Coast Guard repatriates 18 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 18 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter William Flores off the coast of Miami. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney) MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 18 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti, Thursday. On Monday, a Customs and Border Protection Office of Air Marine (CPB-OAM) boat interdicted a 28-foot non-compliant vessel suspected of migrant smuggling near...

54 migrants rescued at sea repatriated to Haiti

54 migrants rescued at sea repatriated to Haiti
A crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant lowers a child to a boatcrew during a repatriation off the coast of Haiti, June 16, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant repatriated 54 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti, Tuesday. While on patrol, a Caribbean Air & Marine Branch aircraft reported a suspicious sailing vessel south of St. John,...

Coast Guard Repatriates 56 Migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti and Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard Repatriates 56 Migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti and Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 25 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, and 31 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday. These repatriations are a result of five separate attempts to illegally migrate to the United States. On June 9, 2014, the Coast Guard Cutter Drummond interdicted 25 Haitian migrants on a yola vessel west of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. The migrants were transferred...

Coast Guard rescues more than 200 migrants in the span of a week

Coast Guard rescues more than 200 migrants in the span of a week
MIAMI – More than 200 migrants have been rescued and repatriated by the Coast Guard after a busy week of illegal migration attempts from Cuba, Haiti, the Bahamas, and the Dominican Republic. As of Sunday night, the Coast Guard repatriated 88 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba, 82 Haitian migrants to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, and 41 Dominicans and two Cubans back to the Dominican Republic within...

Coast Guard repatriates 28 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 28 Haitian migrants
MIAMI – Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless repatriated 28 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti, Tuesday. On Feb. 28, crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba interdicted a 35-foot vessel 35-miles north of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. The crew aboard the Escanaba safely embarked 20 male, 8 female Haitian migrants and two suspected smugglers. The migrants were later transferred...

Coast Guard Cutter Northland repatriates 18 Haitians to Cap Haitian, Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Northland repatriates 18 Haitians to Cap Haitian, Haiti
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Northland repatriated 18 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti, Saturday. Coast Guard crews originally responded to and interdicted 20 migrants, Thursday, February 6, 2014, approximately two nautical miles off Mona Island, Puerto Rico. The migrant vessel was spotted by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of...

Coast Guard repatriates 9 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 9 Haitian migrants
MIAMI – Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous repatriated nine Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti, Wednesday. On January 12th, the Coast Guard Cutter Cormorant and a Customs and Border Protection marine unit interdicted a suspected migrant smuggling vessel east of Port Everglades, Fla. The crew aboard the Cormorant safely embarked nine Haitian migrants and two suspected smugglers....

Coast Guard repatriates 239 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 239 Haitian migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutters Decisive and Escanaba repatriated 239 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti, Thursday. This repatriation was a result of two separate migrant interdictions. On Tuesday, Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders were notified that a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter detected a 40-foot sail freighter with multiple people aboard in the vicinity...

Coast Guard repatriates 86 Haitian migrants, detains 3 Dominican smugglers near Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard repatriates 86 Haitian migrants, detains 3 Dominican smugglers near Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous repatriated 86 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti Monday, following an at-sea interdiction early Thursday, approximately four nautical miles off Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Puerto Rico will be filing migrant smuggling charges against three suspected Dominican smugglers interdicted in the...