Coast Guard boat crew rescues 2 watercraft riders off Isla Verde Beach

Coast Guard boat crew rescues 2 watercraft riders off Isla Verde Beach
Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement rescued 2 watercraft riders Friday night, approximately one and a half miles off Isla Verde Beach in the municipality of Carolina, Puerto Rico. The rescued man and woman reportedly...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from ship near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from ship near Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65D Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen transfers a crewmember from the Marshall Island’s flagged Yasa Jupiter to Emergency Medical Service personnel at the Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico June 13, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter medevaced...

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million in cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $5.6 million in cocaine in San Juan
A Coast Guard Donald Horsley crewmember helps offload approximately 150 kilograms of seized cocaine that were transferred federal law enforcement authorities Saturday, at Sector San Juan. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) offloaded approximately 150 kilograms of seized cocaine and transferred custody of three suspected smugglers...

Coast Guard repatriates 50 of 51 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 50 of 51 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A makeshift vessel transporting 13 migrants, Dominican Republic nationals, was interdicted by a Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action marine unit the morning June 11, 2020. (Courtesy photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriated 50 of 51 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy Thursday in waters just off Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, following...

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 29 migrants to Samaná, Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Samaná, Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cuttter Joseph Doyle interdicted a 25-foot white and orange trip migrant vessel off the west coast of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico March 1, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 29 migrants to Samaná, Dominican Republic Monday night, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement crews, just off...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Vieques, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs man from Vieques, Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medically evacuates a man in Vieques, Puerto Rico, who experienced symptoms of a potential heart attack to a local hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico Feb. 4, 2020. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 47-year-old man from Vieques, Puerto Rico Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders received...

Coast Guard responds to 6.5 earthquake in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard responds to 6.5 earthquake in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is responding to a 6.5 magnitude earthquake and seismic activity registered Tuesday off the south and southwest coasts of Puerto Rico. All the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands remain open until further notice. Currently, there is...