Coast Guard rescues 17 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard rescues 17 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon rescued 17 Haitians Wednesday, who were left abandoned by smugglers on the uninhabited natural reserve of Monito Island, Puerto Rico. The rescue was part of ongoing multi-agency efforts of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG). Coast Guard...

Coast Guard repatriates 58 Dominicans, 7 Haitians

Coast Guard repatriates 58 Dominicans, 7 Haitians
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated 58 Dominicans and returned seven Haitians to a Dominican Republic patrol boat just off Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Monday, following the interdiction of an irregular migrant voyage vessel in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts of the Caribbean...

Coast Guard rescues 55 migrants stranded on Monito Island

Coast Guard rescues 55 migrants stranded on Monito Island
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez Over the Horizon boat rescues a group of 55 migrants Jan. 19, 2023, who were left stranded by smugglers on Monito Island, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez rescued 55 migrants Thursday, who were left abandoned and stranded by smugglers on the uninhabited natural...

Coast Guard rescues 19 Haitians stranded by smugglers on Monito Island

Coast Guard rescues 19 Haitians stranded by smugglers on Monito Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier rescued 19 Haitians Sunday, who were left abandoned by smugglers on the uninhabited natural reserve of Monito Island, Puerto Rico. The rescue was part of ongoing multi-agency efforts in support of Operation Caribbean Guard and the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG). Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 34 Haitians left abandoned by smugglers

Coast Guard rescues 34 Haitians left abandoned by smugglers
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez rescues 34 Haitians Dec 12, 2022, who were left abandoned by smugglers on the rocky cliffs of Monito cay, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard video capture) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez rescued 34 Haitians Monday, who were left abandoned by smugglers on the rocky cliffs of Monito Island, Puerto Rico. The...

Coast Guard repatriates 50 people to Dominican Republic Navy

Coast Guard repatriates 50 people to Dominican Republic Navy
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 48 Dominican Republic nationals and returned two Haitians to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Oct. 24, 2022, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage vessel in the Mona Passage Oct. 23, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 50 from a group of 54 undocumented...

Coast Guard repatriates 47 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 47 Dominicans
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser cutter boat near Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico Oct. 1, 2022, alongside a makeshift boat interdicted earlier with forty-nine Dominicans who were taking part in an illegal voyage.(U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser repatriated 47 Dominicans to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off the Dominican Republic...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 20 Dominicans
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez interdicts a 22-foot makeshift boat that was transporting 20 Dominicans and a Haitian during an illegal voyage in waters northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Aug. 26, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos repatriated 20 Dominicans and returned a Haitian man to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic between...

Coast Guard repatriates 18 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 18 Dominicans
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez interdicts an illegal voyage with 21 Dominican Republic nationals Aug. 24, 2022 in waters northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Eighteen persons from this voyage were repatriated to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Aug. 25, 2022, while three others remain in Puerto Rico facing federal prosecution on charges of attempted illegal reentry into the United States. The...