Coast Guard interdicts 49 Haitian migrants 21 miles northeast of Cuba

Coast Guard interdicts 49 Haitian migrants 21 miles northeast of Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Tampa file photo by by PA1 Dana Warr.MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 49 Haitian migrants Saturday approximately 21 miles northeast of Punta Maisi, Cuba. The crew of the Royal Netherlands Navy ship HNLMS Groningen (P-843) with a Coast Guard law enforcement team interdicted a 35-foot Haitian sail freighter with 49 migrants aboard, three of those being unaccompanied children....

Coast Guard repatriates 86 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 86 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) crew repatriated 86 Haitian migrants Saturday to Cap-Haïtien, Haiti. While on routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas, located a 40-foot overloaded sail freighter 26 nautical miles north of Punta Maisi, Cuba. The Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard repatriates 25 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk repatriated 25 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami aircrew spotted a sail freighter with migrants aboard north of Haiti Monday. The Mohawk crew, along with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence, arrived on scene and transferred the 21 males and four females aboard the cutter Mohawk. Once...