. While on patrol Saturday, a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew spotted an overloaded Haitian sail freighter near the Bahamas. The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Northland and Vigorous arrived on scene and distributed life jackets. The Vigorous crew embarked 112 Haitian migrants. While...