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 repatriates 35 Haitian migrants

Editors note: This story clarifies news reports concerning the Coast Guard’s role during an at-sea interdiction involving alleged migrant smugglers in command of an overloaded vessel with more than 100 Haitian migrants aboard. MIAMI – The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance repatriated 35 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Wednesday, after a dangerously overloaded vessel with more than 100...

Coast Guard repatriates 61 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca returned 61 Haitian migrants, including two children and an infant, to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Thursday, after rescuing them from their overloaded vessel in the waters northwest of Pointe Ouest, Ile de la Tortue, Haiti.