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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Dead Venezuelans were previously deported from Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Three of the four Venezuelans who were found dead on the coast of Curaçao last Wednesday were deported at the end of last year because they were staying illegally on the island. That is what the local More...

By Edition On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Update: Search halted for missing Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - A new search by the Curaçao Coast Guard for Venezuelan migrants has not yielded anything. A search was held at sea because there were probably more than six illegal migrants on board the boat that More...

By Edition On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Van Speijk intercepts 1600 kilos of cocaine

WILLEMSTAD - The naval ship Sr. Ms. Van Speijk has intercepted 1600 kilos of cocaine in the Caribbean. The drugs were transported on board a merchant ship that was en route to the Dominican Republic. It was the More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Navy ship intercepts drug transport in the Caribbean Sea

WILLEMSTAD - The naval ship Zr.Ms. Van Speijk, the station ship of the Royal Netherlands Navy in the Caribbean, intercepted about 550 kg of cocaine on a 'go-fast' in the Caribbean Sea during the night of 21 to 22 More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Coast Guard detains 30 undocumented migrants south of Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard Caribbean (KWCARIB) intercepted a vessel with 30 undocumented migrants south of Daaibooibaai, Curaçao, on Saturday morning 23 December. On Saturday morning, the radar operator of the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Coast Guard evacuates crew member

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard came into action at sea yesterday for a medical evacuation. On board of the cargo ship Punta a crew member had fallen down the stairs and became unconscious. The ship sailed about 100 More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Hand grenades and firearms found during action Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard Caribbean (KWCARIB) intercepted four vessels in cooperation with Customs on Tuesday 12 December. In total there were eight (8) persons on board, all with Venezuelan nationality. They More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 4th, 2017

Another 23 undocumented migrants detained by Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Coastguard (KWCARIB) has picked up 5 undocumented migrants in the night from Saturday to Sunday. An additional 18 undocumented migrants were arrested on Sunday during the day. In total More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Coast Guard arrests 20 undocumented migrants

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Coastguard intercepted a vessel this morning with twenty undocumented migrants south of Curaçao. The radar operator of the Rescue and Coordination Center discovered a suspicious ship More...

By Edition On Friday, November 10th, 2017

New station ship arrived this morning in St. Anna Bay

WILLEMSTAD - The new station ship in the Caribbean entered the harbor of Willemstad this morning. The Zr.Ms. Van Speijk of the Royal Navy will be the station ship for the next 4 months. The navy ship sailed the More...