Coast Guard repatriates 106 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 106 people to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Joshua Applebly’s crew alerted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of this rustic vessel about 5 miles south of Marquesas Key, Florida, June 25, 2022. The people were repatriated on June 27, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard Station Key West’s crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 106 Cubans to Cuba, Monday, following several interdictions...

Coast Guard repatriates 47 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 47 people to Cuba
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada rescue crew alerted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of this rustic vessel about 3 miles south of Long Key, Florida, June 24, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 47 Cubans to Cuba, Saturday, following three interdictions off the Florida Keys. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory’s crew alerted Coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 36 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 36 people to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Issac Mayo’s crew repatriated 36 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following three interdictions off the Florida Keys. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew alerted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of a rustic vessel, Friday, at approximately 4:45 p.m., about 43 miles south of Key West. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard repatriates 67 people to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 67 people to Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Confidence file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Confidence’s crew repatriated 67 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Wednesday, after being stopped approximately 16 miles southeast of Great Inagua, Bahamas. Confidence’s crew arrived on scene and reported the vessel was grossly overloaded, with torn sails and people waving for help. There were 67 men and women onboard including...

Coast Guard interdicts Haitian sail freighter

Coast Guard interdicts Haitian sail freighter
Coast Guard Cutter Confidence file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutters Confidence and Harriet Lane crews interdicted a Haitian sail vessel with 179 people aboard, Sunday, approximately 30 miles off Andros Island, Bahamas. The people are scheduled to be transferred to the Royal Bahamian Defense Force crews Tuesday. An Air Station Clearwater C-130 airplane crew spotted the overloaded vessel at approximately...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics
Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew with 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday, at Port Everglades, which is the largest offload in Coast Guard history. The Coast Guard’s strong...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to Haiti
Twenty-one Haitian migrants and a Colombian national on a 28-foot boat, 11 miles east of Lake Worth, Florida, June 5, 2021.  MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence repatriated 20 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Thursday, following an at-sea interdiction, Saturday, 11 miles east of Lake Worth. Sector Miami watchstanders received a report Saturday from a Customs and Border Protection...

Cutter Thetis returns from a 43-day Caribbean Sea patrol

Cutter Thetis returns from a 43-day Caribbean Sea patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew returned to Key West, Thursday, after a 65-day Caribbean Sea patrol in support of Coast Guard 7th District. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) crew returned home to Key West, Thursday, after a 43-day patrol to the Caribbean Sea. The crew interdicted three drug vessels and seized close to 6,000 pounds of cocaine with a street...

Coast Guard crew offloads more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard crew offloads more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf crewmembers inspect a low-profile semi-submersible in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean Aug. 14, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Thursday. The drugs, worth an estimated $390 million, were seized in international...