US catches 16 Dominicans trying to reach Puerto Rico

The US Coast Guard said Thursday it repatriated 11 Dominicans caught trying to reach Puerto Rico and will charge another five for attempting to enter the commonwealth after having been deportedThe US Coast Guard said Thursday it repatriated 11 Dominicans caught trying to reach Puerto Rico and will charge another five for attempting to enter the commonwealth after having been deported. The 15 men and one woman were rescued Monday as their fragile boat was taking on water, the Coast Guard said. Eleven of them were sent back to the Dominican Republic on Wednesday.

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