Coast Guard repatriates 28 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 28 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew, a Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo boatcrew, and a Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations marine unit intercept a 26-foot rustic vessel in the Florida Straits Tuesday, July 17, 2018 with 28 Cuban migrants aboard. U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 28...

Coast Guard suspends search for overboard cruise ship Carnival Paradise passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for overboard cruise ship Carnival Paradise passenger
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI – Coast Guard crews suspended their search for a Carnival Paradise cruise ship passenger at approximately 9 p.m., Wednesday who reportedly went overboard about 85 miles west of Fort Myers. Missing is Brian Lamonds, 50, of Greensboro, N.C. Coast Guard watchstanders received a call at approximately 10 a.m., Tuesday via VHF-FM marine band radio from...

Coast Guard searching for man missing from cruise ship Carnival Paradise

Coast Guard searching for man missing from cruise ship Carnival Paradise
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a 50-year-old male reported missing from a cruise ship Tuesday approximately 85 miles west of Fort Myers, Fla. Missing is Brian Lamonds, 50, Greensboro, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 10 a.m., from the cruise ship Carnival Paradise stating the man was missing...

Coast Guard repatriates 28 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 28 Cuban migrants
A Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore boat crew interdicts a 25-foot rustic vessel with 19 Cuban migrants onboard approximately 20 miles north of Cuba. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 28 Cuban migrants Thursday to Cuba, following two separate interdiction cases. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed-wing aircraft crew located a rustic...

Coast Guard search and rescue assets return to Florida Keys, Rescue 21 towers operational

Coast Guard search and rescue assets return to Florida Keys, Rescue 21 towers operational
Crews from Station Islamorada and Station Marathon transit from Fort Myers, Florida, to Islamorada, Florida, Sept. 12, 2017 aboard response boat-mediums.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ORLANDO, Fla. – All Coast Guard small-boat and cutter search and rescue assets in addition to essential personnel assigned to units in the Florida Keys have returned to the Keys, Friday. Coast Guard assets and personnel...

Coast Guard transfers 11 Cuban migrants to the Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 11 Cuban migrants to the Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew interdicted 11 Cuban migrants Sunday within Bahamas territorial seas, southeast of Cay Sal Island, Bahamas. The migrants were transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo and were then transferred Tuesday to Bahamas Immigration custody in Freeport, Bahamas. “We discourage anyone taking to the sea...

Coast Guard suspends search for woman 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas

Coast Guard suspends search for woman 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas
USCG File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search at 8:45 p.m. Thursday for a missing woman 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas. Missing is Isabella Hellman, 41, of Delray Beach. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Ms. Hellman in this difficult time,” said Capt. Aldante Vinciguerra, chief of response for the Coast Guard Seventh District. “Suspending...

Coast Guard repatriates 150 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 150 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 150 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Dec. 30. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew repatriated 74 Cuban migrants Tuesday, and the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 76 Cuban migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of 12 separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 29 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated five Cuban migrants Monday and another 24 migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of three separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented...