Coast Guard crew assists 2 boaters in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard crew assists 2 boaters in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
A Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment Saint Croix crew, aboard a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement, assists two boaters aboard the sailing vessel Destination that was disabled and adrift, north of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands May 4, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – A Coast Guard boat crew assisted two boaters in distress aboard the sailing vessel...

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier crewmembers work to repatriate 15 illegal migrants, 12 men and three women, to the Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat (Capella-108) in waters just off the Dominican Republic April 14, 2021. The Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark interdicted the migrant group the evening of April 13, 2021 aboard a makeshift vessel in the Mona Passage. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto...

Coast Guard stops illegal passenger operation near Rincon, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard stops illegal passenger operation near Rincon, Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon crewmember aboard the 32-foot Going Deep dive boat assesses the vessel’s passenger-for-hire operation during a boarding Feb. 7, 2021 near Rincon, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon and Sector San Juan marine investigators terminated an illegal passenger-for-hire operation Sunday for the 32-foot...

Coast Guard concludes search following rescue of overdue boater in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard concludes search following rescue of overdue boater in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police concluded their search for an overdue boater, who was found stranded and rescued by the crew of a Puerto Rico Police marine unit Thursday morning on “Cayo Collado” in Lajas, Puerto Rico. Rescued is Francisco Palomo, 55,...

Coast Guard repatriates 64 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 64 migrants to the Dominican Republic
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 64 migrants to the Dominican Republic between Wednesday and Thursday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Monday, approximately 51 nautical miles north of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The interdiction was the result of ongoing efforts in support of Operation Caribbean Guard...