Coast Guard repatriates 46 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 46 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) repatriated 46 migrants Tuesday to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages in the Mona Passage. Four of the interdicted migrants, three men...

Coast Guard repatriates 27 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 27 migrants to the Dominican Republic
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard repatriated 27 migrants Thursday to the Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico. Four men and a woman, among the interdicted migrants, remain in Puerto Rico where they face possible federal prosecution for attempted illegal reentry into the United States. The interdictions...

Coast Guard continues search for Velopoula tank ship mariner north of Samana, Dominican Republic

USCG Cutter Farallon - file photoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue searching Monday for a missing crewman, who reportedly fell overboard Saturday from the Greek flagged oil tanker Velopoula, approximately 135 nautical miles north of Samana, Dominican Republic. Coast Guard rescue crews launched an aerial and surface search Saturday for the 24-year-old Greek mariner after Coast...