Coast Guard repatriates 46 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 46 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) repatriated 46 migrants Tuesday to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages in the Mona Passage. Four of the interdicted migrants, three men...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 4 overdue boaters near Fajardo

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 4 overdue boaters near Fajardo
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo FAJARDO, Puerto Rico. — The Coast Guard along with Joint Forces of Rapid Action (FURA) are searching for four overdue boaters Saturday aboard a 22-foot vessel near Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders received a notification from an emergency services telephone call reporting a 22-foot white Proline vessel Wepa with four people...

Coast Guard, FURA interdicts 11 Dominican migrants 2 miles west of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, FURA interdicts 11 Dominican migrants 2 miles west of Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard and Puerto Rico United Forces of Rapid Action (FURA) interdicted 11 Dominican migrants Wednesday approximately 2 miles west of Puerto Rico. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders received a report from FURA stating they interdicted a 20-foot yola with 11 people aboard approximately...

Coast Guard interdicts 19 illegal migrants 22 miles northwest of Mona Island

Coast Guard interdicts 19 illegal migrants 22 miles northwest of Mona Island
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon (WPC-1113) crew interdicted 19 illegal migrants Saturday approximately 22 miles northwest of Mona Island. A Coast Guard Auxiliary aircraft crew spotted a 20-foot yola approximately 22 miles northwest of Mona Island. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders...

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle commissioned in San Juan

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle commissioned in San Juan
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) was commissioned into service Saturday during a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Joseph Doyle is the thirty-third Fast Response Cutter FRC to be commissioned in the Coast Guard and the seventh to be assigned to Sector San Juan and homeported in Puerto Rico. “Today we make history as we welcome...