Coast Guard repatriates 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 26 migrants, 22 men and four women, to the Dominican Republic Dec. 9, 2019 (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic Monday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Saturday morning in the Mona Passage. The interdiction...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking catamaran

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking catamaran
A Coast Guard Station San Juan small boat crew rescue two people after it was reported the sailing vessel Blue Cocktail was taking on water 10 miles north of Manati, Puerto Rico, Dec. 6, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews and the crew of the passenger ferry Kydon combined efforts to rescue two boaters from a sinking catamaran Friday night, approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers off Ocean Park Beach in San Juan

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers off Ocean Park Beach in San Juan
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued two kayakers Sunday morning, in waters just of Ocean Park Beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The two men rescued were reported to be tourists, who used a smart watch to relay a distress...

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search Tuesday night for a missing fisherman in waters off “Caza y Pesca” Beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Pedro R. Lavezarri a 61 year-old man resident of Arecibo, who reportedly was free diving when he was last seen. “Ending a search without finding a survivor is...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship crewmember near St. Croix

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship crewmember near St. Croix
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter assists a cruise ship crewmember medevaced earlier from the cruise ship  Marella Explorer, approximately 50 nautical miles southeast of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands Nov. 26 2019. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard helicopter medevaced a 29-year-old crewmember from the cruise ship Marella Explorer 2 Tuesday,...

Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue to search Tuesday for a missing fisherman in waters off “Caza y Pesca” Beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Pedro R. Lavezarri a 61 year-old man resident of Arecibo, who reportedly was free diving when he was last seen. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan were initially...

Coast Guard searching for missing for fisherman off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for missing for fisherman off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching Monday for a missing fisherman in waters just off “Caza y Pesca” Beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Pedro R. Lavezarri a 61 year-old man resident of Arecibo, who reportedly was free diving when he was last seen. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Aida Perla passenger just off Ponce, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Aida Perla passenger just off Ponce, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter transfers a passenger who experienced a possible heart attack and was medevaced from the the Aida Perla cruise ship off the southern coast of Ponce, Puerto Rico Nov. 13, 2019. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard helicopter medevaced a 74-year-old German citizen passenger from the cruise ship Aida Perla Wednesday, approximately 50 nautical...

Coast Guard and Dominican Republic navy interdict 52 migrants in the Mona Passage

Coast Guard and Dominican Republic navy interdict 52 migrants in the Mona Passage
The Dominican Republic navy coastal patrol boat Bellatrix (CG-106) embarks a group of 52 illegal migrants from a makeshift vessel Wednesday in the Mona Passage. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Dominican Republic Navy air and surface units interdicted 52 migrants aboard a makeshift vessel during an illegal voyage Wednesday in the Mona Passage. The group...