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...

Coast Guard repatriates 34 Cuban migrants, 39 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 34 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, and 39 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, during the past week. The migrants were interdicted at sea in four separate cases since Sept. 18. The 39 Haitian migrants were repatriated Saturday. Twenty-one of the Cuban migrants were repatriated Saturday. Thirteen of the Cuban migrants were repatriated Thursday. ...

Coast Guard repatriates 34 Cuban migrants, 39 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 34 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, and 39 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, during the past week. The migrants were interdicted at sea in four separate cases since Sept. 18. The 39 Haitian migrants were repatriated Saturday. Twenty-one of the Cuban migrants were repatriated Saturday. Thirteen of the Cuban migrants were repatriated Thursday. ...

Coast Guard repatriates 25 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk repatriated 25 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami aircrew spotted a sail freighter with migrants aboard north of Haiti Monday. The Mohawk crew, along with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence, arrived on scene and transferred the 21 males and four females aboard the cutter Mohawk. Once...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket repatriated 17 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday. The 17 Haitian migrants, consisting of 10 adult males, four adult females and three children, were interdicted Tuesday east of Palm Beach, Fla., by a Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet, Fla., boatcrew. The 17 Haitian migrants were traveling in a 22-foot cuddy cabin vessel. All...

Coast Guard rescues and repatriates 50 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk repatriated 50 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday. An HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami located a 40-foot sail freighter riding low in the water north of Cap Haitien. The Mohawk was diverted to render assistance. After arriving on scene, the crew of the Mohawk discovered 50 Haitian migrants aboard...

Coast Guard interdicts nearly $1 million in marijuana near Haiti

U.S. Coast Guard photoMIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant interdicted a vessel carrying more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana and four suspected drug smugglers Saturday. The Vigilant crew subsequently transferred the contraband, vessel, and four suspects to the Haitian coast guard in Cap Haitien, Haiti. While on patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HU-25 Falcon aircrew alerted the...

Coast Guard rescues, repatriates 114 Haitian migrants

U.S. Coast Guard photo.MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant repatriated 114 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew located a 60-foot sail freighter northwest of Great Inagua, Bahamas, Monday. The aircrew vectored in the crew of the Vigilant, who distributed lifejackets to the 114 Haitian migrants on the grossly...