Coast Guard rescues 17 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard rescues 17 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon rescued 17 Haitians Wednesday, 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 of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG). Coast Guard...

Coast Guard repatriates 58 Dominicans, 7 Haitians

Coast Guard repatriates 58 Dominicans, 7 Haitians
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated 58 Dominicans and returned seven Haitians to a Dominican Republic patrol boat just off Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Monday, following the interdiction of an irregular migrant voyage vessel in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts of the Caribbean...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners 86 miles southeast of Cape Fear

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners 86 miles southeast of Cape Fear
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard hoisted two mariners from a damaged sailing vessel approximately 86 miles southeast of Cape Fear on Friday. Following the host, an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew safely transported the mariners back to Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City. Watchstanders from the U.S. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard returns 39 Haitians to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 39 Haitians to the Dominican Republic
A 30-foot makeshift vessel that was taking part in an illegal voyage after it was interdicted by the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon near Rincon, Puerto Rico March 28, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated two Dominicans and returned 39 Haitians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage Tuesday...

Coast Guard repatriates 43 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 43 Dominicans
A 25-foot vessel that was transporting 16 Dominicans and 23 Haitians off the coast of Rincon, Puerto Rico lays empty after being interdicted by a Puerto Rico Police marine unit March 1, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 43 Dominicans and returned 23 Haitians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages near...

Coast Guard repatriates 19 Dominicans, 1 Haitian

Coast Guard repatriates 19 Dominicans, 1 Haitian
Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell repatriated 19 Dominicans and returned one Haitian to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border...

Coast Guard repatriates 90 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 90 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser interdicts a makeshift vessel part of illegal voyage Jan. 13, 2022 north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated 90 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic Sunday afternoon, following the interdiction of three illegal voyages near Puerto Rico. The interdictions are...

Coast Guard repatriates 29 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 29 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Reliance file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Clinton McDonald SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance repatriated 29 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti Tuesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border Interagency...

Coast Guard crews aid yacht Current Sea in Mona Passage

Coast Guard crews aid yacht Current Sea in Mona Passage
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser renders assistance to the 95-foot motor yacht Current Sea Nov. 15, 2021, after the vessel sustained damage to its forward bow and started taking on water while transiting Mona Passage waters, approximately 26 nautical miles west of Rincon, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard surface and air units combined efforts to save...