Caribbean Sea

U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Office of Air and Marine (OAM) is the world's largest aviation and maritime law enforcement organization, a critical component of CBP's layered enforcement strategy for border security. With 1,200 federal agents, more than 250 aircraft and over 280 marine vessels operating from 83 locations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. CBP detects, intercepts, and apprehends criminals in diverse environments at and beyond U.S. borders. (Source: cbp.gov)

Customs And Border Protection Helps Confiscate $37 Million In Cocaine

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection aircraft patrolling the Caribbean Sea helped recover more than 3,300 pounds of cocaine, officials said.

08/28/2014

Source: CBS4

Meteorologists Watching Low That May Become Next Tropical System

An area of disturbed weather in the Atlantic Ocean has meteorologists keeping track of what may be the next named tropical system.

08/21/2014

Coastguardsmen alongside Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement law enforcement personnel load 3,591 pounds of marijuana for transportation to a secure facility following an interagency press conference at Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico July 21, 2014. The Coast Guard and federal law enforcement partner agencies announced the interdiction of the motor vessel An Nur, where the motor vessel and the illegal drug shipment, estimated to have a wholesale value of $3.5 million dollars were seized, while the 5-man Guyanese crew was detained for prosecution. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad, Sector San Juan Public Affairs specialist.)

Alleged Pot Smugglers Caught With 3,500 Pounds Of Drugs

Coast Guard officials seized more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana during a drug interdiction south of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea.

07/21/2014

(Source: NOAA)

NOAA Predicts Near-Normal To Less Active Hurricane Season

The 2014 Hurricane season is looking to be less active in the Atlantic , according to a new report.

05/22/2014

Twelve migrants were rescued by the Coast Guard after their vessel sank in the Caribbean Sea.  (Source: CBS4)

Migrants Rescued After Boat Sinks In Caribbean Sea

Twelve Cuban migrants were rescued after their boat sank in the Caribbean Sea Thursday.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

The U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Netherlands Navy and U.S. law enforcement partners seized 1,517 pounds of cocaine and detained Dominican Republic nationals Rene Peña-Almonte; José Antonio Toribio-Sánchez; and Raúl Rodríguez-Pascual, during an at-sea interdiction on June 11, 2013, in the Caribbean Sea, announced Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico, alongside federal law enforcement partners during a press conference at Coast Guard Base San Juan, June 18, 2013. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad, Sector San Juan Public Affairs Officer)

Bales Of Cocaine Tossed During High-Speed Water Chase

A massive load of cocaine worth a wholesale value of $24 million was taken from three alleged Dominican smugglers aboard a go-fast boat in the Caribbean Sea.

06/18/2013

Coast Guards Seize $27 million worth of cocaine.

Miami Coast Guard Seizes $27 Million Worth Of Cocaine

The Coast Guard is celebrating another big haul seized in the western Caribbean.

04/26/2013

Tropical Storm Rafael Forms In Eastern Caribbean Sea

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say the system over the eastern Caribbean Sea has formed into Tropical Storm Rafael.

CBS4–10/12/2012

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence offloads 2,300 pounds of marijuana at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., Nov. 1, 2011. The marijuana was seized by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin from a go-fast vessel interdicted in the Caribbean Sea Oct. 26, 2011. (Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard Seizes More Than A Ton Of Illegal Drugs

More than 2,300 pounds of marijuana and nearly 900 pounds of cocaine will not make it into the streets of South Florida after Coast Guard crews seized the illegal drugs from two separate vessels earlier this month.

CBS4–11/01/2011

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