Coast Guard suspends search for survivors from migrant vessel off Tortola, British Virgin Islands

USCG file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday afternoon for additional survivors from an alleged migrant vessel that ran aground on a reef shortly after midnight Monday morning near the outer entrance of Paraquita Bay in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. In total, British Virgin Islands’ rescue crews recovered five bodies including three adults and two children....

Coast Guard searching for survivors from migrant vessel off Tortola, British Virgin Islands

USCG file photoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Coast Guard crews are assisting British Virgin Islands authorities in the search for additional survivors from an alleged migrant vessel that ran aground on a reef Monday near the outer entrance of Paraquita Bay in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. So far, British Virgin Islands’ rescue crews have recovered five bodies including three adults and two children....

Coast Guard awards Meritorious Public Service Award to six British Virgin Islands Residents

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard recognized six British Virgin Islands’ Good Samaritans during an awards presentation Friday at the Premier’s Office in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.