Coast Guard rescues man from tide pools in St. Croix

Coast Guard rescues man from tide pools in St. Croix
A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoists a 65-year-old man who was trapped in a blowhole of the Annaly Bay Carambola tide pools in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands Nov. 22, 2022.  ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard, St. Croix Rescue, Virgin Islands Department of Natural Resources and Virgin Islands Fire Emergency Service units rescued...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship near Puerto Rico
The aircrew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter hoists a 78-year-old man, U.S. citizen, from the MS Rotterdam cruise ship during a medical evacuation Nov. 13, 2022, approximately nine nautical miles southwest of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard conducted the medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) of a cruise ship passenger from the MS Rotterdam cruise...

Coast Guard ends search for survivor of illegal voyage

Coast Guard ends search for survivor of illegal voyage
A Coast Guard Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement boat crew searches Oct. 26, 2022 for eight of 10 non-citizens of an illegal voyage vessel who reportedly abandoned in the water inside San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico Oct. 25, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search for survivors Wednesday afternoon, after an illegal voyage vessel reportedly...

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 ends search for survivors of capsized vessel in Aguadilla

Coast Guard ends search for survivors of capsized vessel in Aguadilla
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews suspended the search for additional survivors Sunday afternoon, after an illegal voyage vessel washed up against the coastal rocks of Punta Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Coast Guard, Ramey Sector Border Patrol and Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action responding units rescued nine undocumented...

Coast Guard crews assess, reopen ports impacted by Hurricane Fiona

Coast Guard crews assess, reopen ports impacted by Hurricane Fiona
An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen conduct an overflight of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Personnel from the Seventh Coast Guard District in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are assessing ports and waters impacted in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, Tuesday. Currently, all ports in Puerto Rico are open to commerce, with the...

Coast Guard responding in wake of Hurricane Fiona

Coast Guard responding in wake of Hurricane Fiona
Aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen conduct an overflight of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Personnel from the Seventh Coast Guard District in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are responding to the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona. Crews from Coast Guard Sector San Juan and Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen conducted initial storm...

Coast Guard rescues spear fisherman just off Dog Island,

Coast Guard rescues spear fisherman just off Dog Island,
A Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft and a Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter on scene during the rescue of a spear fisherman from the rocks just off Dog Island southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Sept. 4, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued a spear fisherman in distress on the rocks just off Dog Island,...

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...