Five Rescued Thanks to Multi-National Effort

Five Rescued Thanks to Multi-National Effort
PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Canaveral-based Coast Guard Cutter Confidence aided in the rescue of five people Wednesday afternoon near Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. The five people were rescued in a multi-national rescue effort after their vessel caught fire and sank 40 miles north of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. The five survivors are Dominican Republican nationals who were located...

Coast Guard transfers 350 pounds of seized cocaine to the Dominican Republic Navy

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) law enforcement crews, as members of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group, in conjunction with Dominican Republic’s Navy and Air Force authorities recovered a 350-pound- cocaine shipment, 168 bricks, from the water following a maritime pursuit of a drug-smuggling vessel Saturday in the Mona Passage. The crew...