Coast Guard repatriates 37 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 37 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriates nine migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic July 9, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 37 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy between July 3, 2020 and Thursday, following the interdiction of three illegal voyages in the Mona Passage off the west coast of Puerto Rico. Thirty seven of the interdicted migrants...

Coast Guard repatriates 86 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 86 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Richard Dixon cutter boat on scene with a 35-foot migrant boat with 45 migrants onboard June 29, 2020 in the Mona Passage off the west coast of Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 86 of 87 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy between Tuesday and Wednesday, following the interdiction of three illegal migrant voyages...

Coast Guard boat crew rescues 2 watercraft riders off Isla Verde Beach

Coast Guard boat crew rescues 2 watercraft riders off Isla Verde Beach
Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement rescued 2 watercraft riders Friday night, approximately one and a half miles off Isla Verde Beach in the municipality of Carolina, Puerto Rico. The rescued man and woman reportedly...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from ship near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from ship near Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65D Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen transfers a crewmember from the Marshall Island’s flagged Yasa Jupiter to Emergency Medical Service personnel at the Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico June 13, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter medevaced...

Coast Guard oversees salvage efforts following aircraft crash in San Juan Harbor

Coast Guard oversees salvage efforts following aircraft crash in San Juan Harbor
Marine Science Technicians 3rd Class Kevin Villanueva and Angel Dávila oversee salvage and fuel recovery operations to recover a downed aircraft from San Juan Harbor’s San Antonio channel in Puerto Rico June 3, 2020.  (Courtesy photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Incident Management Division personnel are overseeing salvage efforts by the owning company of a Piper Aztec...

Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore

Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated the Captain of the 734-foot Singapore-flagged container ship M/V Maersk Batam Monday night, approximately 100 nautical miles south of Puerto Rico Monday night. The Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam, 57, is a citizen of the United Kingdom, who experienced life threatening symptoms of a possible stroke during...

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Guanica, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Guanica, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search Tuesday night for a missing fisherman in waters three nautical miles south of Guanica, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Marcos Mattei Garcia, a 45 year-old man and resident of Guanica, who reportedly was last seen fishing at 3 p.m. Sunday, aboard a 22-foot center console Robalo fishing boat,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Vieques, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs man from Vieques, Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medically evacuates a man in Vieques, Puerto Rico, who experienced symptoms of a potential heart attack to a local hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico Feb. 4, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 47-year-old man from Vieques, Puerto Rico Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders received...

Coast Guard medevacs 34-year-old man 75 miles north of San Juan

Coast Guard medevacs 34-year-old man 75 miles north of San Juan
A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew flies over the cruise ship, Carnival Pride, approximately 75 miles north of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jan. 16, 2020. (Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medevaced a 34-year-old man from the cruise ship, Carnival Pride, Thursday approximately 75 miles north of San Juan. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders...