Coast Guard suspends search for 19-year-old male

Coast Guard suspends search for 19-year-old male
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a 19-year-old male in the waters just off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ in Arecibo, Puerto Rico Tuesday night. Still missing is Brian Cortéz Torres, from Barceloneta, who reportedly was on the rocks with his friend, Kadier Rivera Maldonado, when a heavy swell swept them both into the water....

Coast Guard searches for 19-year-old male off Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searches for 19-year-old male off Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units continue search efforts Tuesday for a 19-year-old male in the waters just off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Brian Cortéz Torres, from Barceloneta, who reportedly was on the rocks with his friend, Kadier Rivera Maldonado, when a heavy swell swept them both into the...

Coast Guard medevacs cadet from Mexican Navy training ship

Coast Guard medevacs cadet from Mexican Navy training ship
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units combined efforts to medevac an injured cadet from the Mexican Navy training vessel ARM Cuauhtémoc Wednesday morning, approximately 36 nautical miles southwest of Rincón, Puerto Rico. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan received a communication from the ARM Cuauhtémoc at 11:27 p.m. Tuesday, requesting a medevac for a 21-year-old...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Dominicans
Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley’s cutter boat interdicts a makeshift vessel taking part in an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico July 12, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley repatriated 14 Dominicans to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage vessel in Mona Passage...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle small boat rendezvoused with the Dominican Republic Navy patrol vessel Aldebarán (GC-104) near the Dominican Republic for the repatriation. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle repatriated 11 male nationals to the Dominican Republic Sunday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. One other Dominican...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloads $99 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis offloads $99 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ (WMEC 910) crew offloads more than $99 million in illegal narcotics, June 17, 2022, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno) MIAMI— U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ crew offloaded more than $99 million in illegal narcotics at Base Miami Beach, Friday. Coast Guard and partner agency crews seized approximately...

Coast Guard returns 35 non-U.S. citizens to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 35 non-U.S. citizens to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley cutter boat interdicts an illegal voyage vessel with 21 non-U.S. citizens May 23, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard between Tuesday and Friday returned eight Dominican, 15 Haitian and 12 Uzbek nationals to the Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. Four...

Coast Guard repatriates 52 people to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 52 people to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutters Joseph Tezanos and Donald Horsley interdict an illegal voyage May 16, 2022, approximately 15 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos returned 52 non-U.S. citizens to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Thursday near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, following five illegal voyage interdictions...

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Dominicans
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley repatriated 24 Dominican Republic nationals Monday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage Wednesday in Atlantic Ocean waters northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. This interdiction is the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border...