Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns home after successful counter-drug patrol

MIAMI – Coast Guard Cutter Valiant, a 210-foot Medium Endurance Cutter homeported in Miami Beach, Fla., is returning home Thursday after stopping nearly five tons (9,200 pounds) of cocaine from entering the U.S., following the disruption of four separate drug smuggling events in the Caribbean Sea, during the month of October.

Coast Guard suspends search for up to 67 missing Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 5 p.m. for as many as 67 Haitian migrants missing from a grossly overloaded vessel that capsized 2.3 miles southeast of West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands, Monday.

Coast Guard continues search for missing migrants

MIAMI – Coast Guard crews continue to assist Turks and Caicos Islands officials Tuesday in searching for as many as 79 Haitian migrants missing from a vessel that capsized Monday.

Coast Guard repatriates 124 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant repatriated 124 Haitian migrants to Cap-Haitien, Haiti Monday, after they were interdicted at sea Thursday.