Coast Guard, DPNER crews rescue boaters near “Caja de Muertos” Island

Coast Guard, DPNER crews rescue boaters near “Caja de Muertos” Island
A Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources ranger, center of photo, assists the passengers of the 23-foot disabled recreational vessel Serenity July 12, 2020 near “Caja de Muertos” Island, Puerto Rico. (DPNER courtesy photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan and the crew of a Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources...

Coast Guard repatriates 37 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 37 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriates nine migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic July 9, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 37 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy between July 3, 2020 and Thursday, following the interdiction of three illegal voyages in the Mona Passage off the west coast of Puerto Rico. Thirty seven of the interdicted migrants...

Coast Guard repatriates 86 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 86 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Richard Dixon cutter boat on scene with a 35-foot migrant boat with 45 migrants onboard June 29, 2020 in the Mona Passage off the west coast of Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 86 of 87 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy between Tuesday and Wednesday, following the interdiction of three illegal migrant voyages...

Coast Guard rescues child from inflatable raft off Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues child from inflatable raft off  Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement rescued a young girlfrom an inflatable plastic raftf approximately half a mile off the beach near “Isla de Cabras” in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement rescued a young...

Coast Guard boat crew rescues 2 watercraft riders off Isla Verde Beach

Coast Guard boat crew rescues 2 watercraft riders off Isla Verde Beach
Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement rescued 2 watercraft riders Friday night, approximately one and a half miles off Isla Verde Beach in the municipality of Carolina, Puerto Rico. The rescued man and woman reportedly...

Coast Guard Sector San Juan receives new commander

Coast Guard Sector San Juan receives new commander
Capt. Eric P. King, Rear Adm. Eric C. Jones and Capt. Gregory H. Magee at the Coast Guard Sector San Juan change of command ceremony in Puerto Rico, June 17, 2020.  Coast Guard Photo by Ricardo Castrodad. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard Sector San Juan received a new commander Wednesday, who will be responsible for Coast Guard forces in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as well as Coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser cutter boat is on scene with a migrant boat June 13, 2020, interdicted approximately 30 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) repatriated 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy Sunday in waters just off Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction an illegal...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from ship near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from ship near Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65D Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen transfers a crewmember from the Marshall Island’s flagged Yasa Jupiter to Emergency Medical Service personnel at the Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico June 13, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter medevaced...

Coast Guard repatriates 50 of 51 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 50 of 51 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A makeshift vessel transporting 13 migrants, Dominican Republic nationals, was interdicted by a Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action marine unit the morning June 11, 2020. (Courtesy photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriated 50 of 51 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy Thursday in waters just off Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following...