Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island repatriated 32 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received notification of a 15-foot rustic vessel with 12 Cuban migrants aboard southwest of Key West Oct. 18 from the cruise ship Disney Magic. The Coast Guard Cutter Decisive arrived on scene and embarked 12 Cuban migrants. The 12 migrants...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island repatriated 11 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. The 11 Cuban migrants were interdicted at sea during two separate cases. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received notification from Carnival Cruise Ship Destiny of a rustic vessel with eight Cuban migrants aboard, south of Key West, Sept. 30. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard repatriates 52 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 52 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutters Pea Island and Nantucket repatriated 52 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, this week. Coast Coast 7th District command center watchstanders received notification of a disabled 35-foot center console west of the Bahamas with an unknown amount of suspected migrants aboard Sept. 2. The Coast Guard Cutter Oak arrived on scene and embarked 20 Cuban migrants. The...

Coast Guard repatriates 23 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 23 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Pea Island and Knight Island repatriated 23 Cuban migrants this week to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. On Friday, Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., watchstanders received notification of a rustic vessel with 12 people aboard 44 miles southwest of Key West. The watchstanders diverted the cutter Pea Island, whose crew handed out lifejackets and safely embarked...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 20 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket repatriated 20 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, earlier this week. Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., watchstanders received notification of a rustic vessel with 12 Cuban migrants aboard south of Key West on July 3. The Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke was diverted, and the crew safely embarked the 12 migrants. The migrants were transferred...

Coast Guard repatriates 16 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island repatriated 8 Cuban migrants Monday and the crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 8 Cuban migrants Thursday all to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. The 16 Cuban migrants were interdicted at sea during two separate cases last week. “Migrants attempting to illegally enter the United States by boat often travel aboard dangerously...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island repatriated 20 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. The 20 Cuban migrants were interdicted at sea during two separate cases. “Migrants attempting to illegally enter the United States by boat often travel aboard dangerously overloaded and ill-equipped vessels,” said, Capt. Brendan McPherson, 7th Coast Guard District chief...

Coast Guard repatriates 24 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island repatriated 24 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. “U.S. Coast Guard policy is to deter and respond to dangerous, and illegal maritime migration by intercepting vessels pursuing perilous and illegal voyages,” said, Capt. Brendan McPherson, 7th Coast Guard District chief of enforcement.”We continue to maintain a robust...

Coast Guard repatriates 55 Cuban migrants, 37 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 55 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, and 37 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Thursday. The 55 Cuban migrants were interdicted at sea during five separate cases since Saturday; the 37 Haitian migrants were interdicted at sea Monday. The crew of the 110-foot Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island, homeported in Key West, Fla., repatriated the 55 Cuban migrants....