March 30, 2023

US authorities seize drugs worth $13.3 million off Puerto Rico

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From Safety4Sea The US Coast Guard transferred custody of 491.5 kilograms of cocaine and 9.2 kilograms of suspected heroin, worth an estimated value of $13.3 million, at USCG Sector San Juan, Tuesday, following a recent interagency interdiction by Caribbean Border Interagency Group partner agencies in the Caribbean Sea, off Puerto Rico. The crew of a […]

US Coast Guard nabs suspected drug smugglers in Caribbean Sea

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From Jamaica Observer SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (CMC) — The United States Coast Guard says it has detained three suspected drug smugglers and seized 900 kilograms of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea south of Puerto Rico. The Coast Guard said that three men — Dominican Republic, Colombian and Venezuelan nationals — are now in the […]

US Coast Guard investigates boating collision in Puerto Rico

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From Caribbean News Now SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The US Coast Guard is investigating a collision between a recreational boat and a commercial passenger vessel that occurred on Tuesday night just off “Isla Magueyes” in Lajas, Puerto Rico. Coast Guard Watchstanders in Sector San Juan received a radio call on VHF channel 16 at […]