All about Coast Guard

coast-guard
By Edition On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
0 Comments

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...

drug-bust
By Edition On Friday, October 21st, 2016
0 Comments

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...

illegal-venezuelans
By Edition On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
0 Comments

More illegal Venezuelans arrested

WILLEMSTAD – Once again the Caribbean Coastguard arrests illegal Venezuelans trying to reach the island. On the night of Monday to Tuesday, 13 illegal Venezuelan immigrants were arrested. The officers also found More...

illegal-venezuelans1
By Edition On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
0 Comments

Nine illegal Venezuelans arrested

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Coastguard has intercepted nine illegal immigrants. These illegal Venezuelans were all trying to get on the island. The arrests took place on the night of Monday, October 3rd. At 1.30 More...

Refugees1
By Edition On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
0 Comments

Work load Coast Guard increase caused by situation Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela promises to be an important issue in the upcoming debate on the Caribbean Coastguard. According to the Dutch Government, there are very few Venezuelan refugees to the islands. The Coast Guard More...

Venezuelan_illegal
By Edition On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
0 Comments

Coast Guard arrest two illegal Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Coastguard (KWCarib) has again intercepted a vessel recently and arrested two Venezuelans. These two are suspected of bringing people illegally into the country. The radar operator of More...

illegal venezuelans
By Edition On Monday, August 8th, 2016
0 Comments

Illegal Venezuelans arrested

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard, in cooperation with the Police Corps Curaçao (KPC), the Volunteer Corps Curaçao (VKC) and customs arrested 21 illegal immigrants in the night from Saturday to Sunday. Which was announced More...

Groningen1
By Edition On Monday, August 1st, 2016
0 Comments

The HNLMS Groningen seizes drugs once again

WILLEMSTAD -  The HNLMS Groningen in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted 125 kilograms of hard drugs last week. The interception took place off the coast of Panama in international waters. This is More...

coast guard
By Edition On Monday, July 18th, 2016
0 Comments

Coast Guard intercepts 128 kilos of cocaine

WILLEMSTAD - The action which preceded this interception started on the eve of the weekend, when Zr.Ms. Groningen chased a suspect vessel without lights. This boat sailed at high speed to St. Maarten. The naval More...

coast guard
By Edition On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
0 Comments

Curaçao has not paid Coastguard Contribution 2015 yet

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has not paid its contribution to the Coast Guard in 2015. It is a large sum, more than 3 million euros. This is according to answers from the Dutch Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert More...