Coast Guard searches for 6 Cuban migrants

Boat traveling from Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico


MIAMI – Coast Guard rescue crews searched Monday for six Cuban migrants on board a boat reportedly going from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico.

The Coast Guard received calls Saturday from a migrant's family member, who said the boat hadn't arrived in Puerto Rico after leaving the Dominican Republic on Dec. 17.

Crews began searching south of the Dominican Republic and the Mona Passage on Saturday.

Anyone with information on the boat is asked to call the Coast Guard at 787-289-2041.