Coast Guard transfers 30 migrants to Bahamas; detains smuggler

Coast Guard transfers 30 migrants to Bahamas; detains smuggler
A Station Fort Lauderdale law enforcement crew embarked 25 Haitians, three Colombians, one Chinese migrant, one Peruvian migrant, and one suspected Bahamian smuggler off Hallandale Beach, Florida, Sep. 18, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered’s crew transferred 30 migrants to Bahamian authorities, Wednesday, after their voyage was interdicted off Hallandale...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues 1 in Key Biscayne

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues 1 in Key Biscayne
A good Samaritan found one migrant floating on this makeshift raft Aug. 28, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach rescue crew saved one person, Saturday, after a good Samaritan reported a man floating on a makeshift raft in the vicinity of Fowey Rocks. The owner of the vessel, Spread Out, reported to Sector Miami watchstanders at approximately 1 p.m. that he came...

Coast Guard transfers 13 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 13 migrants to Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered’s crew transferred 13 Cuban migrants to Bahamian authorities, Monday. Royal Bahamas Defence Force officers requested Coast Guard assistance in picking up 13 adult Cuban males from Elbow Cay, Bahamas, Saturday. Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew arrived on scene and transported them aboard. No medical concerns...

Coast Guard transfers 19 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 19 migrants to Bahamas
The Coast Guard interdicts a 26-foot vessel off the coast of Lake Worth Inlet, Florida, July 22, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered’s crew transferred one Ecuadorian, two Brazilian and 16 Haitian migrants to the Bahamas, Saturday, following an interdiction that occurred Thursday, approximately 12 miles east of Lake Worth Inlet, Florida. A Customs and Border...

Coast Guard repatriates 72 migrants from 2 interdictions to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 72 migrants from 2 interdictions to Haiti
Interdicted Haitian migrants sit aboard a Coast Guard Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium approximately 10 miles east of Lake Worth, Florida, April 24, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 72 Haitian migrants to Haiti, Tuesday. In the first interdiction, Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a MAYDAY call April 17 and launched multiple...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel near south Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel near south Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search, Friday for an overdue vessel between the Bahamas and south Florida. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report Tuesday that a blue and white 29-foot Mako Cuddy Cabin vessel, last known to be departing Bimini, Bahamas, Monday, did not arrive as expected. The vessel and people were reported to...

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Puerto Rico Police Joint Force of Rapid Action marine unit and the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (not in photo) on scene with an interdicted illegal migrant voyage Dec. 11, 2020, approximately three nautical miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered repatriated 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic Saturday afternoon,...

Coast Guard interdicts 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank

Coast Guard interdicts 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank
A Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) small boat crew transfers Cuban migrants standing on Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Oct. 28, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Josh Forsyth. MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted Bahamian authorities in interdicting 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located 22 Cuban...

Coast Guard repatriates 30 of 31 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 30 of 31 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered cutter boat on scene with an illegal migrant voyage interdicted Sept. 7, 2020 with 12 people onboard near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) repatriated 30 of 31 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Friday, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant...