Coast Guard ends search after rescuing 38 people near Puerto Rico | app

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday that it has suspended the search for potential survivors of an capsized boat near Puerto Rico after it found 11 bodies and rescued 38 migrants from a vessel that had carried about 60 to 75 passengers.

Crews searched the waters north of the uninhabited island of Desecheo, located west of Puerto Rico, for four days. All 11 victims were Haitian women and 36 of the 38 survivors were Haitians. The other two were from the Dominican Republic, officials said.

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