Coast Guard rescues 19 Haitians stranded by smugglers on Monito Island

Coast Guard rescues 19 Haitians stranded by smugglers on Monito Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier rescued 19 Haitians Sunday, who were left abandoned by smugglers on the uninhabited natural reserve of Monito Island, Puerto Rico. The rescue was part of ongoing multi-agency efforts in support of Operation Caribbean Guard and the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG). Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier rescues 104 abandoned by smugglers

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier rescues 104 abandoned by smugglers
Coast Guard cutter Joseph Napier boat crew prepares to embark a group of Haitians Oct. 19, 2022 who were abandoned by smugglers on Mona Island, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guards photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier completed a two-day operation Thursday to rescue 102 Haitians and two Dominican Republic nationals who were left abandoned by smugglers on Mona Island,...

Coast Guard repatriates 82 to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel

Coast Guard repatriates 82 to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated 74 Dominicans Republic nationals and returned eight Haitians to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Tuesday afternoon, following three separate illegal voyage interdictions in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico. The interdictions are the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency...

Coast Guard repatriates 76 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 76 Dominicans
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier interdicts an illegal voyage vessel Aug. 30, 2022 in waters northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated 76 Dominicans and three Venezuelan nationals to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday just off Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, following three separate illegal voyage...

Coast Guard transfers 68 Haitian survivors to Mayaguez

Coast Guard transfers 68 Haitian survivors to Mayaguez
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier’s small boat crew while completing the transfer of 68 Haitian survivors to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico July 29, 2022, who were abandoned offshore of Mona Island by smugglers the morning of July 28, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier completed the transport of 68 Haitian survivors to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Friday, who...

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million dollars in seized cocaine

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million dollars in seized cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier and Caribbean Corridor Strike Force agents offloaded 626 pounds (284 kgs) of seized cocaine Monday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The offload of contraband resulted from a go-fast vessel interdiction April 28, 2022 in Mona Passage waters near the Dominican Republic. The interdiction is...

Coast Guard rescues 56 while assisting Dominican Republic Navy

Coast Guard rescues 56 while assisting Dominican Republic Navy
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier recovered the body of a woman and rescued 56 persons from the water Saturday while assisting a Dominican Republic Navy vessel, following the capsizing of an illegal voyage vessel in the Mona Passage. The Dominican Republic Navy crew reportedly recovered twelve 12 other persons from...

Coast Guard repatriates 84 Haitians

Coast Guard repatriates 84 Haitians
41 migrants aboard a sailing vessel is interdicted by Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew approximately 60 miles east of Punta De Maisi, Cuba, March 10, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma’s crew repatriated 84 Haitians to Haitian authorities, Tuesday, following two interdictions of undocumented migrants. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Dominican nationals

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Dominican nationals
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier’s crew repatriated 24 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic, Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage west of Aguadilla. The interdictions are the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG). “These...