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By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Coast Guard finds missing fishermen

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard has found a boat with the five missing fishermen this week. They were lost at sea for about a day and a half. The fishing boat was found about 10 miles east of Bonaire. Once signaled, More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Thousands of Venezuelans in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - In Curaçao there are between five and ten thousand illegal Venezuelans. That is what the Dutch news agency NRC stated in an article about the refugees who are trying to get into the island from the More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Again boat with Venezuelans intercepted

WILLEMSTAD - Again a boat with Venezuelans on board was intercepted by the Coast Guard. The yola type boat was seen around 10 pm last night in the Fuik and Spanish Water area. It was intercepted when it was approaching More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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New station ship arrives tomorrow

WILLEMSTAD - At about half past nine tomorrow morning the new station ship of the Dutch Navy, Zr. Ms. Van Amstel arrives in Anna Bay and will receive a ceremonial welcome with salutes from Fort Amsterdam. The multipurpose More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Coast Guard assist drug interception in Colombia

WILLEMSTAD - Last Sunday afternoon the Dutch Caribbean Coastguard (DCCG) assisted in the interception of a significant amount of drugs by the colleagues of the Colombian Navy. The patrol aircraft of the Coast Guard, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Small boat with 22 Venezuelans intercepted by the coast guard

WILLEMSTAD – This morning at about half past four a go-fast boat with 22 Venezuelans was intercepted by the coast guard. This was confirmed by the spokesperson of the coast guard Roderick Gouverneur. The boat More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Coast Guard arrests more illegal Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Coastguard (KWCARIB) during the early morning of Tuesday, January 3rd once again detained a vessel with two Venezuelans. The radar operator of the Rescue and Coordination Centre of the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
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Coast Guard employee arrested

WILLEMSTAD - An employee of the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard was arrested yesterday morning. He is suspected to have helped in the smuggling of drugs and weapons. This was confirmed by the public prosecutor. The More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Navy Ship Holland intercepted Venezuelan drug shipment

PHILLIPSBURG - Earlier this week, the Navy guard ship intercepted a Venezuelan drug transportation. The boat sailed between Haiti and the Windward Islands and had more than 60 kilos of cocaine aboard. Street value More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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Almost 400 kilos of marijuana intercepted by the Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD - A major drug bust this week. The Dash-patrol aircraft of the Coast Guard discovered at about 40 nautical miles northwest of the island a suspicious go-fast boat. The officers then informed the Rescue More...