Tag: Vieques Puerto Rico

Coast Guard Searches For 2 Overdue Fishermen In Waters Off Vieques and Yabucoa

SAN JUAN — Coast Guard air and surface crews are searching for two overdue fishermen Saturday in waters south of Vieques and Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Overdue are Marcos Jonael Calzada Parilla from Vieques, Puerto Rico, and one other unidentified person, who reportedly departed on a fishing trip Thursday morning from Playa Esperanza in Vieques to an […]

Coast Guard Helicopter Searches For Missing Snorkeler In Punta Arenas Vieques

SAN JUAN — Coast Guard air and surface units are searching Thursday for a missing missing snorkeler in waters just off Punta Arenas in Vieques, Puerto Rico. The missing snorkeler is Joanna Revis, 38, from Chicago, Illinois, who reportedly was last seen snorkeling near the shoreline at 1p.m. Wednesday.  She was wearing a swim attire consisting of […]

2 Men From Vieques Arrested After Being Stopped On Boat With $100,000 Cash On It

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Viequensians taking $100,000 cash to St. Thomas on a boat not using operational lights were arrested Monday and charged with smuggling. Julius Alvarez-Gonzalez, 31, and Jimmy Yovanny Garcia-Quinonez ,22, of Vieques, Puerto Rico, were arrested on criminal charges related to their alleged involvement in concealing or attempting to conceal more than […]

Vieques With No Food Or Gas For Days After Cargo Ship Breaks Down

VIEQUES, Puerto Rico — At the María Simmons school, hundreds lined up on a recent morning to receive their COVID-19 shots in Vieques, an island off Puerto Rico’s eastern shores. Classrooms were outfitted with injection stations. Posters reminding those in line to stay six feet apart were stapled on the trunks of lush trees in […]

2 Vieques Natives Check Into St. Thomas Hotel With A Duffel Bag Full Of Cocaine, Feds Say

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Puerto Rico natives checked into a waterfront-area hotel on St. Thomas and brought with them a duffel bag full of cocaine, authorities said. Rafael Velez-Lopez, 24, of Vieques and Emanuel Campbell Camacho, 29, of Vieques, appeared today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for preliminary and detention hearings after being taken […]