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By Edition On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Coast Guard intercepts boat with 340 kilos of cocaine

WILLEMSTAD - Last Saturday early in the morning two men were arrested who tried to bring 340 kilos of cocaine to land by boat. The boat was detected by the Coast Guard's Dash aircraft which noticed that a boat was More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018

Coast Guard intercepts boat with illegal Venezuelan woman

WILLEMSTAD - The coastguard intercepted a vessel in the vicinity of Klein Curaçao yesterday afternoon. On the radar the officers could see how two vessels were next to each other. On arrival of the Coast Guard, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Coast Guard intercepts 28 Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - Last night, just after 12 o'clock, the coast guard intercepted a boat with 28 Venezuelans on board. That happened almost 10 kilometers from the coast at Daaibooi beach. The 17 men and 11 women had no More...

By Edition On Monday, August 6th, 2018

Spear fisherman caught

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard caught a spear fisherman. He received a fine and his catch was confiscated and destroyed. The man was caught in the act at Marie Pampoen. The destruction of the fish was recorded on More...

By Edition On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Coast Guard rescues sailing ship

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard and the rescue workers of Citro have helped a sailing ship in distress on Tuesday. The boat’s mast had been broken down between Oostpunt and Klein Curaçao, causing it to drift around. After More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 30th, 2018

Man lost at sea three days now

WILLEMSTAD - On Friday at the beginning of the evening, a man fell into the sea on the north coast of the island. That happened at Santu Pretu, just before the well-known surf spot Playa Kanoa. The man was looking More...

By Edition On Friday, June 1st, 2018

Coast Guard and Citro bring divers in for safety

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard yesterday received the call that a boat from a diving school had problems with its steering. Immediately an interceptor boat was sent to the location and the Citro was informed. The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

St. Maarten and Curaçao still owe for Coast Guard

THE HAGUE - Curaçao and St. Maarten still have to pay their 2017 contribution to the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard. The Dutch government has sent the countries a reminder that payment is overdue. Dutch State Secretary More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018

New patrol boats delivered in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Four new high-speed patrol boats commissioned in Curaçao are the first to be delivered to the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard (DCCG) under a 12-boat order announced last year. The welded aluminum 38 Defiant More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

More Venezuelans arrested by the Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD - The Coastguard Caribbean region detected two suspicious vessels of the type yola during a patrol about half a mile off the coast of Fuikbaai. There were a lot of materials on board. Because the six More...