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 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 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle small boat rendezvoused with the Dominican Republic Navy patrol vessel Aldebarán (GC-104) near the Dominican Republic for the repatriation. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle repatriated 11 male nationals to the Dominican Republic Sunday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. One other Dominican...

Coast Guard rescues 27 Haitians stranded on Monito Island

Coast Guard rescues 27 Haitians stranded on Monito Island
A Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle crew member reaches out to rescue a Haitian man from the water at Isla Monito, Puerto Rico June 7, 2022.  The rescued man was among 26 other Haitians who were rescued after being left stranded, following an illegal voyage in the Mona Passage. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle’s crew conducted a rescue operation June...

Coast Guard repatriates 72 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 72 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez crewmember watches over a capsized boat, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage that was grossly overloaded and taking on water in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico April 6, 2022. Following the capsizing, the crew of the Heriberto Hernandez safely recovered all vessel passengers. Seven Haitians and 42 Dominicans from this group, along with 37 other...

Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew offloads $20 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew offloads $20 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley’s crew offloaded approximately 1,000 kilograms of seized cocaine, valued at $20 million dollars, at Coast Guard Base San Juan April 4, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew and Drug Enforcement Administration special agents offloaded approximately 1,000 kilograms of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San...

Coast Guard returns 39 Haitians to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 39 Haitians to the Dominican Republic
A 30-foot makeshift vessel that was taking part in an illegal voyage after it was interdicted by the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon near Rincon, Puerto Rico March 28, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated two Dominicans and returned 39 Haitians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage Tuesday...