Coast Guard assists in search for survivors after 17 dead migrants wash ashore in Haiti

Coast Guard assists in search for survivors after 17 dead migrants wash ashore in Haiti
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard is assisting the Haitian Coast Guard in searching for possible Haitian migrants in the water after it’s believed their sail freighter ran aground in Haitian territorial seas Wednesday. The Coast Guard received notification Thursday evening that 17 deceased bodies washed ashore in Haiti. The Haitian Coast Guard rescued 12 survivors but advised that 19 were still missing. The...

Coast Guard rescues and repatriates 50 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk repatriated 50 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday. An HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami located a 40-foot sail freighter riding low in the water north of Cap Haitien. The Mohawk was diverted to render assistance. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard rescues and repatriates 127 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma repatriated 127 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday. The Haitian migrants were rescued from their overloaded and unstable 40-foot wooden sailing vessel approximately 85 miles west of Great Inagua, Bahamas, Sunday after being located by a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed to Operation Bahamas,...

Coast Guard repatriates 5 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless repatriated five Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday after being found aboard a 25-foot vessel Friday.

Coast Guard repatriates 323 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 323 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Monday.