Coast Guard repatriates 27 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 27 migrants to Cuba
Five Cuban migrants aboard a makeshift vessel approximately 15 miles off the coast of Islamorada, Florida, July 24, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 27 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following two interdictions off Florida’s coast. In the first interdiction, a good Samaritan reported a 21-foot vessel with 22 people aboard, approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for the nine missing Cubans approximately 26 miles southeast of Key West, Friday, at approximately 10:30 p.m., pending the development of new information. Coast Guard air and surface asset personnel conducted multiple search patterns for more than 192 hours. These searches covered approximately 7,459 square miles, which...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 13 from water off Key West

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 13 from water off Key West
Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis provide medical attention people rescued from the water approximately 32 miles southeast of Key West, Florida, July 7, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers and a good Samaritan rescued 13 people, nine males and four females, from the water after their vessel capsized, Tuesday,...

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump crew repatriated 21 Cubans to Cuba Monday at approximately 10 a.m. after they were interdicted off Key West’s coast. A good Samaritan alerted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders to a raft with 11 people aboard at approximately 8 a.m., Saturday, off Alligator Reef Light. Station Islamorada law enforcement...

Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants from 2 interdictions to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 22 migrants from 2 interdictions to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump crew repatriated 22 Cuban migrants to Cuba, Friday, from two interdictions. In the first interdiction, a Coast Guard Station Key West small boat crew and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine surface asset located a migrant vessel, Saturday, after CBP AMO’s maritime patrol aircraft reported two personal...

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. —The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday at 6:45 p.m., for 10 people who were reported as missing approximately 8 miles south of Long Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report of an overdue rustic vessel with 10 people aboard that departed Feb. 7 from Cuba. Coast Guard crews searched an area of about 12,300 square...

Coast Guard repatriates 8 people after interdiction off the Florida Keys

Coast Guard repatriates 8 people after interdiction off the Florida Keys
Eight Cuban migrants are on a rustic vessel Feb. 8, 2020 off of the Florida Keys. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada smallboat crew interdicted the migrants and the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump crew repatriated them to Cuba, Feb. 11, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard repatriated eight Cuban migrants Thursday to Cuba. A good Samaritan alerted Coast Guard Sector Key West...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man near Key West
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo Miami — The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old man from the 50-foot commercial fishing vessel, Cary, Friday, approximately 60 miles west of Key West. A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement team embarked the man from the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump and safely transported him back to Station Key West to awaiting...

Coast Guard, partners interdict 7 drug-smuggling vessels in the Caribbean

Coast Guard, partners interdict 7 drug-smuggling vessels in the Caribbean
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations and the Dutch Caribbean coast guard interdicted seven suspected drug smuggling vessels over 10 days near Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico in the Eastern Caribbean. The collaboration between the federal agencies resulted in more than 3,700 pounds of...