Coast Guard rescues man from tide pools in St. Croix

Coast Guard rescues man from tide pools in St. Croix
A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoists a 65-year-old man who was trapped in a blowhole of the Annaly Bay Carambola tide pools in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands Nov. 22, 2022.  ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard, St. Croix Rescue, Virgin Islands Department of Natural Resources and Virgin Islands Fire Emergency Service units rescued...

Coast Guard repatriates 66 people to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 66 people to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle small boat is on-scene with a makeshift vessel interdicted Nov. 10, 2022, approximately 36 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 66 non-U.S. citizens to the Dominican Republic between Friday and Monday, following two illegal voyage interdictions near Puerto Rico. The interdictions...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship near Puerto Rico
The aircrew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter hoists a 78-year-old man, U.S. citizen, from the MS Rotterdam cruise ship during a medical evacuation Nov. 13, 2022, approximately nine nautical miles southwest of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard conducted the medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) of a cruise ship passenger from the MS Rotterdam cruise...

Coast Guard repatriates 69 people to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 69 people to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez’s crew repatriates 41 people to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off the Dominican Republic Oct. 31, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 69 Dominican Republic nationals to the Dominican Republic between Saturday and Monday, following multiple illegal voyage vessel interdictions in the Mona Passage. The...

Coast Guard ends search for survivor of illegal voyage

Coast Guard ends search for survivor of illegal voyage
A Coast Guard Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement boat crew searches Oct. 26, 2022 for eight of 10 non-citizens of an illegal voyage vessel who reportedly abandoned in the water inside San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico Oct. 25, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search for survivors Wednesday afternoon, after an illegal voyage vessel reportedly...

Coast Guard repatriates 50 people to Dominican Republic Navy

Coast Guard repatriates 50 people to Dominican Republic Navy
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 48 Dominican Republic nationals and returned two Haitians to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Oct. 24, 2022, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage vessel in the Mona Passage Oct. 23, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 50 from a group of 54 undocumented...

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier rescues 104 abandoned by smugglers

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier rescues 104 abandoned by smugglers
Coast Guard cutter Joseph Napier boat crew prepares to embark a group of Haitians Oct. 19, 2022 who were abandoned by smugglers on Mona Island, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guards photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier completed a two-day operation Thursday to rescue 102 Haitians and two Dominican Republic nationals who were left abandoned by smugglers on Mona Island,...

Coast Guard repatriates 82 to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel

Coast Guard repatriates 82 to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated 74 Dominicans Republic nationals and returned eight Haitians to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Tuesday afternoon, following three separate illegal voyage interdictions in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico. The interdictions are the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency...

Coast Guard ends search for survivors of capsized vessel in Aguadilla

Coast Guard ends search for survivors of capsized vessel in Aguadilla
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews suspended the search for additional survivors Sunday afternoon, after an illegal voyage vessel washed up against the coastal rocks of Punta Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Coast Guard, Ramey Sector Border Patrol and Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action responding units rescued nine undocumented...