Coast Guard ends search for migrants of capsized vessel off Martinica Beach

Coast Guard ends search for migrants of capsized vessel off Martinica Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN – Coast Guard rescue crews have ended the search for possible survivors of a migrant vessel, which capsized Saturday just off Martinica Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Three of the migrants in this case were recovered deceased Saturday by authorities ashore, after the vessel reportedly ran aground and capsized when struck by wave on its final...

Coast Guard rescue crews search for possible survivors of capsized migrant vessel

Coast Guard rescue crews search for possible survivors of capsized migrant vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue to search Sunday for possible survivors of a migrant boat which capsized Saturday just off Martinica Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. So far, three of the migrants have been recovered deceased by authorities ashore, while at least six others have been apprehended and are in the custody of the...

Coast Guard, Good Samaritan rescue boater from capsized catamaran off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, Good Samaritan rescue boater from capsized catamaran off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard crews and the Good Samaritan vessel “One Life” combined efforts to rescue a man from the water Tuesday, after his 12-foot catamaran capsized north of Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and Good Samaritan vessel “One Life” combined efforts to rescue a man from the water Tuesday, after his 12-foot catamaran capsized north of Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. Rescued...

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing boaters in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing boaters in Puerto Rico
USCG File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended the search for four boaters at sunset Tuesday, who have been missing since Thursday, after their vessel reportedly experienced mechanical problems near Icacos Cay in the area of ​​Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Still missing are Hector Méndez, 60, Héctor Méndez Jr., 30, Javier Méndez, 52, and Victor Goitia, 59. “As with any...

Coast Guard interdicts 25 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard interdicts 25 migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) repatriated 22 of 25 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday, following the interdiction of a makeshift boat Saturday, approximately 20 nautical miles northwest of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Three of the interdicted migrants are facing possible federal...

Coast Guard repatriates 41 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 41 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Tezanos (WPC-1118) crewmembers transfer four of eight migrants to the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) Dec. 19, 2018. The cutter Joseph Napier repatriated the migrants to La Romana, Dominican Republic Dec. 20, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 15 migrants Friday and 26 others Thursday to the Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of four...

Coast Guard returns 24 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 24 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) returned 24 migrants to authorities in Santo Domingo Oct. 30, 2018 following the interdiction by the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis of a migrant vessel Oct. 25, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) returned 24 migrants to authorities in Santo Domingo Tuesday following the at-sea interdiction...

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated five of 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic Thursday after Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities interdicted a migrant boat just off the coast of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. Six of the interdicted migrants, five Dominican and one of Mexican nationality,...

Coast Guard repatriates 64 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 64 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser repatriates 46 migrants  July 20, 2018 to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel in waters south of the Dominican Republic. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 46 Dominican migrants Wednesday and 18 others Sunday to the Dominican Republic, following two at-sea interdictions in the Mona Passage. “Grossly overloaded boats taking on water with no...