Coast Guard repatriates 35 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 35 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 35 migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Friday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Thursday by Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement crews in the Mona Passage. The interdiction is the result of ongoing efforts in support of Operation Caribbean Guard and...

Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore

Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated the Captain of the 734-foot Singapore-flagged container ship M/V Maersk Batam Monday night, approximately 100 nautical miles south of Puerto Rico Monday night. The Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam, 57, is a citizen of the United Kingdom, who experienced life threatening symptoms of a possible stroke during...

Coast Guard repatriates 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 26 migrants, 22 men and four women, to the Dominican Republic Dec. 9, 2019 (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 26 migrants to the Dominican Republic Monday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Saturday morning in the Mona Passage. The interdiction...

Coast Guard repatriates 82 Dominican, returns 5 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 82 Dominican, returns 5 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) is on scene with a migrant vessel interdicted Oct. 6, 2019 in the Mona Passage. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutters Joseph Tezanos (WPC-1118) and Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 82 Dominican migrants and 5 Haitians to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday, following the interdiction of five illegal...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat Proción (GC-103) Sunday near Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Saturday afternoon in Mona Passage waters near Puerto...

Coast Guard rescues missing hunter on Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues missing hunter on Mona Island, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen rescued a missing hunter on Mona Island, Puerto Rico July 13, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued a missing hunter on the natural reserve of Mona Island, Puerto Rico Friday morning. Rescued is Walter Cardona, 60, a resident of Toa Baja, Puerto...

Coast Guard ends search for three missing Haitian migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for three missing Haitian migrants off Mona Island, Puerto Rico
2 other Haitians are recovered deceased, while 13 others survive SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended their search Sunday for three missing Haitian migrants, originally part of a group of 18, who attempted to make landfall on Mona Island, Puerto Rico during an illegal migrant voyage Saturday morning. So far, a Haitian man and woman have been recovered deceased and three others...

Coast Guard rescues 51 migrants from sinking vessel near Mona Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues 51 migrants from sinking vessel near Mona Island, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews rescued 49 Haitian migrants and two Dominicans from a sinking boat Tuesday night, 11 nautical miles northwest of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. The search for possible missing survivors continues as Coast Guard rescue crews continue to interview survivors to account for all the passengers travelling aboard the migrant boat. “While our search efforts...

Coast Guard responds to Cuban migrant landing on Mona Island

Coast Guard responds to Cuban migrant landing on Mona Island
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard crews responded to the landing of seven Cuban migrants on Mona Island, Puerto Rico, Saturday. At 9:30 a.m. a good Samaritan alerted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico, of a potential migrant landing on Mona Island. Coast Guard watchstanders alerted the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG), a partnership of local and Federal Law Enforcement...