Coast Guard stops 2 smugglers; repatriates 40 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard stops 2 smugglers; repatriates 40 Cubans to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr’s crew reported to Sector Key West watchstanders of a vessel approximately 13 miles southeast of Marathon, Florida, Jan. 23, 2022. One suspected smuggler was transferred to Homeland Security Investigations special agents for further investigation. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Trump’s crew repatriated 40 people to Cuba, Thursday,...

Coast Guard repatriates 33 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 33 Cubans to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated 33 people to Cuba following three interdictions due to safety of life at sea concerns. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated 33 people to Cuba, Thursday, following three interdictions due to safety of life at sea concerns. An Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry air crew alerted...

Coast Guard detains smuggler; repatriates 51 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard detains smuggler; repatriates 51 Cubans to Cuba
A Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations flight crew spotted a suspicious vessel with twin outboard engines approximately 20 miles west of Anguilla Cay, Bahamas, Dec. 5, 2021. (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 51 people to Cuba Wednesday following four interdictions due to safety of life...

Coast Guard repatriates 31 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 31 Cubans to Cuba
MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore’s crew repatriated 31 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following four interdictions off the coasts of Florida and Bahamas. During a routine law enforcement flight, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at 3 p.m., Oct. 27, of a blue and green vessel approximately 43 miles south of Key West....

Coast Guard rescues 10 Cubans

Coast Guard rescues 10 Cubans
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew locates and a rustic vessel traveling toward Anguilla Cay, Bahamas, Oct. 7, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard crews rescued 10 Cubans stranded on Anguilla Cay, Bahamas, Saturday, and safely transferred them to Bahamian authorities, Sunday. Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr’s crew arrived on scene and brought the migrants...

Coast Guard rescues 9 Cubans

Coast Guard rescues 9 Cubans
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo. MIAMI — Coast Guard crews rescued nine Cubans, Sunday, who were safely transferred to Cuban authorities, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew spotted and notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of a rustic vessel, Sunday, at approximately 5:40 p.m., about 54 miles southwest of Marquesas Keys. Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Cubans to Cuba; detains smuggler

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Cubans to Cuba; detains smuggler
While on a routine patrol a Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations airplane crew identified this suspicious vessel Aug. 21, 2021. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated 24 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, after interdicting a suspicious vessel off the coast of Elbow Cay, Bahamas. While...

Coast Guard repatriates 19 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 19 migrants to Cuba
A rustic vessel floating approximately 15 miles east of Key Largo, Aug. 7, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated 19 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, following four interdictions off the Florida Keys. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of a suspicious vessel with two people aboard approximately 15 miles east of...

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to Cuba
An illegal migrant voyage is interdicted by a Coast Guard Station Marathon crew approximately 17 miles south of Marathon, Florida, June 30, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated five Cubans to Cuba, Friday, following an interdiction approximately 17 miles south of Key Colony Beach, Florida. A good Samaritan reported a vessel with five...