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Coast Guard searches for cruise ship passenger

Associated Press  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a passenger who went overboard off a Royal Caribbean Cruises ship as it motored toward Puerto Rico. Company spokeswoman Cynthia Martinez said Sunday that the captain of the Adventure of the Seas stopped the ship, turned around and alerted authorities after a passenger reported seeing the person going overboard late Saturday. In a Sunday email, Martinez said footage of the incident was also captured by the ship' ... More

Coast Guard picks up 49 Haitian migrants from sinking boat

Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued 49 Haitian migrants and two Dominicans from a sinking boat off Puerto Rico's northwest coast. Spokesman Ricardo Castrodad said Wednesday that crews are still looking for possible missing survivors. He said the Coast Guard spotted the overloaded, 20-foot (6-meter) boat late Tuesday as migrants dumped buckets of water overboard to try and keep it afloat. The boat was located near ... More