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SAN JUAN —  U.S. Coast Guard aircrews rescued two men Monday morning from a capsized boat in the British Virgin Islands, and they also rescued a man and a woman from a disabled jet ski Sunday night near Luquillo. In two other separate search and rescue cases during the weekend

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Columbian traveling in a go-fast boat with 1,355 pounds of marijuana off the Pacific coast of Columbia got 2.75 years in prison after his conviction as a drug trafficker. Cristian Valencia-Mendoza of Bogota, was sentenced to 33 months in prison after being found guilty of conspiracy

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard repatriated 36 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic Wednesday afternoon, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages just off Cabo Rojo and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The interdicted migrants claimed to be Dominican Republic nationals, two of whom remain in Puerto Rico to

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard returned 28 migrants to the Dominican Republic between Friday and Sunday, while 20 other migrants were repatriated October 12, following the interception of three illegal voyages in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico. One of the interdicted migrants remains in Puerto Rico to

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser repatriated 45 of 48 migrants to the Dominican Republic Sunday afternoon, following the interdiction of three illegal voyages in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico. Two of the interdicted migrants remain in Puerto Rico to face possible federal prosecution on charges

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Yachts apparently anchored too closely together on St. Thomas earned the ire of several concerned citizens on social media this weekend. Ronnie Lockhart of St. Thomas posted a photo to Facebook which depicts a large grouping of boats near Magens Bay. Concerned citizens complained because they felt

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MIAMI — The Coast Guard reminds boaters throughout the Caribbean to use extra caution while out on the water this holiday weekend. Coast Guard crews, along with local and state law enforcement agencies, will be patrolling, conducting safety checks and ensuring mariners are staying safe. Before you leave the dock, review these

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police concluded their search for an overdue boater, who was found stranded and rescued by the crew of a Puerto Rico Police marine unit this morning on “Cayo Collado” in Lajas. Rescued is Francisco Palomo, 55, who reportedly rented a Caribbean

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 33 migrants to the Dominican Republic this morning, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico. The interdictions are the result of ongoing multiagency efforts in support of Operation Caribbean Guard and the Caribbean

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SAN JUAN — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez offloaded approximately 1,981 kilograms of cocaine, 28 kilograms of amphetamines and six suspected smugglers at Sector San Juan Friday, following two separate interdictions in the Caribbean Sea. The seized illegal narcotics have a wholesale value of at least

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